Middle Eastern Music - Arabic Classical and Folkloric -
Turkish Classical and Roman - Original Compositions -
Tribal Dance - Moroccan, Magrebi and Muwashahat

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Ling Shien articles Turkey- Now on the Gilded Serpent

New Release - Out soon "The Qaria Project"


New YouTube page

Calendar updated on May 27, 2017

 

Mark Bell playing darbukka
Instruction - Mark and Ling Shien teach private and group lessons in percussion {darbuka, riqq, and frame drum}, dancing with zils, and rhythm theory. In collaboration with Carolena Nericcio, originator of ATSĀ®, we have established a terminology to define musical concepts. We teach workshops internationally, and can tailor one for your specific needs, like the video below from Shakti School of Dance in India. Video by Caro Reyes Campos. Dancers: Colleena Shakti , Banjara Dance Troup , Nuria Diaz Garcia, Sandra on sajat

 

And from an article in the Gilded Serpent about a workshop with Mark: "We attended both a private drum lesson and class with Mark. We both felt that Mark was patient, thorough, and broke things down in a way that did not make us feel inferior in our skills."

Ling Shien Bell playing zils or finger cymbal or sagaat