Manar Naeem is a third year Physics student at Wilfrid Laurier university minoring in computer science and math. she has been playing Oud for about 12 years. She teaches Oud for children and adults at the Canadian Arabic Conservatory of music, and performs with the Canadian Arabic Orchestra.
Since arriving in Canada from Syria, Manar has had the chance to perform in different events across Kitchener-Waterloo, Mississauga, and Toronto. Through these involvements she could experience how music is a global language of love that can bring different cultures and communities together.