Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble presents music from the richly varied
contemporary and historic cultural traditions of the Middle East including
Ottoman Turkish Classical compositions, rural Turkish folk and devotional
songs, Arabic classical and folk music, and dance music from the Armenian
and Turkish immigrant diasporas. www.okbari.org
Alhan Middle Eastern Music Ensemble performs classical and popular Arabic and Turkish Music. Their repertoire is drawn from compositions of some of the preeminent composers of Lebanon, Syria, Egypt and Turkey. The group features Eric LaPerna; riqq, darbuka and nay, Tom Kovacevic; oud, nay and vocals, and Madeleine Hanna; lead vocals and frame drum..
Zapion performs classical, contemporary and folk music from Turkey, Armenia, Greece and the Arab world. The group features Eric LaPerna; tabla, Duncan Hardy; qanun, and Maria Wagner on the