Arab Ensembles

Arab Percussion Ensemble

Audience: Children aged between 10 and 17 years old. Classes organised according to age
Type of Activity: Ensemble playing of Arab percussion music. The ensemble is set for different levels, beginners and advanced. The students work on Arab rhythmic set such as wiha kabira, masmudi kabir, shaftatalli and much more. The instruments used during the session are; tabla, tar, daff and riq.
Prerequisites: No experience necessary 
Duration: 60 minutes
Timing: Starting from September 2016 (dates to be confirmed)
Language of Instruction: Arabic and English
Fees: QR40 per session
Admissions: Online enrolment from 27 March 2016 to 17 April 2016

Takht Ensemble

Audience: Advanced students studying ‘ud, qanun, nay, kaman or Arab percussion.
Type of Activity: In the Takht they will explore the traditional maqam music and its compositional and improvisational techniques. Students work together with their friends who play different instruments.
Prerequisites: Interested students must play an instrument and be able to read music. Auditions required.
Duration: 60 minutes 
Timing: Starting from September 2016 (dates to be confirmed)
Language of Instruction: Arabic and English
Fees: QR40 per session
Admissions: Online enrolment from 27 March 2016 to 17 April 2016

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