Discovery Workshops

Discovery workshops are introductions to a music instrument or repertoire opened to all. These sessions are hosted by talented musicians who crave to share their knowledge through an accessible language and method. Whether you are a beginner or a mid-level musician, enjoy this opportunity to immerse yourself in a new culture with this unique musical experience.


Saturday November 4th 2017

By Joseph Khoury

The darbuka is one of the best-known percussions from Middle-East….

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Arab Music

Saturday December 9th 2017

By Mohamed Masmoudi

Arab music developed itself on a rich and diversified melodic system known as maqam which includes intervals…

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Saturday January 13th 2018

By Laura Risk

This workshop will present three closely related fiddling traditions: Quebec, Scotland, and Ireland…

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Dances from Québec and elsewhere

Saturday February 10th 2018

By Pierre Chartrand

The first part of the workshop deals with the influence of quadrilles and contra dances from New England…

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Iranian Violin

Saturday March 10th 2018

By Showan Tavakol

Through this 2-hour workshop, discover the specificities of the Iranian violin…

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Music from South America

Saturday April 7th 2018

By René Orea

This 2-hour workshop is open to all musicians, from amateur to semi-professional, who are keen to learn more about repertoires from South America…

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Turkish Music

Saturday May 12th 2018

By Didem Basar

Description coming soon…

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