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Arabic Music Workshop

Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Lincoln Hall, B21
Dept of Music, 101 Lincoln Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-4101, USA

With Imad AlTaha and, on March 10, Basam Batbouta.

Imad AlTaha is a well-known Iraqi violinist who has performed throughout Iraq, Iran, and the Arabian Gulf. He has written, recorded and performed music upon request from state leaders, including the president of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed al Maktom, and has worked for many national broadcasting companies and in the Hopping Recording Studio in Dubai.

Basam Batbouta is a Syrian percussionist who is currently living in the United States. In Syria, Basam worked as a contributor to newspapers and magazines, writing extensively, and doing radio interviews, on the history of Syrian and Middle Eastern music.

If you need accommodations to participate in these workshops, please contact as soon as possible.

This series culminates in a concert with Cornell Middle Eastern Music Ensemble and Journey West Ensemble at 7:30pm on March 10. More Information:

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