Beginning Throat Singing Technique

$100 ($90 members) · 90 minutes · Single meeting

Learn the enchanting and mysterious art of throat singing! Join Tamir Hargana, originally from Mongolia for this four-part workshop exploring traditional and contemporary throat singing from the Central Asian steppes. Tamir will start with demonstrations of the different sounds and styles and explain the background and differences between the Mongolian and Tuvan style. As the class progresses, students will learn basic throat singing techniques, including the high pitched “seged” and the low pitched “kargaraa”. Don’t miss this special offering!

Tamir Hargana is an expert in Central Asian music. He graduated from Inner Mongolia University Arts College and has won awards and competitions for throat singing in Mongolia, Tuva, Xilingol, and China. He has recently completed his Masters in Music from Northern Illinois University.

Prerequisites

No experience necessary.

Special Info

Bring a bottle of water. Class will meet April 8, 15, 22, and 29.

Class Schedules and Availability

The Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  •  773.728.6000