A workshop ‘oriental percussion’ for all levels. From 2 pm to 5.30 pm. Lessons available:
learning rhythm patterns and compositions from the Arabian and Turkish world,
working on technique, playing and improvistion,
learning how to play together, combinations of rhythm patterns and tunes (songs or instrumental pieces). Those who play other instruments (violin, guitar, mandolin, oud, bağlama…) are welcome to bring them along.
Having your own instrument is not compulsory, as there are instruments provided. To register please fill out the contact form or call +3292365490.
Dates of the next workshops in Ghent:
Saturday October 20th 2018, focus on Syria-Lebanon
Saturday November 17th 2018, focus on rhythms from Roma people in Turkey
Saturday December 15th 2018, focus on Egypt
Saturday January 12th 2019, focus on Iraq and Gulf States
Saturday February 16th 2019, focus on Balkans
Saturday March 16th 2019, focus on Maghreb
Saturday April 13th 2019, focus on Egypt
Saturday May 11th 2019, focus on Turkey
Saturday June 15th 2019, rhythm mix
Workshops for children and preschoolers are available on request.
Yearly: Summer Retreat Oriental Percussion
Every year there’s a summer retreat with focus on Oriental Percussion or both singing and playing percussion. Summer retreat 2018 will take place in Ghent, from Friday July 6th till Sunday July 8th. Don't hesitate to contact me for more information.