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NEW YORK ARABIC ORCHESTRA

“...Rousing performance by the Lebanese oud and flute player Bassam Saba and the New York Arabic Orchestra, a melting-pot assemblage conjoined by the spirit of music.” The New York Times

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Welcome


NEW YORK ARABIC ORCHESTRA

“...Rousing performance by the Lebanese oud and flute player Bassam Saba and the New York Arabic Orchestra, a melting-pot assemblage conjoined by the spirit of music.” The New York Times

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The New York Arabic Orchestra is New York City’s leading institute in classical and contemporary Arabic music, directed by world-renowned virtuoso and educator, Bassam Saba. The Orchestra brings together a culturally diverse group of musicians - as diverse as the city itself - around one common passion: Arabic Music.

 

 
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Our Mission


OUR MISSION

 

Our Mission is the preservation and promotion of classical and traditional Arabic music and culture through concerts, new compositions and educational programs.

 

NYAO education offers both a rigorous training program for our orchestra performers and an outreach program that provides music classes, workshops, youth programs and much more.

Our Mission


OUR MISSION

 

Our Mission is the preservation and promotion of classical and traditional Arabic music and culture through concerts, new compositions and educational programs.

 

NYAO education offers both a rigorous training program for our orchestra performers and an outreach program that provides music classes, workshops, youth programs and much more.

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Who We Are


WHO WE ARE

The NY Arabic Orchestra is comprised of musicians as diverse as the city itself, hailing from multiple cultural, musical and educational backgrounds yet united by their love of Arabic music and passion for Arab culture. Since 2007, the NYAO has performed Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, Columbia University's Miller Theatre, Merkin Hall and Detroit Symphony Hall, and has hosted lectures and workshops at universities, public schools, cultural centers and refugee centers around the world.

Who We Are


WHO WE ARE

The NY Arabic Orchestra is comprised of musicians as diverse as the city itself, hailing from multiple cultural, musical and educational backgrounds yet united by their love of Arabic music and passion for Arab culture. Since 2007, the NYAO has performed Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, Columbia University's Miller Theatre, Merkin Hall and Detroit Symphony Hall, and has hosted lectures and workshops at universities, public schools, cultural centers and refugee centers around the world.

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News


WHAT'S NEW

AUGUST 2018: THE NYAO RECEIVES MAJOR GIFT : ESTATE IN WOODSTOCK, NY

SEPTEMBER 2018: THE NYAO NAMES SCOTT WILSON AN HONORARY BOARD MEMBER

OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2018: FALL 2018 WORKSHOPS

DECEMBER 12, 2018: HOLIDAY CONCERT!

Holiday Concert Tickets!

News


WHAT'S NEW

AUGUST 2018: THE NYAO RECEIVES MAJOR GIFT : ESTATE IN WOODSTOCK, NY

SEPTEMBER 2018: THE NYAO NAMES SCOTT WILSON AN HONORARY BOARD MEMBER

OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2018: FALL 2018 WORKSHOPS

DECEMBER 12, 2018: HOLIDAY CONCERT!

Holiday Concert Tickets!

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Support


Support Us

The New York Arabic Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Learn more how you can be a part of the New York Arabic Orchestra family. Become a member and receive special discounts on season tickets, workshops, lesson packages and much more.

Click Here to make your contribution today!

Support


Support Us

The New York Arabic Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Learn more how you can be a part of the New York Arabic Orchestra family. Become a member and receive special discounts on season tickets, workshops, lesson packages and much more.

Click Here to make your contribution today!