Songs from foreign lands with Katerina Clambaneva, Gavrilos Kokonas and Pavlos Carvalho Saturday 10th June 2023 @ The Studio Theatre, BHASVIC 6th form college Book Now Τα τραγούδια της Ξενιτιάς (Songs from foreign lands) People have been leaving their homes for foreign lands over the centuries escaping war, economic crises, searching for new opportunities in… Continue reading Songs from foreign lands
The Art of the Taximi Understanding improvisation and modal scales, with Alekos Tsolakis, bouzouki Thursday 8th June 2023 @ The Cypriot Community Centre Book Now We will first introduce the tetrachords and pentachords (groups of notes) which are included within the basic folk scales. As the workshop progresses we will focus on ways of combining… Continue reading Exploring the musical world of Skarvelis and Peristeris
The Greek violin for all! Violin workshop with Kyriakos Gouvendas Monday 12th June 2023 @ The Cypriot Community Centre Book Now This workshop will examine the learning process of traditional melodies followed by a classically trained violinist in comparison to a self-taught or traditionally trained violinist. Kyriakos Gouventas sets three areas of focus when learning… Continue reading The Greek violin for all!
Unlocking the bouzouki code! Bouzouki workshop with Fotis Vergopoulos Thursday 22th June 2023 @ The Cypriot Community Centre Book Now In this seminar we will try to approach a few different elements of the bouzouki itself and as a part of a whole band. We will do an introduction to the basics of the instrument… Continue reading Unlocking the bouzouki code!
“Havas” Rythmic and harmonic approachto the music of the makams Guitar workshop with Kostas Kostakis Thursday 22th June 2023 @ The Cypriot Community Centre Book Now In the workshop, led by Kostas Kostakis, we will analyse and build rhythmic motifs and bass lines, typical of the Greek “Bassokitharo”. We will explore this using different rhythms… Continue reading “Havas” Rythmic and harmonic approach to the music of the makams
Rebet Asker Greek Roots Series The More the Merrier…Rebetika Unplugged! Sunday 14th May 2023 @ The Green Note Book Now Opening up the Green Note Rebet Asker series ‘stage’ to rebetiko musicians and bands to introduce themselves and bring new energy and colours to our rebetiko community.Towards the end of our gig, all will join… Continue reading Rebet Asker Greek Roots Series