Lessons

Learn. On Demand.

We’re passionate about Middle Eastern Music. That’s why we’ve curated a number of resources – courses, forums, a TAQS.IM Facebook group and more to reach and educate as many new and existing Middle Eastern music fans as possible.

Sounds

In Depth Lessons

Our Oud Introduction course includes high-quality video lessons for the aspiring Oud player or enthusiast. Ranging from an overview of the instrument, tuning, scales, and picking – the lessons pack a lot of content in a focused amount of time. Click here for free access to the first lesson: Oud Introduction & Overview!

We’re working on new courses for even more instruments in the future!

Scales

Intro to the World of Maqams

Middle Eastern Maqams are an integral part of the region’s music. We provide a basic introduction to some of these non-western scales such as Hijaz, Hüseyni, Rast, Sabâ, Kurdi, Nihavend and more!

Hijaz (Modern Arabic)

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Testimonials

Andrew is a pro at the highest level and would be an asset to any student from a beginner’s level through to experienced players

Matthew Nelson

Matthew NelsonOwner/CEO at Foreword Productions - Foreward Productions

TAQS.IM is a dynamic and in-depth resource rich with many great tools to access the magic of Middle Eastern music!

Raffi Joe Wartanian

Raffi Joe WartanianComposer, singer-songwriter, lyricist, producer.

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