This seminar is not just a Cretan Lute lesson, vocal or Cretan repertoire, it is all this together, in an one of a kind experience which brings us at the core and essence of timeless Cretan tradition.
Giorgis Xylouris (Psarogiorgis) is an emblematic musician of Crete who has won the love and deep appreciation of the musiclovers beyond the borders of Crete and Greece as well.
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The distinguished violinist Michalis Kouloumis, invites us to the colourful world of Eastern Mediterranean music through the musical spectrum of Violin.
The workshop will be focusing on the violin playing in Eastern Mediterranean music, as developed in Classical music of Constantinople (Ottoman Art music) and Greek/Turkish Traditional music (Asia Minor, Thrace, Greek Islands, Kappadokia, Black Sea,Cyprus).
Born in a musical family in the island of Cyprus, the violinist Michalis Kouloumis developed a strong musical conception and sensitivity from his early years.
This seminar is focusing on the phrasing and subtle nuances as they are encountered in the playing style of the violin in Turkish music.
Senih Ündeğer is a unique violinist with a wide range of experience in various musical idioms.
Rami Ourami will guide students in the art of the Arabic style and technique of playing the Nay as well as introducing them to key elements of its repertoire.
He is a young and exceptionally talented exponent of the Arabic Nay.
In this seminar we will study and broaden the modal structures of the Balkan and mediterranean area as an art action regarding the interpretation of greek folk clarinet.
Manos Achalinotopoulos considered by critics, composers and musicologists as the best clarinet performer of the new generation in Greece.
The seminar will focus on the Rhythmic cycles as well as rhythmic and polyrhythmic compositions. Students is required to have at least a medium knowledge level. The seminar is open to frame drums and tombak players.
Bijan Chemirani learned to play the zarb with his father Djamchid Chemirani and his brother Keyvan. His open mind enables him to increase his capacities constantly.
This summer Nedyalko Nedyalkov will teach a seminar focused on the traditional Balkan Music for Kaval, where great importance will be given to the patterns and improvisation of the main melody.
Nedyalko Nedyalkov is a typical and striking representative of the new generation of Bulgarian kaval players, who are open to world musical culture.
The seminar will present an overview of the main musical repertoires of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, in order to provide participants the necessary theoretical and practical tools for a historically informed interpretation of European medieval music.