8th oriental music-summerakademy
30.8. - 2.9.2018 in 79235 Sulzburg/Germany

Guest country: ALGERIA

workshops & concerts


“People are the enemy’s of what they do not know.” (Ali Ibn Abi Talib, 598 – 661)

Aoud, frame drums, nay and kanun are main instruments of the Arabic music culture. Together with Arabic singing, the whole spectrum of Arabic music will be covered. It is the aim of this project to offer to the students the possibility to discover Arabic culture, especially the music culture. With the help of the 8 teachers, who are all well experienced and with one exception all are coming from Arabic countries not only the teaching of the single instruments is on the program. Arabic music theory and ensemble work is offered, included, to open up more this interesting culture, which coming more close to Europe.

Our teachers in 2016 are:
Aoud: Nehad El Sayed, Cairo / bern, Suiss - Mustafa Said, Ägypten / Beirut
Perkussion: Firas Hassan, Syrien / Belgien - MikeTurnbull, Dortmund
Gesang: Naziha Azzouz, Algerien / Lyon
Violine & Djoze: Bassem Hawar, Irak / Köln
Nay: Mohamad Fityan, Syrien / Berlin -
Kanun: Mohamed El Amine Kalai, Kairouan, Tunisia

The oriental music-summeracademy is a unique project in the whole Germany and also in the surrounding European countries.

Not only the music teaching may be of interest for you to come to Sulzburg. Sulzburg is placed at the boarder of the black forest between Freiburg (35 Km) and Bale/suiss (45 Km) and the Alsace (60Km). Already the romans lived here in this region and left several interesting places like thermal bath and a villa.

The organisation of Orient & Okzident e.V. will be happy to welcome you.
Yours Matthias Wagner