LECTURE : How to Put Together a Show 7:30 - 9:30 pm Friday 2 September 2022
This talk will cover creating your show for different venues. We will look at how to choose music for each setting and audience and how to choose the different elements of your show to keep the audience engaged. We will discuss…taxsim, mergence, beledi, shabby, classic songs, folklore, fusion, and the AmCab type format using Egyptian styling. Part lecture, group discussion. This will be fast and furious!
Shaabi and Beledi on the Fly
Saturday, 3 September, 2022 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
What does it take to bring Shaabi and Beledi songs alive for an audience? We will cover this as well as a brief look at the early days of Shaabi and Beledi. We will discuss how to put your own personality into your performance, techniques of improvisation and how to bring the audience along on this crazy ride.
Techniques of Improvisation
Saturday, 3 September, 2022 2:30 - 5:00 pm
This is a fun and challenging class looking at ways to break through mental barriers while adding creativity and personal expression when improvising to Arab music.
Saidi For Women
Sunday, 4 September, 2022 11:00 - 1:30 pm
We will explore Saidi dance for women and how women have made their mark in a cultural art-form that was traditionally only for men. You will get tons of technique from Upper Egypt translated through cultural and creative filters.
Sunday 4 September, 2022 2:30 - 5:00 pm
We will play with the drum solo by exploring both it’s percussive and lyrical elements. We will look at technique, choreographing your own solo to recorded music and improvising to both recorded and live solos. Bring your questions and opinions as well as drums, cymbals, or tambourines (all things percussive!)
PRIVATE LESSONS Leila will also be available for a limited number of private lessons for anything you want to work on including, competition coaching, improvisational technique, choreography, etc. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details on cost and availability.
ALL CLASSES AND EVENTS TO BE HELD AT THE STUDIO. NO REFUNDS
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