Middle Eastern Dance and Drums

SITTAT EL QALB

In this assembly performance program, Sittat El Qalb introduces students to various percussive instruments, as Mary Ellen presents hand and finger technique on the doumbec (lap held drum), riqq (tambourine), tar (frame drum), and zagat (finger cymbals). Her co-presenter, Jadeera, wears an elaborate Beledi-style costume and performs dances shared by women in Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, and Syria.

Grade Levels:

K-12

Pricing:

$620 (Includes one performance or two back to back performances)