Welcome to saltanah.com!

The goal of our group is to preserve and present traditional and popular Middle Eastern music in the Washington DC greater area, by the following means:

  • Producing concerts, lecture / demonstrations and other shows
  • Organizing workshops and shows for visiting artists
  • Providing contacts for members of the public interested in studying Middle Eastern music, or in hiring musicians for their events.

In these pages you will find information about Middle Eastern music and the instruments that we play, some of our upcoming events, photos from previous events, and information about the different kinds of groups that we offer.

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This Saturday, Saltanah Ensemble's qanun player Kylie Hilali will be playing at this public event featuring the art works of Arab American artist Manal Deeb. See below for details!
Artist Manal Deeb Exhibition "Visibly Known/Unknown"
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Artist Manal Deeb Exhibition "Visibly Known/Unknown"

December 10, 2016, 6:00pm - December 10, 2016, 8:00pm

Manal's artwork has been exhibited across the world and been appreciated and positively viewed and curated. Manal has been selected as one of the Workhouse's Director's artworks for 2016. Come celeb...

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Yemen peace project fundraising event ... See MoreSee Less

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Having a great time at Jose Andres' Dine-N-Dash, benefiting World Central Kitchen! ... See MoreSee Less

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