Tombak Lessons

Instrument Tombak
Length 30 / 45 / 60 minutes
Age +8 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 tombak is a goblet drum, the principal percussion Persian instrument, which is played by the hands. This instrument is typically made of mulberry or walnut wood. The tombak is suitable for both solo performances and accompaniments.

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


Program Information

The tombak 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, and tombak repertoires.

Each online tombak lesson takes place between one teacher and one student for either 30, 45 or 60 minutes. For children's sessions, parents can attend their child's classes.


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 tombak 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, finger placement, reading music and rhythm. Intermediate and advanced students continue to progress with increased proficiency in techniques and difficult rhythm. Our tombak curriculum covers the following subjects:

  • Note reading and recognition
  • Counting, rhythm reading
  • Technique
  • Rudiments of Theory
  • Memorization

Levels / Ages offered:

the Farabius Academy of Music provides online private tombak study at all levels and ages. No experience is needed at all, anyone can join our programs, and we will ensure you have an enjoyable experience.


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

Important Facts & FAQs

  • Highly recommended for students of 8 years or older
  • Offered but less recommended for students 7 years or younger
  • Extremely useful for children and adult learners
  • The most effective format for learning technique, repertoire


Tombak Lessons Teacher

Pedram Khavarzamini

Multi Level

Languages Spoken: English, Farsi, French

Roshanak Rafani

Multi Level

Languages Spoken: English, Farsi, German