Lebanese oud player, Charbel Rouhana was born in 1965 in the town of Amchit. He pursued his music education at the Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik (USEK) and obtained his BA in Oud Instrumentation in 1986 and his MA in Musicology in 1987.
He taught oud at USEK from 1984 till 2014 and at the National Conservatory of Music in Lebanon between 1992 and 2006.
Charbel Rouhana established a new method in playing the oud. This method was published in seven volumes and was adopted by the National Conservatory of Music in Lebanon and the Faculty of Music in the Holy Spirit University, where he has been teaching since 1986.