Director’s Message

Director’s Message

On behalf of the faculty, staff, and students of the RIMD, I am pleased to welcome you to our website and thank you for your interest in our Institute.


My name is Jamil Orfali, director at RIMD.


For over 5 years our faculty has embraced our fundamental Mission: to teach Music & Dance to people of all ages and abilities; to help our students find the inspiration and joy Music brings to the mind and soul, and to strengthen the sense of community in the neighborhoods we serve”.


Our dynamic faculty of professional performers, scholars, composers, Music educators and conductors welcome the opportunity to assist students in the development of their musical talent, nurturing their passion and preparing each individual to make significant artistic contributions in their future musical endeavors.

Our website offers a glimpse into the depth, breadth and quality of programs. You will find that we offer ten music instruments, seven Dance styles, two Music international exams and one Dance international certification. We are pleased to offer a remarkable array of classes and ensembles, as well as individualized
studio instruction, all designed to nurture each individual student musician.


The RIMD annually hosts two Music & Dance Concerts, and international well-known pro dancers and performers from TV shows.


The faculty and staff welcome your interest in the School of Music. We invite you to explore the exciting possibilities that await you. Browse our Music and Dance programs as well as our events calendar for those who want to stay active in Music and Dance while on campus. We want you to feel right at home here at The Royal Institute of Music and Dance.

Musically Yours,

Jamil Orfali