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Middle Eastern, Turkish and Eastern European Music

Community Music Center

With branches in the Mission and Richmond Districts of San Francisco and programs throughout the city, Community Music Center (CMC) is the Bay Area’s oldest community arts organization and San Francisco's largest provider of low-cost, high quality music education. During the 2008-09 school year, 2,345 students of all ages, ethnicities and income levels enrolled in CMC programs and over 17,000 people enjoyed musical performances at no or low cost.

Learn to play Asian, Middle Eastern and Eastern European music, including Klezmer and Balkan styles. Music scale systems and maqams will be studied in the context of selected tunes. Improvisations (taqsims/preludes/doinas) will be attempted according to traditional practices. There will be various performance opportunities throughout the year.

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Contact [email protected]
Phone Number (415) 647-6015
Web Address
Address 544 Capp St. , San Francisco,
Instruments Bass,Cello,Clarinet,Flute,Oboe,Piano,Viola,Violin,Voice,hand percussion
Program Type After school,Summer
Estimated Rate $248 - $372
Scholarship Programs Sliding scale for all; need-based scholarships and merit-based scholarships for 18 & under.
Program Intensity Advanced,Intermediate
Frequency 1 per week
Duration 8 - 12 Weeks
Genre World
* All rates are estimated and subject to change

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