In 2008, Gilbert S. Mouawad, an educator and musician from Zgharta, North Lebanon, opened a humble school in collaboration with a French citizen and friend Michel Acolat: Acolat de Musique.
In 2011, after recognizing the importance to push the boundaries of music education forward, the founder took initiative to expand the school and help it reach new heights.
Acolat de Musique became Ecole d’Art et de Musique.
The history of EAM is rich, bold and vibrant.
In 2014, the founder established a parallel branch in Kfarsaroun Koura.
In 2016, a summer school was opened in Ehden.
In 2017, the managing director achieved a deep research about the learning process at preparatory schools of music in Lebanon in comparison with USA counter parts that the system was implemented in Ecole d’Art et de Musique.
In 2018, a new branch opened in Batroun.
In 2019 EAM Franchised to Dekwene Beirut and launched the online learning system. The timeline above reflects an honored tradition of excellence and professionalism.
In 2021, a recent branch saw the light in Erbil-Iraq and was named “بيت الفن والموسيقى “.
Ecole d’Art et de Musique was also successfully recognized by the ministry of Education under decree 143 in 17 February 2017. Click here to download the license.