This year's Bouzouki seminar will focus on the repertoire and the polyphonic uses of the bouzouki, highlighting Zabetas' very characteristic use of harmony in his compositions.
Giorgos Manolakis is considered to be one of the most important virtuosos of his generation on both instruments, Bouzouki and Cretan Lute.
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This seminar will focus on the repertoire, the playing styles and the development of the Tanbur.
Murat Aydemir is one of Turkey's finest tanbur players. He has successfully managed to integrate all of the knowledge and experience of the older generation of master tanbur players together with new techniques and ideas in a particularly harmonious and tasteful style.
This seminar is not just a Cretan Lute lesson, vocal or Cretan repertoire, it is all this together, in an one of a kind experience which brings us at the core and essence of timeless Cretan tradition.
Giorgis Xylouris (Psarogiorgis) is an emblematic musician of Crete who has won the love and deep appreciation of the musiclovers beyond the borders of Crete and Greece as well.
The distinguished violinist Michalis Kouloumis, invites us to the colourful world of Eastern Mediterranean music through the musical spectrum of Violin.
The workshop will be focusing on the violin playing in Eastern Mediterranean music, as developed in Classical music of Constantinople (Ottoman Art music) and Greek/Turkish Traditional music (Asia Minor, Thrace, Greek Islands, Kappadokia, Black Sea,Cyprus).
Born in a musical family in the island of Cyprus, the violinist Michalis Kouloumis developed a strong musical conception and sensitivity from his early years.
Ömer Erdoğdular is one of the most important representatives of the Ottoman Musical Tradition. This year he will teach a technique and classical repertoire Ney seminar.
Students will study intonation, music theory, and analyze and interpret repertoire in meshk style. They will also learn breathing and singing techniques...
Ahmet Erdoğdular is Turkey’s foremost vocalist noted for his role in preserving the classical singing style of the Ottoman Turkish musical tradition.
This seminar is focusing on the phrasing and subtle nuances as they are encountered in the playing style of the violin in Turkish music.
Senih Ündeğer is a unique violinist with a wide range of experience in various musical idioms.
Rami Ourami will guide students in the art of the Arabic style and technique of playing the Nay as well as introducing them to key elements of its repertoire.
He is a young and exceptionally talented exponent of the Arabic Nay.