[vc_row equal_height=”yes” wrap_container=”yes” el_class=”home-banner” css=”.vc_custom_1594223027596{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1562803992835{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_row_inner content_placement=”middle” el_class=”no-padding” css=”.vc_custom_1594164401829{margin-right: 0px !important;margin-left: 0px !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”12/12″ css=”.vc_custom_1594164730984{padding-top: 60px !important;padding-bottom: 12px !important;}”][porto_info_box icon=”fas fa-graduation-cap” icon_size=”14″ icon_border_radius=”500″ title=”LESSONS” icon_color=”#616161″ title_font_size=”14px” title_font_color=”#616161″][/porto_info_box][porto_ultimate_heading main_heading=”Learn. On Demand.” main_heading_use_theme_fonts=”” main_heading_font_weight=”600″ main_heading_color=”#212121″ sub_heading_font_weight=”” alignment=”left” main_heading_font_family=”Oswald” main_heading_font_size=”32″ main_heading_line_height=”34″ main_heading_margin_bottom=”20″ main_heading_font=”font_family:Cinzel%3Aregular%2C700%2C900″]We’re passionate about Middle Eastern Music. That’s why we’ve curated a number of resources – courses, podcasts, a TAQS.IM Facebook group and more to reach and educate as many new and existing Middle Eastern music fans as possible.[/porto_ultimate_heading][vc_btn title=”READ OUR BLOG” style=”modern” shape=”square” size=”lg” skin=”primary” el_class=”mb-0 mb-md-5″ link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ftaqs.im%2Fblog|||”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ text_align=”right” css=”.vc_custom_1594168246883{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”][porto_ultimate_content_box box_shadow=”horizontal:px|vertical:px|blur:px|spread:px|style:none|” hover_box_shadow=”horizontal:px|vertical:px|blur:px|spread:px|style:inherit|” css_contentbox=”.vc_custom_1594168237208{background-color: #ffffff !important;}” bg_clr=”#ffffff”][vc_wp_text]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZj9D7le8sY[/vc_wp_text][/porto_ultimate_content_box][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height=”yes” wrap_container=”yes” el_class=”home-banner” css=”.vc_custom_1594223134504{padding-top: 40px !important;padding-bottom: 40px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;}”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1562803992835{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_row_inner content_placement=”middle” el_class=”no-padding” css=”.vc_custom_1594169209743{margin-right: 0px !important;margin-left: 0px !important;padding-top: 10px !important;background-color: #212121 !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”5/12″ css=”.vc_custom_1594169646229{padding-top: 30px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”11278″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/12″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”5/12″][porto_info_box icon=”fas fa-headphones” icon_size=”14″ icon_border_radius=”500″ title=”SOUNDS” icon_color=”#cacaca” title_font_size=”14px” title_font_color=”#cacaca”][/porto_info_box][porto_ultimate_heading main_heading=”In Depth Lessons” main_heading_use_theme_fonts=”” main_heading_font_weight=”600″ main_heading_color=”#ffffff” sub_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left” main_heading_font_family=”Oswald” main_heading_font_size=”32″ main_heading_line_height=”34″ main_heading_margin_bottom=”20″ main_heading_font=”font_family:Cinzel%3Aregular%2C700%2C900|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”]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!

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Hijaz (Modern Arabic)

[/vc_column_text][/porto_ultimate_content_box][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row wrap_container=”yes” is_section=”yes” remove_margin_top=”yes” remove_margin_bottom=”yes” remove_border=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1562892440068{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_column][porto_ultimate_heading main_heading=”TESTIMONIALS” main_heading_use_theme_fonts=”” main_heading_font_weight=”600″ main_heading_color=”#212121″ sub_heading_font_weight=”” alignment=”left” main_heading_font_family=”Oswald” main_heading_font_size=”32″ main_heading_line_height=”34″ main_heading_margin_bottom=”20″ main_heading_font=”font_family:Cinzel%3Aregular%2C700%2C900″ sub_heading_font_size=”16″][/porto_ultimate_heading][porto_ultimate_carousel slides_on_desk=”2″ slides_on_tabs=”2″ autoplay=”off”][porto_testimonial style=”testimonial-style-3″ name=”Matthew Nelson” role=”Owner/CEO at Foreword Productions” company=”Foreward Productions” author_url=”http://www.forewordproductions.com/” photo_id=”11279″]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[/porto_testimonial][porto_testimonial style=”testimonial-style-3″ name=”Raffi Joe Wartanian” role=”Composer, singer-songwriter, lyricist, producer.” author_url=”https://www.raffijoewartanian.com/” photo_id=”11359″]TAQS.IM is a dynamic and in-depth resource rich with many great tools to access the magic of Middle Eastern music![/porto_testimonial][/porto_ultimate_carousel][/vc_column][/vc_row]