Music programs

Instruction, Analysis, and Discussion on Iranian Music

ICCNC: The Iranian and Middle East Classical Music Institute Presents. Sarbong Music Classes: Instruction, Investigation, and Discussion of the Origin of the Cultural Sphere of Iranian Music Sarbong series held on  in both Persian and English the last Saturday of each month 4:00-6:00 pm at ICCNC Music Classes at ICCNC: Weekly musical instruction of a variety of instruments for children, teenagers, and ...

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Effects of the Notes Against The Ban Concert

ICCNC: The concert at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC) that featured music from the seven Muslim-majority countries attracted quite a bit of attention. The concert took place on March 25 in protest against Donald Trump’s executive order. Musicians from the seven Muslim-majority countries played 14 pieces of music for the public in a well-received performance. The audience ...

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Music Classes at ICCNC

ICCNC: The music section of ICCNC’s education department together with The Iranian and the Middle East Classical Music Institute plan to offer two types of classes: 1. A series of monthly Sarbong meetings to teach and discuss the music and instruments of Iran on the fourth Saturday of each month from four o’clock until six o’clock pm. 2. Weekly musical ...

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Concert Notes Against the Ban: A Musical Response from the 7

ICCNC: On March 25th in Oakland(ICCNC), Aswat Ensemble and ICCNC will sponsor a concert showcasing the music of the 7 countries listed on January 27th’s Executive Order. The beauty of such a concert will lie in expressing the complexity and many cultural layers in the seven countries – Libya, Yemen, Iran, Syria, Iraq, Somalia, and Sudan– with music acting as an ...

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Analyzing Five Centuries of Iranian Music with a Discussion on Interactive Musical Instruction

ICCNC: Ali Samadpour, composer, expert in Radif, researcher, and accomplished tar and setar player will present four musical eras encompassing five hundred years of Iranian musical history with a focus on analyzing musical compositions and will perform examples of each with vocal accompaniment from Seyed Abolhassan Mokhtabad in Sarbang’s first program of 2017 at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern ...

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Nabila: Focusing on the Arts Full Time to Fight for our Civil Rights

ICCNC: On December 4th, Ensemble and Aswat the Vukani Mawethu Choir  along with several other performing artists successfully completed their solidarity concert – Art Against All Odds: Black & Muslim Expressions of Love and Faith. The free event successfully drew an audience of over 600 people with hundreds more on the waiting list.  The response from the community was overwhelming and this is why we would ...

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Sarbong, An Evening with Music and Poetry

ICCNC: Sarbong is An Evening with music and poetry That by Abolhassan Mokhtabad Researcher in historical Iranian music and journalist of art and culture Will be held the fourth Saturday of every month. Research presentations with sound and live performance resent the example of the great works of music history. Introducing the leading figures in the music of the region along with an analysis ...

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