Second Boston Byzantine Music Festival

Mediterranean Percussion: Styles and Techniques

Date: Nov 15, 2014 Time: 9:45 AM–10:35 AM Location: Hellenic College Holy Cross Building: Archbishop Iakovos Library Reading Room Address: 50 Goddard Ave Brookline, MA 02445-7415

Drummer and percussionist George Lernis introduces participants to the percussion instruments of the Middle East and the Balkans.

This workshop, focused on percussion instruments, will take its audience on a journey through the sounds and rhythms of the the Middle East and the Balkans. George Lernis will perform pieces on the davul, riq, douberleki (darbuka), and daire and introduce participants to the instruments’ origin, styles, and techniques.

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