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Charoula Tsalpara - Accordion

Dates 8-14 July About the workshop ΑΚΟΡΝΤΕΟΝ: ΑΚΡΟΒΑΤΩΝΤΑΣ ΑΝΑΜΕΣΑ ΣΕ ΑΝΑΤΟΛΗ ΚΑΙ ΔΥΣΗ Το ακορντεόν, ο ρόλος και η εξέλιξή του στη λαϊκή μουσική των αστικών κυρίως κέντρων του ελλαδικού χώρου κατά το πρώτο μισό του 20ου αιώνα. Το ακορντεόν εισήχθη στον ευρύτερο χώρο της ανατολικής Μεσογείου και των Βαλκανίων στα μέσα-τέλη του 19ου αιώνα όπως και άλλα όργανα που προήλθαν από την κεντρική Ευρώπη και προσαρμόστηκαν στα ιδιαίτερα λαϊκά μουσικά ιδιώματα της κάθε περιοχής. Χρησιμοποιήθηκε ευρέως στις περιοχές αυτές,…
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Christos Harbilas - Sound Engineering

Dates 8-14 July About the workshop TODO About Christos Γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα το 1963. Το 1981 αποφοίτησε απο την Πρότυπο Ευαγγελική Σχολή Νέας Σμύρνης όπου διδάχτηκε Βασική Θεωρία Μουσικής. Το 1983 παίζει τύμπανα στα 343 Κιλά Κρέας. Το 1989 μετακομίζει στην Θεσσαλονίκη όπου παίζει τύμπανα μαζί με τον Τίτο Καργιωτάκη στους O.S.L.T. και εργάζεται σαν τεχνικός ήχου στην ALPHA SOUND της Θεσσαλονίκης. Το 1990 εργάζεται σαν ηχολήπτης στο στούντιο JAM. Το 1993 σπουδάζει ηχοληψία στην SOUND ACADEMY HILVERSUM στην Ολλανδία.…
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Christos Spourdalakis & Giannis Katos - Instrument making

First week 7-13 July Christos Spourdalakis Theory of instrument making Introduction The tree as a living organism (briefly) Wood structure (Cellular - Macrocytic description) Categorization of the different types of wood - Description of their properties Relation between the type of wood and humidity The Bouzouki - Part A The bouzouki as a sound producing machine Understanding of the function of the different parts of the instrument Specification of the appropriateness of the material used in each part of the…
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Evgenios Voulgaris - Oud

Dates 7-13 July A few words about the workshop This seminar will develop the technique of the oud through its role in the musical traditions, both rembetiko and Asia minor's songs as well as technical matters concerning the the musician's basic use of the instrument. Pieces from the above repertoire will be used and taught with special emphasis on methodology and how they are interpreted. Finally given that the above musical traditions and the use of the oud are connected…
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Giorgos Fountoukos - Guitar

Dates 7-13 July About the workshop In this workshop, I will try to impart both my knowledge and experience on playing along a popular band or orchestra. Our practical approach to popular Greek songs aims to the actual understanding of the structure of the musical piece as a whole, consisting in its technique, rhythm, style, harmony and melody. About Giorgos He was born in Athens, in 1977, but his parents were from Ikaria. He started taking classical guitar lessons at…
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Kiriakos Gkouventas - Violin

Dates 8-14 July About the workshop Studying and playing the violin constitutes a lifelong and time-consuming process of self-improvement which intends to the combination of particular skills required when studying or playing this instrument. This summer, we are going to deal with the organization and acquisition of the appropriate technique when it comes to the realization of our personal ideas in music. It will be through the Greek violin repertoire, as well as the history of the Greek violin and…
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Manolis Pappos - Bouzouki

Dates 8-14 July A few words about the workshop The fourth seminar on the Bouzouki will have four parts: Technique Improvisation Paths and harmonization Duets, trios, quartets with the Bouzouki Cooperation with the students of other instruments to create a piece of music Manolis Manolis was born in Piraeus and has been occupied with traditional and folk music since 1978 learning the Bouzouki, the Oud and the Guitar. He has been working as a professional musician since 1982 playing in…
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Manousos Klapakis - Percussion

Dates 7-13 July A few words for the workshop Traditional Greek and Eastern Mediterranean percussion. Rhythm, techniques, instrumentation, multi rhythmic. About Manousos His first approach to music and percussion took place at a young age by his father, Michael Klapakis. Manousos graduated from the Pallini Music High School. He was taught playing the violin by Yannis Zevgolis and he studied Music Theory at the National Conservatory of Athens. He also learned playing orchestral percussion with Konstantinos Vorisis and Kostas Theodorakos,…
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Maria Koti - Traditional song

Dates 6-12 July A few words about the workshop Maria Koti, having as a starting point traditional Cretan music, the traditional music of her homeland, Crete, is going to give us the opportunity of an interesting tour throughout the story of the traditional Greek song. She is also going to introduce us to the various cultural singing traditions and amalgamations, from the Cretan “rizitika” and urban songs to the musical tradition of Minor Asia and the “rembetiko” music. Maria Maria…
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Maria Ploumi - Lute

Dates 7-13 July About the workshop TODO About Maria Maria Ploumi was born in Athens in 1985. She began traditional greek lute lessons at the age of 9 with K. Kalaitzakis. She has also done courses of Cretan lute under C. Kouklakis and George Xylouris, theory of modal music system with Socrates Sinopoulos, and rythmic improvisation with Harris Lambrakis. She studied in the faculty of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Maria Ploumi works as a…
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Nikos Paraoulakis - Nei

Dates 6-12 July About the workshop The ney, improvisation in Arabic maqams, ways of approach and rendition of the Classical Ottoman, Arabic and Greek musical tradition. This workshop will focus on improvisation and the rendition of musical pieces dating back to the Classical Ottoman, Arabic and Greek musical tradition. We are going to study these pieces through the analysis of taximia, musical compositions and also through practice. The workshop is open to all musical instruments and all levels. About Nikos…
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Nikos Patas & Eleni Drosou - Traditional dance

Dates 8-14 July About the workshop Dance has constituted one of the first means of communication in human societies. It is interwoven with the human existence and it is embodied in the human life as an integral part of it. Dance means expression and creation, fun and labor from the heart! Dancing with other people promotes feelings of friendship, stability, self balance and comfort. It is a form of relaxation suitable for all ages and body types! All of us…
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Sofia Lampropoulou - Eastern music orchestra

Dates 7-13 July About the workshop This workshop will focus on pieces from the Urban Music legacy of Ioannina and it will have the form of a rehearsal, during which instrumentation and performance will take place. The lessons are open for singers and musicians regardless of their level. (There is no limitation to the instruments that can participate). The target of the workshop is for the participants to perform during a concert on the 13th of July. The musical pieces…
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Sofia Lampropoulou - Qanun

Dates 11-15 July A few words about the workshop This workshop is going to focus on the qanun technique through a repertoire of the wider Minor Asia area and compositions from Smyrna. The qanun is an instrument which offers special and rich possibilities as a means of artistic expression. It is mostly found in the music tradition of the Mediterranean basin, a region whose cultural identity is an amalgam of the multicultural influences- Arab, Persian, Turkish, Greek and Balkan music…
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