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NY 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


NY 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.

 

 

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.

Who We Are


WHO WE ARE

The NY Arabic Orchestra is comprised of music professionals hailing from a plethora of music backgrounds, from classical and jazz to music of the Arab World and Middle East. Since 2007, the NYAO has performed Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and Detroit Symphony Hall, and has hosted lectures and workshops at universities, public schools, refugee camps and community centers around the world.

Who We Are


WHO WE ARE

The NY Arabic Orchestra is comprised of music professionals hailing from a plethora of music backgrounds, from classical and jazz to music of the Arab World and Middle East. Since 2007, the NYAO has performed Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and Detroit Symphony Hall, and has hosted lectures and workshops at universities, public schools, refugee camps and community centers around the world.

News


news!

2019 HOLIDAY CONCERT :: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6!

WOODSTOCK, NY LEARNING & RETREAT CENTER :: UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

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The New York Arabic Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Receive special discounts on concert tickets, workshops, lesson packages and much more. Click Here!

HOLIDAY CONCERT 2019!

News


news!

2019 HOLIDAY CONCERT :: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6!

WOODSTOCK, NY LEARNING & RETREAT CENTER :: UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

join us!

The New York Arabic Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Receive special discounts on concert tickets, workshops, lesson packages and much more. Click Here!

HOLIDAY CONCERT 2019!