LRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music-UK), MMus (England)
Although Lamees was born in Canada, she lived most of her life in Jordan and Palestine. From a very young age, Lamees showed interest in music, playing little pieces by ear from the age of 4. She received her first piano lessons in Jordan at the age of 7; completing the 8 grades of music theory and Practical Examinations with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.
She was the first Piano student in Jordan to obtain the Advanced Certificate of the ABRSM and passed it with distinction when she was 20 years old. She pursued her studies with the ABRSM and became the first student in Jordan to obtain an LRSM in Piano Teaching. In the year 2000 Lamees graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK with a Masters in Music Performance and moved to Palestine to teach Piano, Music Theory, History of Western Music and Piano Music Literature at the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music and later became the Academic Director of its Jerusalem Branch which held over 20 teachers and 200 students. Lamees performed in Jordan, England, Scotland, Tunisia, and in various cities in Palestine. She has also composed a few pieces for small ensembles and is currently working on creating a piano syllabus for beginners.
Lamees is passionate about teaching, inspiring and nurturing her students to achieve their musical goals.