Hajar Zahawy: The Kurdish Daf - from Traditional to Global Instrument | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

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Hajar Zahawy: The Kurdish Daf - from Traditional to Global Instrument

Location: 
Conference Hall
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 12:00

AUIS will present a performance and presentation on the Kurdish frame drum (Daf) by Hajar Zahawy.

This performance presentation will cover all the different aspects of the Kurdish Daf, from its playing technique to its history, its roll in Kurdish music and culture, its function in Kurdish music, and its role as a global international instrument in modern and Fusion projects.

There will be a solo performance by Hajar Zahawy and an opportunity for the audience to ask questions at the end.