Tombak

Individual classes by Hamin Honari

The tombak is a Persian hand drum from the family of goblet drums. It is traditionally turned out of single piece of walnut wood and the membrane consists of calf or camel skin is glued to the head. The playing technique of the tombak is very rich and allows the musician to produce an extensive variety of sound and rhythms. The tombak can be used both as an accompaniment instrument in addition to impressive as a solo instrument.

Content and Objectives of the class

  • Fundamental principles of Persian rhythms
  • Reading and writing of musical notation
  • Compositional and phrasing techniques
  • Basic and advanced techniques (left hand, right hand)
  • General understanding of Persian musical culture

Fees

  • 10 class session: $450
  • Instrument Rental: $30/month (limited upon availability)

Registration and Information

For more details or to register, please contact us at 514-397-9226 or fill out the Registration Form below and return it to us by e-mail to: info@centredesmusiciens.com