[PAST EVENT] The Asian Centennial presents The Middle Eastern Music Ensemble with guest artist Johnny Farraj

November 12, 2021
7:30pm - 9pm
Ewell Hall, Room 151
221 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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Internationally acclaimed Johnny Farraj will share his work with students of Middle Eastern-South West Asian music.

International musical artist Johnny Farraj will perform with William & Mary's Middle Eastern Music Ensemble under the director of Professor Anne Rasmussen.

Johnny Farraj is a Lebanese-born musician and software engineer of Palestinian descent. His main instrument is the riqq; he also plays the 'ud and sings. Farraj is the creator of MaqamWorld, the leading Internet reference on Arabic music theory, and is a frequent Arabic music blogger, teacher and performer, as well as a lifelong listener.