Arabic Music ‘Playgroup’: Monday 3rd – Friday 7th July, 2017
Dates: Monday 3rd – Friday 7th July, 6-8pm
Course Fee: £115 (Concessions £95)
This is a hands-on taster course introducing basic concepts and patterns of Middle Eastern music in a simple, playful method for anyone who is interested to improve their understanding of it. Participants will gain a basic understanding of Middle Eastern music theory and modulations (maqam) taught through an original, playful system where core elements of select maqams turn into colourful pieces of ‘lego’. By connecting the auditory with the visual and by playing with different sequences of ‘lego’ pieces, students will be able to explore Arabic music in a fun way, both in theory and through performance. For intermediate players of any musical instrument, including vocals. With Maya Youssef.