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Emerald Düm Camp - Darbuka Drumming Experience

Raquy Danziger

Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 5:00 PM - Monday, September 9, 2019 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

Emerald Düm Camp - Darbuka Drumming Experience

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Session One NY Darbuka Retreat Aug 29-Sept 2, 2019   more info Aug 29, 2019 $596.00 $24.27
Session Two NY Darbuka Retreat Sept 5- 9, 2019
Session 2: Split Hand Boot Camp! 4PM September 5- 1PM September 9, 2019
Aug 29, 2019 $596.00 $24.27
Full Deal NY Darbuka Retreat Aug 29- Sept 9, 2019   more info Sep 1, 2019 $1,240.00 $48.64
Vegan Chef Apprentice at Darbuka Retreat Session One Aug 29-Sep2, 2019 Aug 29, 2019 $500.00 $20.64
Vegan Chef Apprentice at Darbuka Retreat Session Two Sep 5-Sep 9, 2019 Aug 29, 2019 $500.00 $20.64
Ossama Drum Workshop ONLY Sat Aug 31 2-4PM   more info Aug 31, 2019 $100.00 $5.50
Dancer Registration Sun Sep1 w/ Andrea   more info Sep 1, 2019 $150.00 $7.40
Dancer Overnight Stay/ per Night   more info Aug 29, 2019 $70.00 $4.37

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Event Details

20th Anniversary Emerald Düm Camp

Darbuka Drumming experience

Goshen,  NY Harmony Farms


Session 1 Arabic style drumming Thursday Aug 29th, 2019 - Monday September 2, 2019

Session 2 Split Hand Boot CampThursday Sept 5, 2019 - Monday September 9, 2019

FULL DEAL:  attend both sessions and stay onsite in between days. Aug 29-Sept 9  // 10 days 

SINGLE EVENTs: Single workshop or Day attendance 

-Aug 31 2-4PM Ossama Farouk —  Arabic Drum Solo Workshop

-Sept 1  All day Andrea Beeman —  Deepening a Dancer’s Relationship to Rhythm

Session Details: 

Session I: Arabic Style darbuka/tabla

Egyptian Tabla Superstar: Ossama Farouk 

Sat Aug 31, 2-4PM Drum Solo Workshop (for drummers)

Guest Oriental Dance:  Andrea Beeman*

Sun Sept 1: Dance workshop (for dancers)

Special Guest Oudist: Carmine

The focus of this session is Arabic style darbuka/tabla.  

  • Learn Yimsik Asses, a drum composition by Said El Artist
  • Practice solo phrases w Ossama Farouk
  • Learn how to play for an oriental dancer.  Practice with live dancers!
  • Accompany some Egyptian classics!

  • *Dancer Registration Info Below

Session II: Split Hand Boot Camp

All levels of drummers are inviting to come shed with us this weekend! 

We will be training in the amazing Split Hand darbuka style from Turkey

Special Guest: Raquy Danziger

  • finger techniques
  • drills
  • timing exercises
  • Indian Thais for Düm-ies
  • rhythmic modulations

*Dancer Registration - Day with Andrea Beeman
Sunday Sept 1, 2019 11am- 10pm

Sunday Sept 1

11am- 10pm

Deepening a Dancer’s Relationship to Rhythm

Instructor - Andrea Beeman

Dancers are invited to come to Darbuka Camp in Goshen, NY and spend the day immersed in rhythm!

Learn choreographies to Arrakis & Yimsik Asess by Andrea

Drum Solo Workshop

Work with live drummers

Intro to darbuka drumming

Participate in evening recital

Gourmet vegan meals by Chef Rami using vegetables from the garden on site.

option to spend the night before or after

Immerse yourself in darbuka/ dumbek/ tabla drumming, Turkish and Arabic music, and vegan cuisine at our Summer Sessions only 1.5 hours from NYC.

Great opportunity to learn darbuka for any level players, from beginner to professional.

Join Raquy, Rami, and special guests, as we celebrate 20 years of drumming camps!


Daily Classes Include:

Darbuka Fundamentals

Advanced Darbuka Technique

Ensemble pieces from around the region

Maqamat Workshops



Nightly “Istanbul Style” practice sessions

Meditation, Yoga, and Sports

Retreat rates include instruction, food, and lodging at the Empowerment Center.

Everyday there will be group classes, open time, practice sessions, and great food!

Sunday Recitals open to the public with dinner (reservation + donation suggested).

Vegan Chef Apprenticeships and work scholarships available.

PLEASE NOTE: Prices at registration checkout will include an eventbrite processing fee

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For Directions, Daily Schedule, Food and Accomodation details, or What to Bring,

Please see our retreat FAQ here 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email or use the contact form provided

Have questions about Emerald Düm Camp - Darbuka Drumming Experience? Contact Raquy Danziger

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When & Where

The Empowerment Center at Harmony Farm
144 Broadlea Road
Goshen, NY 10924

Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 5:00 PM - Monday, September 9, 2019 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

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Raquy Danziger

Raquy Danziger - Composer, teacher, and performer on the darbuka and Persian kemance.

Raquy has been based in Istanbul for the past eight years, where she opened the Darbuka Offis, a gateway for students to the rich Turkish music scene. She still divides her time with NY, for the Darbuka Seminars and her ensemble DÜM. Raquy has released over eight albums of her compositions, with two more coming out this year. 

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