Saturday, April 1• Concert 7:30 PM (Workshops: see below)
St. Mark Presbyterian Church
10701 Old Georgetown Rd., Rockville, MD
$20 adults/$15 workshop participants/$10 children 6-12 (6 & under FREE!)
(Workshop registration costs below)
The Balkan Brothers (Concert & Workshops)

Co-sponsored by the Insititue of Musical Traditions and

THE BALKAN BROTHERS TAKE DC! Seido Salifoski & Ismail Butera bring their exciting new musical project to Washington, DC, with "hands-on" afternoon classes and an exciting evening performance.
•Beginning Dumbek Technique (11am-12pm) - Kazuki will be teaching an "Intro to Seidoism" class which breaks down Seido’s technique for Beginners. $15/advance, $20/at the door
•Intermediate/Advanced Dumbek with Seido Salifoski (12pm-3pm) - This class will focus! on more difficult Balkan & Turkish technique & rhythms. It is for more intermediate & advanced drummers only. During the last hour of class, Seido will be joined by Ismail and he will teach how to work with an instrumentalist in the Balkan tradition. $40/advance, $50/at the door (Students registering for this class are encouraged to take the Beginner class as well, and can take it free of charge when they pay for the advanced class).
•Intermediate/Advanced Accordion with Ismail Butera (12pm-2pm) – Ismail will cover scales, modes & soloing. $30/advance, $40/at the door

Join us for an evening of Balkan, Romany (Gypsy) & Near Eastern folk music, storytelling, song & dance! "With Silk Road melodies & fiery Balkan rhythms, traditional songs & experimental improvisation, the Balkan Brothers transport audiences to imaginary magical places as they unravel the mysteries of ancient modes & rhythm cycles and explore archaic themes."
STAY & MEET THE ARTISTS after the performance!

For concert tickets or to register for classes, call Kostana at (571) 332-4865, email, or visit website below