Reem Abu Rahmeh

Dean of the Middle School
B.A., National Music Conservatory/Yarmouk University
B.S., University of Jordan
M.A., Columbia University Teachers College

Born and raised in Jordan, Reem Abu Rahmeh graduated from the University of Jordan with a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, but her passion for music and teaching led her to continue her training, which began at the age of 10, until she received her Bachelor's degree in music performance from the National Music Conservatory/Yarmouk University.

Ms. Abu Rahmeh's experience includes giving private piano lessons, and teaching music courses at college and high school levels at the National Music Conservatory in addition to teaching music appreciation at the University of Jordan and sixth grade science at Al-Ahliyyah School for Girls.

As a pianist, Ms. Abu Rahmeh’s primary focus has been on accompaniment and chamber music (she is currently part of the Jordanian chamber group The Iris Trio). She has played in the orchestra of the National Music Conservatory as a violinist and has participated in concerts and festivals in the United States, Germany, Italy and Jordan. In 2005, she received the Playing for Peace Scholarship and studied in New Hampshire for one year under the instruction of the Apple Hill Chamber Players. In the course of her piano studies, she has worked with V. Doub, A. Bashir, M.U. Sidiq, G. Loring and E. Stumacher.

Ms. Abu Rahmeh joined King's Academy in 2007 as a music teacher in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, and has since served as freshman dean and associate dean of students. In 2015, she obtained a Master’s degree in educational leadership from Columbia University Teachers College. She became dean of the Middle School the following year.