Daf Instrument Course


The course materials basically meet all the requirements of students for both professional and nonprofessional purposes. The course in the basic level meet all the specific requirements of students and includes the basic principles of rhythm and techniques. By the end of the basic level students will be able to read over the written notes and they have learned simple, compound and odd meters and the principal techniques depends on the need and progress of the students. In some sessions students will be asked to compose small and short pieces to play alone or with group. This class don’t have age limit

   What you will learn

  take care of utilizing elements of different teaching methods that work best for each student

 holding the instrument, fingers placement, reading music and rhythm

 Note reading and recognition

  Counting, rhythm reading

  • Technique
  • Rudiments of theory
Teacher Details

Daf Instrument Teacher

Youssef El Tekhin


Shortly About Me

Youssef El Tekhin, born 1950 in Damascus, calligrapher, musician and reciter and language and cultural translator; studied acoustics at the Technical University of Berlin, graduated engineer; engaged in Arabic traditional calligraphy and music; further education under the innovator of modern Arabic calligraphy Mounir Al Shaarani; exhibitions in Berlin 2008 and 2009. Living in Berlin since 1972.
1985 foundation of the Arabic Dance&Music Workshop. Support of the Decentralized Cultural Work Berlin

More info

This Course Includes


1 Lesson per week

 extended - on demand


45 minutes


Individual Lesson