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Bendir (Oriental frame drums)

Robbe Kieckens
MABO - Lycée Maria-Boodschap - Rue de la Braie 22, 1000 Bruxelles

Frame-drums are a large family of percussion instruments found all over the world. They are probably amongst the most ancient percussion instruments and have developed in various formes, large, small, with our without jingles. There are many traditions that developed a rich pallet of sounds and rhythms, and some modern developments that learnt from these traditions and make new forms combining different aspects of those.

In the lessons we will focus on sound and technique, rhythms from different traditions, mainly Middle Eastern, as well as discover new developments in playing style on different.

The instrument

Some instruments will be brought by the teacher to be used, but bringing your own is very welcomed. We can help with purchasing decently priced quality instruments.

Robbe Kieckens

Robbe Kieckens, great aficionado of frame-drums, is largely self taught. After a period of self study and building up experience in different projects, he went to develop his technique and knowledge with a.o. Zohar Fresco and Fahrettin Yarkin, masters in different forms of frame-drums and eastern rhythms. He is performing and recording with a.o. Lâmekân Ensemble, Nathan Daems Village Quartet, HiM  Percussion Ensemble, Soolmaan, La compagnie d’Elias and as a freelancer

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Information

Schedule

Come and discover this course during the free session on Wednesday 25th of September from 7:45 pm to 8:45 pm.

Collective course (10 courses/cycle)

Wednesday:

  • 19u45-20u4: beginners
  • 20u45-21u45: advanced

Registration is required from the second course of the cycle.

Place

MABO - Lycée Maria-Boodschap
Rue de la Braie 22, 1000 Bruxelles

Price

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If necessary the teacher can vary the calendar in consultation with the course members.

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Cycle 1
25/09
02/10
09/10
16/10
23/10
06/11
13/11
20/11
27/11
04/12
€ 150
Cycle 2
18/12
08/01
15/01
22/01
29/01
05/02
12/02
19/02
04/03
11/03
€ 150
Cycle 3
25/03
01/04
22/04
29/04
06/05
13/05
20/05
27/05
03/06
10/06
€ 150

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