Halim El-Dabh Drum Workshop
-Learn African Drum History and different Drum Techniques
Saturday: March 14, 3-5pm
Sunday, March 15, 3-5pm
Images from this Workshop
Goal: To enlighten students about the many musical and therapeutic
possibilities associated with learning a few basic drum techniques.
-To provide a history of how drums are used in many cultures around the
-To provide a basic understanding of the rhythm and techniques involved
with playing a hand drum
Materials: Please provide a drum if possible. We have a few extra percussion
instruments. Please call to reserve one if needed.
Halim El-Dabh Website:
About the Instructor
HALIM WILL BE CELEBRATING HIS 4,088TH BIRTHDAY ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4TH,
2009. 8:00PM AT THE NORTH WATER STREET GALLERY. BRING INSTRUMENTS,
BEVERAGES, & YOUR DANCING SPIRIT. ALL ARE WELCOME. FREE AND OPEN TO
(b. Halim Abdul Messieh El-Dabh, Cairo, 4 March 1921)
Composer, performer, ethnomusicologist, and educator Halim El-Dabh is
internationally regarded as Egypt's foremost living composer of
classical music, and one of the major composers of the twentieth century.
Click Here to read more of Halim's biorgraphy.