Sr. Susan Tabbaa Nashawati
memorized the Qur'an, learned Islamic and Qur'anic studies under
several teachers, and is accredited to teach Quranic recitation by one
of the most respected Quran school in Syria. She has worked as a
teacher for Qur'anic and Islamic studies at the Orange County School
and the Amana School in California (USA).
She has a MS. in Electrical Engineering and working toward her PhD and
is currently a lecturer in California State University of Long Beach.
Ahmet Karamete (#4) was born in a small town in Turkey
where he memorized the Holy Quran when he was 13-years old. In
an effort to refine his Tajweed and Adaa skills, Sheikh Karamete
migrated to Istanbul, where he studied under the mentorship of some of
the most respected and knowledgeable scholars of Quranic recitation.
He later studied the 10 different styles of reading the Quran and
obtained certification as a Qurra Hafiz for all of them.
Sheikh Karamete served 38 years as an Imam and a Khatib in the famous
Sisli Camii mosque in Istanbul. He taught the science and techniques
of reciting the Quran to scores of students. He currently leads daily
prayers in Masjid Omar Ibn-Al-Khattab Mosque in Los Angeles,
California, where he also conducts tajweed classes.
Muar Talib (#3) qari and hafiz. He
is originally from Palestine and learned his Qirat from masters in
Palestine and Kuwait. He currently lives in Las Vegas