March 2016

A new Affiliation has been signed between Ecole des Arts Ghassan Yammine and the Prestigious Birmingham University, UK, for the following faculties and departments: Music, Composition, Singing, Conducting, Film Music, Music Technology, Music Production, Sound Engineering, Acting, Film Production, Painting, and Photography.

The official ceremony took place at the office of Birmingham University’s Vice-President.

November 2015

A New Department has been launched for AutoCAD – 3D Max – Photoshop

December 2014

Member of Medinea (Mediterranean Network of Musical and Artistic Institutions and Festivals)

November 2013

Ecole des Arts Ghassan Yammine became “Active Member” at the AEC (Assocation Européenne des Conservatoires Supérieurs”

July 2012

Partnership with “Orchestre des Jeunes de la Méditérranée”

January 2012

Partnership between the International Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and Ecole des Arts Ghassan Yammine

September 2011

Ecole de Musique Ghassan Yammine becomes « Ecole des Arts Ghassan Yammine »

September 2011

a 6th branch was opened in Hamra – Beirut, with new departments (for the 1st time in Lebanon): the “Musical Theater” and the “Music Therapy”, in addition to “Ghassan Yammine School of Modern Music”, “Body & Mind”, “Photography”.

January 2011

a new international affiliation has been concluded between the Dance Department and “Linda Faoro’s Traveling Dance School

January 2011

the “Ecole Normale Superieure de Musique de Paris – Alfred Cortot” opened a piano master class in EDAGY for advanced students, with the French pianist Veronique Bonnecaze as a tutor.

January 2011

a new affiliation agreement was signed with the National Conservatory of Lyon in France: joint diplomas will be issued to EDAGY students (Music, Dance and Theater).

October 2010

the Photography department was created in all branches.

June 2009

the Lebanese President General Michel Suleiman made a tribute to Ghassan Yammine at the Presidential Palace in Baabda.

May 2009

Ghassan Yammine received the French Gold Medal of Honor for the Arts in Paris.

October 2008

an agreement has been concluded with ICM – Paris for a new service: “Music Lessons at Home”.

October 2007

Ghassan Yammine received the National Order of the Cedar – Knight Grade from the Lebanese President, General Emile Lahoud.

October 2007

a new branch has been opened on Gazir highway (Keserwan) with 2 departments: Music and Painting.

May 2006

Mr. Ghassan Yammine has been elected as a member of the FFEM board (French Federation of Music Institutions).

July 2005

a 4th branch was opened in the “Palais des Congrès” in Dbayeh with 3 new departments: Music Technology, Painting and “Actor’s School”.

May 2005

the Choir of the Music School has been created.

January 2005

an agreement has been concluded with Carnegie Hall, New York (Master Class and Workshops).

May 2005

the Choir of the Music School has been created.

October 2004

the Dance section was created in Jal El Dib branch including different styles.

May 2004

EDAGY received from “Association des Amis d’Antonio Ruiz-Pipo” France, the personal library (about 800 music books and scores) of the famous French pianist and composer: Ruiz-Pipo, died in 1997.

September 2001

a third branch was opened in Jal-El-Dib, 5km north of Beirut.

June 2001

EDAGY begins a collaboration with Ecole Normale Supérieure de Musique de Paris, which is offering full scholarship to EDAGY students to continue their studies in Ecole Normale.

June 2001

EDAGY signs a protocol of collaboration with the prestigious “Conservatoire de Boulogne-Billancourt,” which is considered one of the three top conservatories in France.

November 2000

EDAGY was selected to become the first music institution from the Arab countries that adheres to the AEC (Association Européenne des Conservatoires supérieurs, academies de musique et musikhochulen).

February 2000

EDAGY became member of the FFEM (Fédération Française de l’Enseignement Musical) as the first non-European institution.


EDAGY became the official representative of Waleed Howrani in Lebanon and the Arab countries.

April 1998

EDAGY included three departments:
• Classical music department
• Modern music department
• Oriental Music Department

September 1996

a second branch was founded in the heart of Beirut, in Sodeco.

September 1993

Ghassan Yammine- pianist and composer founded Ecole de Musique Ghassan Yamine- Lebanon (EDAGY). Its first branch is in Beit Chabab, in the northern outskirts of Beirut.