The 5pm Post – From the Events Calendar, PoP Picks…

Center for Persian Classical Music:

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
901 G Street Northwest
Saturday, October 27th, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm | FREE!

The Center for Persian Classical Music (CPCM) is a training institution for the Iranian traditional and folk music. In addition to teaching music, the Center addresses a wide spectrum of the norms, traditions, customs, and values of the Iranian culture. CPCM devotes its activities to performing concerts, publishing books, producing musical audios and videos, newsletters, art exhibitions, and Persian handicrafts.

CPCM is managed and run by Nader Majd. Born in Iran in 1944, Nader is an Iranian musician and scholar. He has been studying and performing music since his childhood. He learned music, both theory and practice, from his father and uncles who were dedicated musicians. Nader specializes in playing and teaching the Tar, Setar, Santur, Violin and Vocal. He has participated in many concerts and TV shows in Iran and abroad, produced a number of audio and video tapes, and taught music in the USA for the past ten years.

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