Oud Classes

Group lessons for adults and youth (ages 8 years old and up)

What is the oud?

The tabla, or darbuka, is a drum

2024 Fall/Winter Tabla Session

  • Tuesdays, August 13 – November 19:
    • August 13, 20, 27
    • September 3, 10, 17, 24
    • October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    • November 5, 12, 19
  • In person at Alif Institute (Chamblee)
  • Levels: 
    • Beginner I: Tuesdays, from 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm, in-person at Alif Institute.
    • Beginner II: Tuesdays, from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, in-person at Alif Institute.
  • PRIVATE LESSONS are also available. The cost is $70 per hour. Please EMAIL us for more details or click HERE to register.


  • $385 for members / $405 for non-members, pro-rated if you join after the first class. (For pro-rated payments, please contact us at info@alifnstitute.org.) 
  • Installments: 3 automatic payments of $140.
  • The drop-in rate is $35 per session / $40 for non-members if space is available. (Pay in person. Please RSVP before class if possible.)
  • Oud rental: $65 for two sessions plus a refundable $150 security deposit.
    • Rental cost covers the entire session (8/13 – 11/20).
    • Oud should be returned on the last day of class.
    • There are a limited number of ouds for rent. Please check with us for oud rental availability. We also happy to suggest how to buy your own oud.
    • Please EMAIL us for more information.
  • To become a member, please click HERE(You are not required to become a member to register for the club, but you must be signed into the website as a member to get the member’s price.)
    • There are no refunds after the first class of the session.
    • There are no make-ups for missed classes.

Instructor:  Suheil Sedran

Age & Experience Level:

  • Kids (12 years and up) and Adults.
  • No experience is required.

Other information:

  • Drop-in only if spaces are available.
  • Private lessons with flexible times are also available.
  • The cost is $70/hour.
  • Please contact us for more information.

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Operating Hours
  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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