The Art of Arabic Drummingtm (Riq - Middle Eastern tambourine) Experience program
LESSON OUTLINE Music lesson coupled with a little History. Learning to play a Middle Eastern tambourine called the Riq. This is not your average tambourine as there is a very traditional intricate way of playing the Riq. Student will be thought Basic Middle Eastern rhythms, its meaning and history for better in-depth understanding of the culture and diverse difference in similar rhythm patterns, proper hand strokes and fingerings as well as proper technique of hitting the drum. History of the rhythms will also be covered as students learn to play the instruments in groups and review basic Middle Eastern Rhythms to create a cooperative learning atmosphere.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES - Engaging students to form their own understanding of Middle Eastern rhythm and culture. - Allowing students to find within themselves the thirst for knowledge - Creating an environment where everyone helps each other to achieve a higher thinking process - Be able to play a minimum of 4 different rhythms without assistance with persistence - Understanding of the culture where the rhythms comes from - Allowing students to build self-efficacy while working with their peers