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.
Grade Levels: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Fees: $600 single, $975 for 2 on the same day / 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: March 2-6, 2020
Program Length: 45-60 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