Fatma Racha Shehadeh , was born on August 21st, 1994 in Los Angeles, CA to a Lebanese mother and a Palestinian father. She grew up in Tripoli, Lebanon. Fascinated by music since childhood, she joined Fayha Children’s Choir in 2005. At the age of 13, she was able to finally join Fayha Choir.
Throughout the first two years, Fatma Racha developed a love for choral music, and soon she was trusted by Maestro Barkev Taslakian to work on the first Fayha Choir social project: the Unesco Children Choir, in Tripoli, Saida and Tyr. Under the supervision and guidance of Maestro Barkev Taslakian,
Fatma Racha took charge of Fayha Children’s Choir in 2011. Since then, Fatma Racha worked as an assistant conductor in the other social choral projects with NRC, IRC, SOS.. While being taught by Maestro Barkev Taslakian. Additionally, she works as a film director and cinematographer while keeping strong attachment to choral singing and conducting.