Shalhoub teaches voice and music to young people and adults and enjoys speaking to various audiences in diverse spaces. She was recently a full-time Voice and Music teacher for middle schoolers at a public charter school in Richmond, California, and has taught classes at San Francisco State University, Sonoma State University, Five Keys Charter School. Shalhoub has given keynotes, speeches, workshops and musical presentations at UC Santa Cruz, UC Berkeley, The Presidio Officer's Club, Rutgers University, Community College San Francisco, performed at national conferences such as The Gathering of Leaders, Social Venture Network, The National Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, The National Conference on Community and Restorative Justice, and others. Watch her TedX talk HERE.
If you are interested in private lessons, please feel free to contact Naima here. She specializes in teaching young people 6-17 but is always open to working with adults too.
Restorative Justice and Youth Engagement
Naima spent two years as a full-time facilitator of Restorative Practices in a TK-8th grade Oakland Public School. She regularly facilitated community building circles, peacemaking/repairing harm circles and now draws upon this experience to teach music while supporting young people to empower themselves to affect positive change on a personal level and n their school and communities.
Naima is a member of Golden Thread Productions, the first American theater company focused on the Middle East, landing acting roles in various staged readings and productions. She has also acted with the African-American Shakespeare Company, The Medea Project, participated in a musical theater residency at BRIC, and others.
Please contact Naima if you are interested in seeing her acting bio.