Thursday, 10/3- 10am - 12pm
The Arabic Drum solo, broken down
For dancers and drummers.
*Arabic drum solo formula
*Popular drum riffs played by Arabic drummers for dancers
*The drummer/dancer connection - how to build a strong show working together
Thursday, 10/3 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Shaabi then and now from Ahmed Adaweya to today’s singers.
The music and dance of the popular class of Egypt - what the songs are about, what attitudes and steps are used and how it is evolving. This will include a history of the dance and music, the sub categories and will include a few translations of important songs.
Thursday 10/3 - 3pm - 5pm
Technique of improvisation-practical tips on the art of improving to Egyptian music.
Thursday, 10/3 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Awalim style with meleya
Beledy style with Melaya -an old school, sassy, fun Beledy dance that can be done with or without a Melaya. Includes Beledy and melaya technique as well as video footage.