Friday, October 25, 2013

FREE Middle Eastern Drum Workshop with Murat Tekbilek

Date: Friday, October 25, 2013, 4:00 PM to
Location: Spurrier Dance Studio, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

MURAT TEKBILEK was born into a family of musicians. Since the age of 5, he has studied with his father Omar Faruk and his uncle Ibrahim Turmen (another master musician). With a focus on darbuka, def, bendir and bongos, he has performed in numerous concerts and camps all over the USA. He has had the pleasure of performing with a variety of Turkish, Greek, Armenian, Israeli, American and Lebanese musicians. For the past 10 years he has been on tour with his father’s ensemble and has been playing venues all around the world.

For more information, call the University of Rochester Program of Dance and Movement at 585-273-5150 or visit website at

Directions on Campus
  1. Enter Campus at the Elmwood Ave entrance
  2. At the first STOP sign take a right on to Trustee Road
  3. At the next STOP Sign take a left on to Intercampus drive
  4. Then take a left in to the Library Lot to park
  5. As you enter, the Lot off to the right is the Susan B. Anthony Dorm
  6. Spurrier is located behind the Susan B. Anthony Dorm
  7. Follow the side walk to the left of Susan B Anthony and that will take you to Spurrier
  8. Go down the stairs and through the yellow double doors to the studio

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