The academy caters to children and young people with a wide range of educational and artistic activities. We aim to change lives with art by developing self-esteem, life skills, ethics, and humanitarian values. We help students of all ages appreciate art so they start creating their own visual art in classrooms.
Our core purpose is to develop a strong sense of responsibility and ethics in students through positive competition. Thus, helping students fulfill their true potential and rise to new challenges in life.
Dr. Baltagi is a lecturer at the Lebanese American University and serves as the head of the music program at the Lebanese International University. He was a former professor of music education at Baldwin Wallace University and served as a teaching associate at The Ohio State University in the United States.
He received his Ph.D. in Music Education from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and his Masters in Music and Kodály certification from Silver Lake College of the Holy Family in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Ibrahim has post-graduate training in Kodály methodology from the Zoltan Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music in Kecskemet, Hungary.
His Orff Schulwerk training is from University of Saint Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, and The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He has a diploma in clarinet performance from the Conservatoire National de Boulogne in Paris, France and he has completed a two-year certification in Creating Original Opera Program from Yale University and the Metropolitan Opera of New York. He has presented and conducted numerous workshops in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, UAE, Malaysia, Erbil – Iraq, Cyprus, and the United States.