"With an abundance of talent and profound expertise...Harmonic Motion presents a formidable and exciting array of entrancing music and dance traditions."

--Tina Bucuvalas, Curator of Arts & Historical Resources, City of Tarpon Springs, FL


HARMONIC MOTION is a non profit arts organization focusing on folkloric music and dance as well as cross-cultural and improvisational projects.  Its directors, core performers, and teachers are musician and composer Joe Zeytoonian and dancer and percussionist Myriam Eli. They regularly produce and participate in workshops and performances of Middle Eastern music and dance including Armenian, Arabic, Sefardic, and Turkish, as well as collaborations with jazz, avant-garde, modern, improvisational, flamenco, Indian, Balkan, African, Afro-Cuban, and other forms. They have performed in concerts throughout Florida in many theaters, festivals, universities, colleges, radio, and television, in addition to touring the United States, Latin America, Japan, and Europe, including Turkey. Additionally, they have recorded for Estefan Enterprises and Sony Music with pop rock singer Shakira, with whom Ms. Eli toured and for whom she choreographed. Mr. Zeytoonian has also recorded with Gloria Estefan.


Myriam performs traditional Middle Eastern, Armenian, North African, cross-cultural, and improvisational dance, and plays a variety of Middle Eastern hand drums and percussion instruments.  She participated in the dance companies...


Joe is an oudist, singer, percussionist, and composer who has received various grants and honorable mentions in the United States from the Florida Department of State, including the Florida Folk Heritage Award...



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Phone: (954) 773-1012

Email: info@harmonicmotion.org


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