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Istanbul Darbuka Seminars

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Darbuka Ofis

20 Bekar Sokak

34435

Istanbul

Turkey

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Come to the city that Mecca of Darbuka. Train with Raquy and her own teacher, Bünyamin Olguncan. Practice with incredible Turkish drummers, and get inspired by the beauty, culture and music of this incredible ancient city. Five hours a day of lessons with Raquy and Bunyamin. Appropriate for drummers with a solid background in Darbuka.


12:30 - 3:30 - Raquy
4 - 6:00 - Bünyamin Olguncan

About the Instructors

Raquy Danziger. Raquy Danziger is a celebrated performer, teacher, and composer known worldwide for her expertise on the dumbek, or darbuka, the Middle-Eastern goblet drum. Hailing from unlikely Western roots, Raquy has distinguished herself as a unique phenomenon and earned a place of renown in the genre. She has collaborated and performed with some of the most famous Middle Eastern drummers in the world and has given concerts and workshops across the USA, Canada, The Middle East, Asia, Europe, Russia and South America.

Now based in Istanbul, Turkey, Raquy specializes in the Turkish Split Hand Technique. This style was born twenty years ago when the Turkish drummers began splitting the hand, thus attaining unprecedented speed and dexterity. In 2012 Raquy opened her “Darbuka Ofis” in downtown Istanbul, where she trains daily under the direction of her teachermaster drummer Bunyamin Olguncan. Her Ofis has become a center for drumming., attracting drummers from all over the world who flock to Istanbul to learn from Raquy and Bunyamin. For full bio click here.

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Bünyamin Olguncan. Bünyamin Olguncan began playing darbuka at the age of seven. He studied music at Samsun Belediye Conservatory, and at the age of 15 moved to Istanbul where he was exposed to the Turkish Split Hand Technique, and practiced with master musicians.

Bünyamin grew to become a shining example of the new Turkish drumming style, known world-wide for his beautiful, elegant sounds. He lead the world-renowned Harem Rhythm Group, released a solo album, and toured the world for 12 years with with Turkish pop star Tarkan. Today students from all over the world flock to Istanbul to meet and study with this master drummer.


For info about other retreats, please visit raquy.com/retreats

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Darbuka Ofis

20 Bekar Sokak

34435

Istanbul

Turkey

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