This 11th March 2020, the World Music School Helsinki is organizing another of its free events, this time in collaboration with Caisa.

It will take place at Caisa, Helsinki, Kaikukatu 4 B. The teachers we invited for this evening are Nemat Battah and Leandro Roco:

Nemat Battah, finished her Bachelor degree in music at the University of Jordan, Amman in 2016. In August 2016 she got a full scholarship to obtain a master’s degree in World music interpretation at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. Now she is doing a master’s degree in Global music at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki “Ranked #6 among performing arts schools in the world, focusing on studying Maqam improvisation through Recitiation “Tajweed”, and implement that in a cross-cultural context by composing music for a small ensemble focusing on finding an interesting cross-cultural improvisational language.

Leandro Roco, Argentine dancer musician, has trained in different ballets of Argentine dances and has been awarded several prizes nationwide, thus obtaining the roots of his ancestors family heritage between paying musicians and gauchos, musically he has attended the (IUP A) institute Patagonian University of Fine Arts. He currently lives in Finland, providing different workshops, concerts, art projects, etc. In addition to having offered various concerts of Argentine folklore and tango for (Spain, Estonia and Holland.)

Music is the primordial language, and with it, we celebrate with these events the importance of diversity, and make sure everyone goes home carrying a smile. We have been doing this now for some years and hope for more to come. Join us.

Pedro Aibéo

Chaiman of the World Music School Helsinki


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