A Traditional Music Ensemble performing classical
Arabic music and providing performances,
educational programs, music
classes and lessons in Arabic Music. Salamat is a greeting in
Arabic, and contains peace or "salam" within it.
Salamat hopes that by sharing this music with all those who appreciate
great beauty, we can inspire understanding of one aspect of Middle
Eastern culture. We are the Twin Cities' first classical Arabic
The word 'salamat' is an Arabic greeting formed from the word for
peace (salaam). Formed prior to the September 11th tragedy, Salamat
later appeared in public performances at the many benefit concerts
around the cities last year.
Learn more about our upcoming concerts.
Members of Salamat have all
studied extensively with master musicians and have impressive performing
histories in Minnesota, across the US and abroad. Salamat also offers
classes and private instruction.
Minnesota Global Arts, Inc. invites you to join
an internet email list to receive notices of performing arts
events in Minnesota in the traditions of North Africa, the Levant
(Lebanon/Syria/Iraq/Palestine/Israel), Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan,
the Indian Subcontinent, Central Asia & the Persian Gulf!
up at this website, or click
here to sign up by sending an email. Minnesota Global Arts,
Inc., is cofounded by Maryam Yusefzadeh-Keer and Miriam Gerberg.
Salamat can be contacted at:
PO Box 65664
St. Paul, MN 55165