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Daf Masters to Hold Workshop

Daf Masters to Hold Workshop   Daf Masters to Hold Workshop

Two master players of daf will hold a training workshop this week in Hamedan, capital city of Hamedan Province, on playing techniques of the large Iranian frame drum.

The daf masters are from Sanandaj, capital of Kurdistan Province, which can also be said to be the capital of daf, where the instrument is taken very seriously.

Seyed Ataollah Salaamiyeh, known for his exciting pieces of Kurdish ethnic music will attend the workshop, Honaronline reported.

Other instructor is Ahmad Khak-Tinat, a prolific daf virtuoso with his own style of playing which he has published in the book ‘Daf and Daf Playing in the Method of Ahmad Khak-Tinat.’

The workshop will be held at Salmak Music Institute on August 18, starting at 4 pm. The venue is located at No. 91, Beyn-ol-Nahreyn Street.

In addition to daf playing methods and techniques, the workshop also deals with theoretical discussions such as daf in the national music of Iran, rhythm and melody and the geography of percussion instruments.

For further info, enthusiasts can call phone number 0813-8251855.

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