Discover Shashmaqam, a vibrantly colorful ensemble performing the musical traditions of Central Asia. As
the United States’ premier ensemble dedicated to Central Asia’s music and dance traditions, Shashmaqam
introduces the culture and history of Transoxiana through architecture, religion, language, foods, poetry
and music. Performers share their experiences growing up in the Soviet system and emigrating to build a new
life in Queens and Brooklyn.
Presented by Ohio Regional Music Arts
Cultural Outreach and MCDL.