Develop your love for the musical instrument that defines Arabic music - the oud!
The Oud is one of the oldest musical instruments, originating from Iraq around 2350 BCE. It's captivating, melodic and unique sound has enthralled anyone who hears it. It's popularity soars across the Middle East and North Africa, where it can turn the mood of any gathering to a fun, exciting party. You can play this coveted instrument and bring joy to anyone that hears it.
In this 1-hour class, you'll be taught by a professional musician who will customize the lessons according to your desired goals. Beginners will learn the basics of playing this coveted instrument. Intermediate and advanced players will refine their existing skills and practice various melodies.
What you will learn:
- How to properly hold the instrument
- How to tune the oud and hold the oud pick (risha)
- Basic major and minor scales
- What a maqam is and the different types of maqam
- Practice your favorite melodies
- The instructor will guide the student to purchase their own oud
All sessions are valid for 90 days upon booking
18 and older
via Zoom or video-calling app