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Event Information

  • Sat

    Baladi Blues Academy - Practice Session


    Haverstock School - Performance Hall, 24 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm, London, NW3 2BQ, United Kingdom
    Nearest Undergound Station: Chalk Farm

    Back by popular demand – the second Baladi Blues Academy – Practice Session will be hosted by Guy Schalom and Lebanese master out-player and singer Tarek Bitar and offers dancers and musicians a unique opportunity to:

    – prepare for auditions, competitions and other performances
    – practice improvising with world-class Arabic musicians
    – gain a better understanding of Arabic dance music (classical, Baladi and other folk styles)
    – have fun, meet like-minded people and
    – take your dancing/musicianship to the next level

     This is what you can expect:

    -Plenty of time to practice beginnings, endings and tricky musical corners
    -Detailed and clear explanations about the music
    -YOUR choice of music (please ask in advance)
    -Valuable constructive feedback from the musicians
    – 4 hours of live music
    -A supportive and empowering environment among like-minded people who put dance and music FIRST.
    -Limited numbers

    This challenging work requires supportive people who share our ethos. That ethos is critical to all our education and development work – the music and dance come first with no exceptions. 

    Cost: £50 for the full session 12pm-4pm

    Booking: By invitation only – please contact the Baladi Blues Academy HERE to register your interest.