Daf Workshop

Photo by: Mahsa Khalilipour

Araz School of Percussion's instructor, Amin Afshinmanesh, will present a highly educational and entertaining Daf workshop at a beginner level to music enthusiasts of all ages. The workshop will contain the following:
1) Short group performance (by school members)
2) Theory part:
- The art of Daf playing and its brief evolutionary history - What is Daf made of?
- Introduction of some common rhythmic patterns and styles on Daf
3) Practical part (with participation of volunteering audience):
- How to hold the Daf
- Most basic strokes used in Daf playing: Tom and Bak
- Playing one or two simple rhythmic patterns in which everyone has a chance to get involved either by playing them on the drum (using the basic strokes learned) or by clapping.

Saturday, 22 August 2015 - 2:00pm
30 minutes
East Side Stage , Harbourfront Centre

Amin Afshinmanesh started learning music at the age of 10 by playing santour (Persian Dulcimer)...


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Saturday, 22 August 2015 - 2:00pm
East Side Stage , Harbourfront Centre