BACKSTAGE, the free interview and music series with Sultans of String and exciting special guests - Fridays at noon EST from Sanctuary and Refuge Projects.
This instalment April 1 features Syrian-Canadian Majd Sekkar - A member of the Canadian Arabic Orchestra and a clarinet and Arabic music theory teacher at the Canadian Arabic Conservatory, Majd Sukar has performed with renowned artists on stages across Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Algeria and completed Humber College’s jazz performance program. Soon after moving to Canada in 2016, he began to work with a variety of local and international musicians and composers and perform across the country. He has given master classes on Arabic music theory and incorporating clarinet in Middle Eastern music at the University of Toronto and York University, and, in addition to his own quartet that mixes, and transcends, jazz, Middle-Eastern, and other music, plays in a number of Toronto’s favourite bands including Fethi Nadjem Ensemble, Moneka Arabic Jazz, and Moskitto Bar.
There are no actual tickets, simply join the Livestream at noon at:
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Much gratitude to Ontario Arts Council for their support