Community Music Recital | Classical Arabic Music

As part of the Community Recitals concert series, the KAUST Tarab Band will be performing a recital at the Discovery Square Theatre on Thursday, March 7, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. 

Inspired by traditional oriental music from the Arabian Gulf, all the way to the Atlantic Ocean at the West African Sahara, the KAUST Tarab Band brings us a unique set of melodies and rhythms that reintroduce the beautiful era of Middle Eastern music with modern twists. 

Event Details 

  • Date: Thursday, March 7 
  • Time: 7:00 – 9:15 p.m. 
  • Location: Discovery Square Theatre – Room 1 

The KAUST Tarab Band is a group of community members of different nationalities, from Lebanon to Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Germany, who have been brought together by their passion for the golden age of Arabic music. 


  • Khalid Alhamdan - Voice + percussion 

  • Mustafa Mousa - Voice 

  • Nibras Hijazi - Qanun 

  • Dory Antoun - Keyboard 

  • Youssef Al Ashkar - Oud + Voice 

  • Ahmed Halawani - Percussion 

  • Katja Gorenflot – Flute 


About the Community Recitals  

Brought to you by the Community Life Music Program, the community recitals are designed to support community performers in a formal theatre setting. Would you like to perform a piece you have been preparing, your comedy show, share your poetry, play a duet, or sing? This is your chance! Contact us at to be considered for a performance at a Community Recital. 

See you there! 


Music for the community, by the community. This event supports the UN Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good health and well-being and contributes to Saudi Vision 2030  Quality of Life program.  


Event Quick Information

07 Mar, 2024
07:00 PM - 09:15 PM