Seminars
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Ross 1 sType of seminar: Open – Music Group

Level of participants: Intermediate

Reading sheets: No prerequisite for participation

In this seminar, we will examine the Modal dimension of a large number of Cretan pieces. We will also see how these modes act as the foundation of compositions as well as of improvisations (Taksim).

 

Event Date 04-02-2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 09-02-2020 1:00 pm
Individual Price 230€
Location Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion

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Taxiarchis 20Type of seminar: Open - Instrument Centered (Turkish Oud) 

Level of participants: Basic & Intermediate

Reading sheets: No prerequisite for participation

The seminar is about the basic techniques as well as the stylistic aspects within the context of a very broad repertoire in which the oud has been, for many centuries now, an instrument of prime importance.

 

 

Event Date 04-02-2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 09-02-2020 1:00 pm
Individual Price 230€
Location Crete

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kelly newType of seminar: Open - Music Group

Level of participants: Intermediate & Advanced

Reading sheets: No prerequisite for participation

In this seminar, Kelly will work together with the students on a selection of compositions of contemporary modal composers as well as on certain traditional pieces from a variety of backgrounds

 

Event Date 11-02-2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 16-02-2020 1:00 pm
Individual Price 230€
Location Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion

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Evgenios 1Type of seminar: Open - Music Group

Level of participants: Intermediate & Advanced

Reading sheets: Sheets will be used extensively, but students experienced and skilled in learning by ear will not be excluded

The subject of the seminar will be the compositions and the repertoire of Ottoman and Turkish urban art music.

Event Date 11-02-2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 16-02-2020 1:00 pm
Individual Price 230€
Location Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion

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MarthaprofilType of seminar: Open – Polyphonic Ensemble

Level of participants: The workshop is ideal for any person who wants to discover its voice through a vocal ensemble

Reading sheets: No prerequisite for participation

In the «Happy Hour Choir», all voices will be in charge of all types of roles including the melody and harmony, and furthermore the rhythmic accompaniment by forming in this way an orchestra made out of voices.

Event Date 18-02-2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 23-02-2020 1:00 pm
Individual Price 230€
Location Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion

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ΠαπαπετρόπουλοςType of seminar: Open – Instrument Centered (Lavta)

Level of participants: Intermediate

Reading sheets: Sheets will be used extensively, but students experienced and skilled in learning by ear will not be excluded

The Lavta seminar will focus on technique as well as on aspects of the old and new repertoire which Periklis Pqpqpetropoulos has greatly helped to develop.

 

Event Date 25-02-2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 01-03-2020 1:00 pm
Individual Price 230€
Location Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion

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Papaioannou BrosType of seminar: Open - Instrument Centered (Bowed instruments, Violin & Cello)

Level of participants: Intermediate 

Reading sheets:Sheets will be used extensively, but students experienced and skilled in learning by ear will not be excluded

Seminar's aim: understanding techniques, Maκam theory, creation, orchestration, improvisation

Event Date 03-03-2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 08-03-2020 1:00 pm
Individual Price 230€
Location Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion

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Spyridakis 20Type of seminar: Open - Instrument Centered (Lyra in Cretan music and in relation to the other traditional instruments of the seminar (Laouto, Mandolino, Askomantoura, percussion)

Level of participants: All levels are welcome

Reading sheets: Not necessary

The seminar includes:

  • A brief introduction to the instrument's history and introduction to the instrument.
  • Tunings, techniques and representative repertoire. 
  • Familiarization with the different local music idioms of Cretan music through the thematic repertoire, which for this winter, will focus on the special way and character of the music of the old Cretan virtuosos as it survived from the oldest recorded material.
  • Creation of music ensembles and traditional duos with any of the instruments which are taught the same week as Lyra.
Event Date 03-03-2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 08-03-2020 1:00 pm
Individual Price 230€
Location Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion

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Efren 20Type of seminar: Open - Music Group (composition, group arrangements and improvisation in modal music)

Participant level: Intermediate

Reading sheets: Basic notions of solfege and reading sheets are necessary

The basic elements that we work on are the following:

  • Introduction to Turkish Makam, closely related to the Arabic Maqam, the Persian Dastgah and
    the Byzantine Ihoi, analyzing some of their principal modes.
  • Introduction to the Raga, a modal system used mainly in India, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
  • Rhythmology: notions of Usül, the Ottoman rhythmic system, and odd time signatures of the Balkans, Turkey, Greece, Iran, Armenia, and the Arab world.
  • Introduction to the concepts of the Indian rhythm system, the Tala.
Event Date 10-03-2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 15-03-2020 1:00 pm
Individual Price 230€
Location Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion

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Pedram 20Type of seminar: Open – Instrument Centered (Tombak)

Level of participants: Intermediate & Advanced

Reading sheets: Sheets will be used extensively, but students experienced and skilled in learning by ear will not be excluded

The seminar focuses on the playing style of Tombak that Pedram Khavarzamini has introduced.

Event Date 10-03-2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 15-03-2020 1:00 pm
Individual Price 230€
Location Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion

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