Karim Nagi

This performance is available in person or virtually ASYNCHRONOUS (prerecorded). Ask us about having the artist check in with your class before or after they watch the performance!


Egyptian-American master percussionist and Arab dancer, Karim Nagi, helps to introduce students to Arab dance and Arab music in a high-energy performance featuring exciting traditional dances and soulful folk music played on a variety of traditional instruments. Karim uses authentic costumes, maps, Arabic language, lots of audience participation, and humor, as he enlightens his audience about a captivating world beyond the headlines. Students will clap unique rhythms, dance, and celebrate as they learn about these ancient cultural traditions. A former faculty member of the New England Conservatory of Music, Karim now performs nationwide to great acclaim with the SHARQ Arabic Music Ensemble.


The performance is modified to be suitable for the age range of the audience.


To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or by email at


Grade Levels: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

Fees: LIVE: $690 single, $1121 for 2 on the same day; VIRTUAL with artist check-in: $587 single, $953 double; VIRTUAL performance only: $518 single, $842 double / The break between performances must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate. Title 1 Schools may qualify for funding assistance.

Maximum Audience Size: 300

Availability: Available VIRTUALLY on your schedule

Program Length: 45 minutes

Location: At Your School

Requirements: 1 microphone on a stand, 1 marker board, 1 large table, 1 armless chair. Teachers must be present at all times during performance

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