8th Turkish Music Institute Workshop

May 2-5, 2019 4day/5hrs a day classes: May 2, Thursday: 4pm-9pm May 3, Friday: 10am-4pm May 4, Saturday: 10am-4pm May 5, Sunday: 10am-4pm Class Fee: $400 We are excited to announce 8th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop in New York City. This year the workshop will offer five classes that will focus on practical use […]

Rutgers-Newark Middle East Music Orchestra Concert

The orchestra members will perform on traditional instruments such as oud, ney, tambur, lute, percussion (bendir, riqq, darbukkah), santur, qanun, saz, baglama, rebab, as well as violin, clarinet, cello, viola, double bass, and other instruments tuned to modal scales. The repertoire will include instrumental and vocal pieces, often sung in a variety of languages reflecting […]

Ottoman Turkish Classical Music Concert

Join us for an evening of Ottoman Turkish classical music as part of the Music at St. Paul’s concert series with: Ahmet Erdogdular Vocals Ara Dinkjian Oud Eylem Basaldi Violin Didem Basar Kanun

Rutgers Middle East Music Orchestra Meets Every Friday 5-7 pm

The Middle East Music Orchestra was funded by a Chancellor’s Seed Grant and provides opportunity for study, exploration, and performance of various genres of Middle Eastern music in its broadest sense, as well as collaboration with the community, scholars and students in the interdisciplinary ExternalMiddle Eastern and Islamic Studies program.   For More: Rutgers-Newark Middle East Music Orchestra

Rutgers-Newark Middle East Music Orchestra Inaugural Concert

The orchestra members will perform on traditional instruments such as oud, ney, tambur, lute, percussion (bendir, riqq, darbukkah), santur, qanun, saz, baglama, rebab, as well as violin, clarinet, cello, viola, double bass, and other instruments tuned to modal scales. The repertoire will include instrumental and vocal pieces, often sung in a variety of languages reflecting […]

7th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop

March 16-20, 2018 5day/5hrs a day classes: 10am-4pm Class Fee: $485 (Register by January 30 get %20 off) We are excited to announce 7th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop in New York City. This year the workshop will offer five classes that will focus on practical use of music theory, intonation, and modal repertoire analysis […]

6th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop

April 3-7, 2017 5day/5hrs a day classes: 10am-4pm Class Fee: $485 We are pleased to announce 6th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop in New York City. This year the workshop will offer five classes that will focus on practical use of music theory, intonation, and modal repertoire analysis and interpretation taught by world-renowned master teachers. […]

Concert, The Ahmet Erdogdular Classical Turkish Music Ensemble

The Venetian Republic linked the Byzantine and Ottoman empires with Europe.  Ahmet Erdoğdular, one of Turkey’s foremost vocalists, is dedicated to preserving and promoting the classical vocal tradition from Ottoman Turkey that many Europeans would have first heard in Venice centuries ago. His repertoire includes classical vocal music, ghazals (sung poetry), and Sufi music, particularly that of […]