Seminars
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Ross 1 s30hrs open seminar for various instruments 

Type of Seminar: Open - Music Group

Participant Level: Intermediate+

“Where does this music come from?” This is a question I get asked almost every day not only by members of audiences at my concerts but also by students and even colleagues. [...] What happens at this point to one’s relationship with “tradition”? That, together with the question posed at the beginning of this paragraph is precisely what we will examine within the context of this seminar...

 

 

 

Event Date 24-06-2019
Event End Date 29-06-2019
Individual Price 230€
Location Crete

Peppe30hrs open seminar of introduction to modal music for musicians coming from western musical traditions

Type of Seminar: Open - Music Group

Participant Level: All levels are welcome

In this seminar, we will examine and attempt to put into practice the necessary changes in approach and mindset which are essential from the very beginning of one's study,  in order for a western-trained musician to successfully approach non-European (or even early European) modal musical traditions.

 

Event Date 24-06-2019
Event End Date 29-06-2019
Individual Price 230€
Location Crete

Untitled 130hrs open seminar of the guitar as played in the indigenous lute styles of the musical traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean

Type of Seminar: Open - Music Group

Participant Level: Intermediate

Main Angles:

Discovering the role and the importance f each instrument in an orchestra

Interpretation of Makam melody types and melody lines

Fretless intervals adapted to fretted instruments.

Companion as an integral part of the orchestration

The presence of harmony / the use of relatives without 3rd step / the use of altered chords / the isocratic

Rhythmic patterns and improvisation

Old melodic and rhythmic motifs as the main essence of modern compositions

 

Event Date 24-06-2019
Event End Date 29-06-2019
Individual Price 230€
Location Crete

Veka 1930hrs open seminar of vocal and breathing techniques & their implementation in the repertoire of Anatolia.

Type of Seminar: Open 

Participant Level: All levels are welcome

We will learn anatomically the mechanism of human sound production, and we will recognize, develop and strengthen the “instrument” in our body with practical and intensive exercises.

In parallel with the voice and breathing exercises, a repertoire derived from the various regions of Anatolia is included in the seminar program.

Event Date 01-07-2019
Event End Date 06-07-2019
Individual Price 230€
Location Crete

Kourosh230hrs open seminar of analysis with Kurdish Tanbur & Santoor 

Type of Seminar: Open - Instrument Centered (Kurdish Tanbur & Saz Family)

Participant Level: Intermediate

The main subject of the seminar is the understanding of Kurdish and Iranian Makam, compositions and songs.

Event Date 01-07-2019
Event End Date 06-07-2019
Individual Price 230€
Location Crete

Μάνος30hrs open seminar of techniques & repertoire 

Type of Seminar: Open - Instrument Centered (Clarinet)

Participant Level: Intermediate - Basic knowledge of Modal Systems is helpful

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.

Event Date 01-07-2019
Event End Date 06-07-2019
Individual Price 230€
Location Crete

Arslan 1930hrs open seminar of Azerbaijani music, Makams & its features 

Type of Seminar: Open - Instrument Centered (Kamancha)

Participant Level: Intermediate

The seminar will focus on the technique and improvisation of the Iranian and Azeri music traditions with Kamancha.

Event Date 08-07-2019
Event End Date 13-07-2019
Individual Price 230€
Location Crete

Murat30hrs open seminar of techniques & repertoire

Type of Seminar: Open - Instrument Centered (Turkish Tanbur)

Level of participants: Intermediate

This seminar will focus on the repertoire, the playing styles and the development of the Tanbur.

Event Date 08-07-2019
Event End Date 13-07-2019
Individual Price 230€
Location Crete

Fresco230hrs open seminar of techniques for frame drums

Type of Seminar: Open Seminar - Instrument Centered (Bendir & Riq)

Participant Level: Intermediate-Advanced

This seminar will focus on frame drums and the special style of playing that Zohar Fresco has introduced.

 

 

Event Date 08-07-2019
Event End Date 13-07-2019
Individual Price 230€
Location Crete

Tigran230hrs open seminar of analysis with Armenian Duduk

Type of Seminar: Open - Music Group (mostly instruments from Armenian tradition)

Participant Level: Intermediate

They will get to know as well the traditional Armenian music scales and the way a Makam is played in Armenia as also techniques for Duduk.

 

 

Event Date 15-07-2019
Event End Date 20-07-2019
Individual Price 230€
Location Crete