dance, music, body wisdom from egypt

art of daff

The daff is a round frame drum traditionally used in rituals and sacred contexts. 

The vibrations, sounds and rhythms emerging from the drum skin of this instrument are transforming in nature.


course description

  •  Discover and practice Egyptian rhythms on the daff
  •  Integrate your instrument with your body

  •  Create different sounds 
and learn the main techniques
  •  Keep a rhythm for a short time
  •  Be able to enter and leave a rhythm
  •  Learn how rhythm is constructed

  •  Be able to identify rhythms and to know their name
  •  Be able to play a rhythm together with the group 
  •  Improvise a short piece


course includes

  •  30h practice
  •  per ankh protocol
  •  per ankh certificate 


caroline chevat

Caroline Chevat gained her knowledge in this discipline from Ibrahim El Minyawi, an internationally acknowledged Egyptian percussion master. 

You can listen to Caroline Chevat´s compositions, improvisations and percussion skills on the CD Solo Daff .

 

teaching languages

English, French, German


who can benefit

The art of daff addresses those who are attracted to rhythm regardless of origin, age and gender.


contact

caroline.chevat@tanz-raum.com


course dates

Geneva

22 September 2018
13 October 2018
10 November 2018
  1 December 2018
19 January 2019

  9 February 2019

  2 March 2019

  6 April 2019

  4 Mai 2019

  1 June 2019

  6/7 July 2019

 


cost

840 CHF