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Open Level Middle Eastern Drumming w Glen Velez Fri July 11 – Mon July 14th 2014

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Early Registration Until June 1st

This retreat is open to all levels of drummers.

Glen Velez is a master frame drummer who revolutionized this art form.  We are honored to have him back for the 4th year in a row!

Darbuka instruction by Raquy and frame drum instruction by Glen Velez.  We will all play together with Glen Velez at the retreat recital Sun eve.

Price:  $420 ($400 early registration)

All of Raquy’s retreats focus on the Turkish split hand technique.  Each retreat features a group piece, which will be performed as a group on the last night.  There will also be group yoga and meditation to hone focus and relaxation.  Nighttime activities include drumming around a bonfire under the stars.  Room and board is included in the fee and participants will be spoiled with incredible vegan/vegetarian food from the organic garden on the premises.

For anyone new to dumbek, it’s recommended that you work with Raquy’s instructional kits, Dumbek Fever I, II and III - Available Here -prior to coming to the retreat.

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