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Spring 2017 Darbuka Seminar and MidEastern Music Gathering in NY

  • Empowerment Center Harmony Farm 144 Broadlea Road Goshen, NY, 10924 United States (map)

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Mar 4- Mar 13, 2017

Empowerment Center, Goshen, NY

Immerse yourself in darbuka/ dumbek drumming, mideastern music,  and vegan cuisine! Only 1.5 hours from NYC!

Great opportunity to learn the incredible Turkish drumming style for any level players, from beginner to professional.

Instrumentalists can bring their instrument and learn repertoire and technique with professional players.

Daily Classes Include:

Darbuka Fundamentals

Advanced  Darbuka Technique

Ensemble pieces from around the region

Maqamat Workshops



Nightly “Istanbul Style” practice sessions

Meditation, Yoga and Sports

Retreat rates include instruction, food, and Lodging at the Empowerment Center. 

Family Style :)  You are invited to come up for any number of days between  11AM March 4 - Noon Monday March 13,  2017.   Everyday there will be group classes, open time, practice sessions, and great food! 

Recital parties every Sunday are open to the public. 

Work scholarships , Vegan Chef Apprenticeships are available. Inquire within. 

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