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Dr. Hamda Farhat specialist in Psychopathology and Clinical and music therapy used some music tracks (ROMANCE) in the treatment of drug addicts and in the (Nsroto rehab center) area Zahle.

 

This was music suitable for treatment has given positive results either method of treatment was focused on 3 main stages of each session the first stage is used (SPRING) and that are intended by the author to express the relationship with the mother and the beloved and emotions , melancholy and nostalgia responded with patients so that the connection with the letter and expressed their relationship with their mothers and also raised their guilt toward addictive because they are in this act they mothers and Dr. Farhat used this method through music influential and exciting for the memories to come out of difficulties and sad memories to reality to see the patient's dry take them away objective through discussion with a therapist while in the second phase they used music light and neutral in order to put the patient in a transitional phase for the last stage and also if the hair patient feelings of certain at this stage discussed with the processor either in the third and final phase of each session music therapy severed active somewhat the rhythm alive and active calls for the patient to open up to the future of any contrary cut first and here comes the patient's state of sadness and state the difficulties and frustration to optimism and thinking positive future projects.

 

This method multiple directions based on exchanges between the past and the future between memories sad and joyous between negative perceptions of self and others perceptions and positive between aspects of personal and between the person and the other people in the group also can be applied individually has proven therapeutic value , music to composer Samer Hatoum is considered good for the treatment of the music and Dr. Farhat ask the composer to prepare some tracks for other cases such as anxiety, stress and other psychological conditions . 

International Conducting Masterclass

international-conducting-masterclass-hungary-august-2012My trip to Budapest last Month was the first step in orchestral conducting  through the masterclass with the MAV orchestra which is led and directed by the professor Ilona Mesko.

 

The masterclass was given to enrich me as a participant with the technique and dynamics of conducting under the baton of the professor Ilona Mesko who is highly qualified  lecturer.

 

This masterclass included many International works as:


Beethoven
Tchaikovsky
Shostakovich
 
I shared my experience in Hungary with 23 participants and colleagues from:


USA
Canada
Brazil
Germany
Finland
Holland
Belgium
Greece
Israel
Thailand
whom I have respect to and admiration to their help

Samer in Budapest 2012

samer-hatoum-and-ilona-mesko-budapest-800pxHere are some pictures from my recent trip to Budapest, Hungary.

 

I'm here with Ilona Mesko a professor of orchestra conductor in Hungary who conducts the MAV orchestra. I studied a masterclass under the direction of professor Ilona Mesko with the MAV orchestra in Budapest.

 

Below is a picture of me with Reginaldo  Nascimento.
Reginaldo  Nascimento is an orchestra conductor from Brazil, we met in Budapest  with the MAV orchestra with professor Ilona Mesko.

 

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Samer Hatoum on Networking Sites

TickI have now added links to my profiles on the social networking sites Facebook, LinkedIN, and Musicianspage.

 

You can see these links on the left hand side on my homepage; http://www.samerhatoum.com/home

 

Feel free to link up with me or "like" me on Facebook - Samer Hatoum

My new score "Spring"

springI am these days putting the finishing touches to my latest score "Spring"

 

The first 5 pages of the sheet music for this score can be downloaded for free.

In addition you can also listen to this and if you wish purchase this as a MP3.

 

We will soon add the Sheet Music for the full Score to the catalogue so please visit again soon.