Oud Lessons

Instrument Oud
Length 30 / 60 minutes
Age +7 years
Locations Online
Start Date Throughout The Year
Term 4 Lessons/1 Month or 12 Lessons/3 Month or 24 Lessons/6 Month
Admissions Open admission
Genre Traditional, Folk

The oud is one of the most preferred instruments among oriental instruments used in the world. It owes its popularity to its romantic, warm sound and deep timbre. The oud is one of the most important musical instruments in many cultures and countries, including Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Arabic and Central Asia regions. As time passed, each country changed and developed its unique model. Every state has a new version of oud that suits their musical tunes and chords.

Learn how to play the Persian oud through one of our comprehensive methods that takes you through a progressive approach, addressing technique, musicality, and so much more.

 

Program Information

Oud is a very in-demand instrument, and we will offer you many new and exciting musical opportunities. The Farabius Academy of Music provides one-on-one instruction and group sessions on multiple Iranian instruments. All students are taught basic instrumental technique, posture, technical exercises, radif* and playing Iranian repertoires.

Each online lesson takes place between one teacher and one student for either 30 or 60 minutes. For children's sessions, parents can attend their child's classes.

*Radif is a collection of 300-350 melodic pieces, each one up to 3 minutes in length, used as a basis for improvisation.

 

Goals:

Our goal is the development of our students to their highest musical level through private lessons. Creating the correct foundation for technique and appropriate repertoire is of utmost importance. Our amazing oud faculty takes care of utilizing elements of different teaching methods that work best for each student. Beginner students start with the fundamentals, like holding the instrument and mallet (mezrab), finger placement, reading music, rhythm, and learning simple songs. Intermediate and advanced students continue to progress with increased proficiency in techniques and significant Iranian repertoire.

 

Levels / Ages offered:

The Farabius Academy of Music provides online private oud study at all levels and ages. Students in private study can learn with no prior experience all the way to extensive professional experience, and we will ensure you have an enjoyable experience.

We provide a wide range and variety of learning styles and difficulty levels for our students to make sure each individual can grow at their own pace.

 

Requirements:

  • No skills required; you can be a beginner student
  • You will need a oud
  • The most important part of music study takes place at home; the more you practice, the better you will be
  • Get excited about learning oud, as an inspired learner learns faster and easier

 

Repertoire

Selecting repertoire is one of the most challenging and important tasks that we take on in the development of our students’ musical educations. Students at all levels will be given a selection of repertoire from multiple eras of music (Traditional and Folk) to study and perfect.

 

Important Facts & FAQs

  • Highly recommended for students of 7 years or older
  • Offered but less recommended for students 6 years or younger
  • Extremely useful for children and adult learners
  • The most effective format for learning technique, traditional repertoire and radif