A few words about the workshop
The fourth seminar on the Bouzouki will have four parts:
- Paths and harmonization
- Duets, trios, quartets with the Bouzouki
- Cooperation with the students of other instruments to create a piece of music
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 music clubs and concerts while also participating in recordings with many well-known composers and singers.
He is considered one of the top bouzouki soloists; he has worked with Niko Papazoglou, Dimitra Galani, Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Giorgo Dalara, Eleni Vitali, Socrates Malamas, Ofeas Peridis among many others.
He has worked with Mikis Theodorakis on the opera 'Lysistrati' and with Dimitris Papadimitriou on the record 'Tragoudia gia tous mhnes'.