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Taqasim Music School Open Day

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Taqasim School Open Day 29 April 2017


Taqasim Music School will run an open day on Saturday 28 January from 12 – 4 pm at The Arab British Centre to give prospective students the chance to discuss their musical interests with the teachers.

Both theory and instrumental practices will be demonstrated, including an explanation of the teaching methods used, the nature of the courses and suitability of the student to the requested musical instrument. Oud classes are run at different levels (beginners, intermediate, advanced). Besides, Taqasim is happy to introduce a New Course in 2017: Darbuka! 

Attendees will have the chance to be assessed on their level and musical ability. You can also bring your instrument to have it assessed and tuned.


12:00 Presentation of Oud beginner course
Fadi al Najy

12:30 Presentation of Oud beginner course
Mike Smith

 Open discussions / assessments / Oud evaluation.

If you wish, bring your instrument so that the teachers can have a look at it and help you in understanding if it will be sufficient for your studies. The teachers can also assist in stringing / tuning if needed.

14.00 Presentation of the Music Literacy course

Julian Harries

14:30 Presentation of Oud intermediate course
Ahmed Mukhtar

Oud classes are run at different levels (beginners, intermediate, advanced). Groups of 5 – 6 students are going to be formed for the beginner’s course. Intermediate groups can also be agreed 5 – 6 students, if the students are of similar skills.

15:00 Performance by current students of the Oud course and teachers.


The next round of courses will start in February 2017. You can see all the information about music courses here. If you wish to take part in the courses or have already signed up, please come along.

Attendance is free and open to everybody, however we request you to rsvp at info@arabbritishcentre.org.uk 


January 28
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Arab British Centre
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