Darbouka : arab rhythms
Group and private classes by Joseph Khoury
The darbuka is one of the best-known percussions from Middle-East. The goblet-shaped instrument consists in a drum on which an animal skin (from a goat or a fish for instance) or a plastic membrane is fixed. Percussionist Joseph Khoury, an experienced musician trained at the Lebanese Conservatory and formed by great Turkish masters (Bünyamin Olguncan, Suat Borazan et Hamdi Akatay), will share a variety of technics specific to this versatile instrument.
Class Content and Objectives
- Oral learning and development of musical ear
- Basic and advanced rhythmic notions
- Arab and Turkish playing techniques
- Notions of improvisation
- General understanding of Eastern musical culture
Group classes (in-person)
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Private lesson (online)
- 60 minute class
5 lessons course : 225 $
10 lessons course : 450 $