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George Herro

Program:

Performing Arts

Position:

Lecturer of Music

Contact Data:

Email: georges.herro@lau.edu.lb
Byblos Campus

  • Raised in a musical family, retired General Dr. Georges Herro is a pianist, composer, and an orchestra conductor. He received his first piano lessons at an early age at the hand of his father, Maestro Mike Herro.

    In 1979, he joined the Lebanese National Conservatory and pursued theoretical studies in harmony and counterpoint under the supervision of its former president, Maestro Toufic Succar. He received his Conservatory Diploma in 1985.

    In 1979, he enrolled in the Faculty of Music at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), where he pursued his musical studies until receiving his Diploma in Musicology in 1982. At the same time, he followed piano lessons with Professor Estephan Emyan.

    In 2004, Herro began his doctoral studies in Universite Sain Esprit - Kaslik until he received his PhD degree in 2010.

    In 1983, he joined the Lebanese Army as Cadet Officer Musician and graduated as Lieutenant Musician in 1985. Until his retirement as General in 2012, he occupied several positions particularly that of Chief Conductor of the Lebanese Army military band since 2000. He also led the French Army musical band as well as the Royal Jordanian army band.

    Dr. Georges Herro received several trophies, mainly from the French and Slovakian Presidents.