Musicians: a unique opportunity to explore the art of improvisation and Persian music
A workshop that revisits the musical techniques of the setar with exercises and with Kiya’s support to develop musicality, sound and expression.
July 13 to 17 (10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
Intermediate / advanced
For any instrument or voice capable of producing microtones, this workshop exposes the basic elements of Persian music by working on a few pieces from the repertoire.
July 13 to 17 (2 p.m. to 3 p.m.)
This participatory workshop offers tools and ways to improvise in a modal universe, by exploring different modes. For all instruments and voices.
August 15 and 16 (10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Come learn or perfect your Arabic and Turkish playing techniques
Basic striking techniques (Doum-Tac)
Intermediate striking techniques (Tac étouffé – Sak – Pichenotte)
Advanced striking techniques (Rolling, rak, Turkish technique “split finger”)
Elements of Arab culture through rhythms and sequencing
Saturday July 18, Saturday August 1st, Saturday August 15 and Saturday August 29 from 10 am to 12pm
4 workshops / $120
Darbuka rentals (limited)
5043, Saint-Dominique Street
Montreal, QC, H2T 1V1