Composer Hisham Kharma holds music therapy sessions at Cairo's 57357 Children's Cancer Hospital

Ahram Online , Monday 6 Feb 2023

Composer and music producer Hisham Kharma held a music therapy sessions at the 57357 Children’s Cancer Hospital.

Hisham Kharma


The music therapy sessions included light music, coined by Kharma as "meditative", written by the composer. In the session held last week, Kharma was accompanied by other musicians.

He documented this experience with photos released on his social media showing the musicians surrounded by children.

"Performed our Music Therapy Session today with these beautiful little angels at 57357 Children’s Cancer Hospital. Thank you to everyone who joined us," Kharma commented on the photos.

This is not the first time for the musician to hold music therapy sessions. Kharma organised similar events at Egypt's touristic spots addressing "meditative music" fans.

Born and raised in Cairo, Kharma has lived and worked in Miami, Hamburg, and Dubai.

A computer science graduate, he kickstarted his music career as a creative director in the advertising industry, winning a number of regional and global awards.


He began performing live music concerts in 2016.

Accompanied by a grand orchestra, Kharma performed in major events in notable locations such as at the feet of Egypt's Pyramids, Cairo Citadel, and London Mansion House.

Kharma created the theme music for the Egyptian Youth Forum in 2018, the first edition of the Cairo Drama Festival, the World Fencing Championship, and most recently for the opening of the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) which took place in 2022 in Sharm El-Sheikh

Kharma released multiple top charting albums and singles.

He released his first album First Voyage with Virgin Megastore and Hybrid records and his second official album The Arabesque -  a joint project with the Grammy-award winner Yanni and Can Atilla - with Sony Music.

His scores for TV series include El-Nehaya (The End, 2019) and Suits (The Arabic adaptation of the US TV series) (2021).

His scores in film include Mako (2021).

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