Hany Morgan — Percussion Director, Composer, Master Teacher

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Hany Morgan began playing percussion at age five and performing Sufi drum and dance at age seven. Raised in a musical family in Cairo, Egypt, he was surrounded by musical art and taught to play the derbeki (Arab drum) by his father. The Morgan family performed Islamic traditional religious choral music in the time of King Farouk . As well as the derbeki, Hany plays the duff, segat, naye and violin.

Hany has been the lead drummer for Egypt's famous El Tanoura Dance Troupe in the Sufi tradition for 15 years. He has toured the globe with this large ensemble sponsored by the Egyptian government. As well as composing and teaching, he records and tours with many other musical and dance productions worldwide.