Structured lessons, with emphasis on finger technique, breathing and posture, and playing contemporary pieces while building a suite of songs, or a repertoire of melodies. Emphasis on storytelling through the woodwind, and exploration of the multiple moods and colors of the Duduk.
Strong emphasis on the vocal techniques of the Caucuses and Middle East at large. Gentle exercises to open up the voice, and an immersion into singing techniques while reaching inward with a depth of feeling. Understanding what words evoke, and how sound can narrate an emotional journey. Strong emphasis given to singing with vulnerability, improvisational singing, and singing as catharsis.
Available languages to teach in: Armenian & Arabic.
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