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 September 23rd 2017, focus on Egypt
Saturday October 14th 2017, focus on Turkey
Saturday November 18th 2017, focus on Maghreb
Saturday December 16th 2017, focus on Iraq and Gulf States
Saturday January 13th 2018, focus on Balkans
Saturday February 10th 2018, focus on Syria and Lebanon
Saturday March 17th 2018, focus on Egypt
Sunday April 8th 2018, rhythm mix (in Amsterdam!)
Saturday April 14th 2018, focus on Maghreb
Saturday May 19th 2018, focus on Turkey
Saturday June 16th 2018, 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.