Since his recital debut in Damascus, Syria, Ayman Jarjour has been actively performing in the Middle East, Europe, the United States and the Far East. His solo performances with orchestra include the world premiere of Olypmus (concerto for guitar and orchestra) by Evis Sammoutis with the Hessle Sinfonia. He played the Syrian premiere of Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez with the Syrian National Symphony Orchestra. The concert is frequently broadcast worldwide via the satellite TV channel. Mr. Jarjour's international performances include concerts in Beirut, Amman, Madrid, Bonn and Taipei. The Taiwanese President and other government officials attended his New Year's Eve concert in Taiwan in December 1999. In Syria, where he often appeared in TV concert broadcasts and interviews, he was active in introducing classical and contemporary music to the Syrian public both as a soloist and leader of different guitar and chamber music ensembles. In May 2000, Mr. Jarjour gave a concert to standing ovation at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall as winner of an Artists International's Special Presentation Award. Below: Ayman with Pepe Romero in New York While pursuing his Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School, Mr. Jarjour performed in concerts at the Juilliard Theater and Alice Tully Hall. He also performed at the Continental Center and the Salisbury State University Concert Series and played in the Focus! Festival as well as in the Juilliard productions of The Three Sisters by Chekhov and A Winter's Tale by Shakespeare. Ayman Jarjour received his Bachelor's degree from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Madrid, Spain where studied with Jose Luis Rodrigo, Segovia's favorite student. He served on the faculty of the High Institute of Music in Damascus, Syria between 1994 and 1997. He has been teaching in London since 2001 and in the last 4 years has been teaching in both London and Brussels.