An initiative encouraging contemporary arab composers and new musicians from the region through concerts and commissions.
Ateek has organized several projects such as concerts for two pianos by three pianists from different nationalities and performing a programme including several pieces by different contemporary and international composers.
The Ateek Ensemble is part of the different projects initiated by Ateek. The ensemble includes the renowned cellist Cag Ercag, singer Hala Hachem, qanun player Halim Khatib, percussionist Mohammad Taha, and pianist Zina Asfour .The Ensemble performs classical chamber music with an oriental flavor and within a sufi context.
In addition to the main composer for Ateek Iyad Mohammad,the programs
for the events have included pieces by different contemporary composers such as Haytham Sukkarieh, Tarek Younis, Dia' Sukkari, Suad Bushnaq, Nabil bin Abdeldjelil and hopefully many more to come.
For more info kindly check the site www.ateekmusic.com