Taqasim Music School
Intensive Summer Course

Introduction to Arabic Music

Taught at the Arab British Centre in London by Ahmed Mukhtar
13 July 2015

Tuition: Everyday, Monday 3 August – Friday 7 August 2015, 18:00 – 20:00

Performance: Saturday 8 August 2015, 14:00 – 17:00

Course Cost: £120
This intensive course will introduce Arabic music in general in 5 daily lessons of 2 hours, followed by a final performance on Saturday.
Students will learn some of the main Arabic maqams, rhythms and musical forms, accompanied with historical and cultural information.
This course will give students a good understanding of Arabic music so they will be able to play it with ease.
Students can bring any stringed instruments but the Oud is preferable as it is the main and essential instrument in Arabic music.
To make the best of this course, students are advised to practice regularly after each lesson.

About the teacher: Ahmed Mukhtar
Master and Solo Oud, Composer, Teacher and Middle-Eastern Music Consultant. He has released 5 albums, participated in more than 20 international festivals and performed more than 300 concerts all over the world. Studied in Iraq (Diploma in Oud Solo), Syria (License in Oud and Arabic music) and London where he was granted his MMus Master in Middle Eastern Music Performance by SOAS.

For more information, or to book a place please contact the Arab British Centre on 0207 832 1310 or info@arabbritishcentre.org.uk


Taqasim Music School - London - UK