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Alkinoos Ioannidis - The word and the note

A few words about the workshop   Alkinoos Alkinoos Ioannidis was born in Nicosia, Cyprus. He studied classical guitar at the European Conservatory and in 1989 moved to Athens, Greece. He spent the next three years studying theatre at the National Theatre Drama School and philosophy at Athens University. In 1993 he signed to Universal Music. As a singer-songwriter he has released eleven solo albums, most of which have gone gold or platinum. As a guest singer, he has performed…
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Evgenios Voulgaris - Oud

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 to the Makam…
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Fotis Siotas - Violin

Please, bear in mind that this workshop will take place from 26 until 28 of February 2017 A few words about the workshop We will become acquainted with musical pieces from the Greek tradition; yet, our main focus will be on music traditions from all over the world, whose common ground is the key role of the violin, as well as its different use from one place to the other. We shall also devote time to studying the violin when…
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Manolis Pappos - Bouzouki

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 music clubs and…
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Nikos Patas - Traditional dance

A few words 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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Vaggelis Karipis - Percussion

A few words about the workshop The role of percussion instruments in the traditional music of Greece, techniques, rhythm and improvisation on toumperleki, darbuka, tambourine, riq, davul (“daouli”), dayereh, bendir. There will be some teaching hours in common with the dance teacher Nikos Patas, which aim at promoting the cooperation between the dancer and the musician on dances and rhythmic patterns, originating from various regions of Greece. Vaggelis Vaggelis studied Byzantine music and theory at the Greek conservatory where he…
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