Beginner Oud (Arabic Guitar) Classes


Kareem Azab, vocalist and Oud player. He started his music studies at the age of 12 in his village Ara in Palestine where he studied Piano and played it for 7 years. Then he moved to Jerusalem, where he started to play Oud by hearing and self-teaching. In Jerusalem, he played and sang with several bands. In 2007 he moved to Boston, and since then he plays and sings with The Arabic Music Ensemble at Tufts University.

In this course we will provide basics of playing the Oud, including: history of the Oud, holding the Oud, music theory (notation and rhythm), Arabic tuning, playing open strings and right-hand plucking techniques, left-hand fingers and positions, basic Maqam theory, practice Maqamat: Nahawand, Kurd, Bayati, Saba, Rast, Hijaz, and Sikka. In parallel to the lessons in class, a Facebook group will be opened and will include written materials and videos for practice at home.

Please note students are responsible for providing their own instrument.

If you do not already have an Oud or are having difficulty in finding an Oud, please contact us at: info@cacboston.org

Time: Thursdays, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 4/21/11 – 5/26/11
Instructor: Kareem Azab
Tuition: $120
Location: Center for Arabic Culture located at the Armory, 191 Highland Avenue, 6B, Somerville
Register:
http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=gfvorrcab&oeidk=a07e3kf3pxt1a0e7fb2

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