Reem Deeb

Assistant Professor of Practice

Dr. Reem Deeb has over 16 years of experience in teaching and performing extensively in the United States, Middle East and Europe. Her repertoire includes several recitals, oratorio, opera and musical theatre roles and productions. She also is an active member in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and is an associate organist and soprano soloist at the National Evangelical Church of Beirut. She widely collaborates with many to spread cultural awareness, peace and joy. Dr. Deeb is the first to be appointed as artist in residence to this type of position at the Lebanese American University, Beirut.

Dr. Deeb works with LAU students to develop their musical skills and to collaborate with the programs at LAU on performing arts projects, in addition to working with other artists, organizations and the community. She is delighted to have a platform to perform at LAU and at other venues under the auspices of LAU to raise the performing arts profile.

Selected Publications

  • Formant Frequencies in Middle Eastern Singers. Hamdan AL, Tabri D, Deeb, R, Rifai H, Rameh C, Fleihan N.  American Journal of Otolaryngology. 2008 May-June; 2(3): 180-3.
  • Voice Disorders in Teachers. The Role of Family Physicians. Abdul-Latif Hamdan, MD, Abla Sibai, Srourr, Z, Sabra O, and Deeb, R. Saudi Med J. 2007 March; 28(3):422-8.
  • Vocal Characteristics in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Hamdan AL, Deeb, R, Sibai A, Rameh C, Rifai H, Fayyad J. Journal of Voice. 2007 Dec. 12. 
  • The Use of a Screening Questionnaire to Determine the Incidence of Allergic Rhinitis in Singers with Dysphonia. Abdul-Latif Hamdan, MD, Abla Sibai, PhD, Marwan Youssef, MD, Reem Deeb, DM, Fares Zaitoun, MD. Archives of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. 2006 May: 132:547-9.
  • Laryngeal Biomechanics in Middle Eastern Singing. The use of singers of Future TV Superstar I and II. Abdel-Latif Hamdan, MD, Reem Deeb, MD. Journal of Voice. 2005 Dec; 20(4):579-84.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society
  • Member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Music in History and Literature, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA.
  • Doctor of Music in Voice Performance, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA.
  • Diploma in Strategic Business and Leadership, United Emirates Arab University and GGG group, UAE.
  • Master of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA.
  • Bachelor of Music, Warren Wilson College, NC, USA.