Regional Greek Violin Technique
This is an intermediate to advanced violin class, but experience with Greek music is not required.
Violin is the primary melodic instrument of Greek music, so there are many different regional styles and techniques. The objective of this class is to learn basic violin techniques from distinct regions across Greece. The class focus on rhythm/bowing and ornamentation, which are taught through traditional tunes, and includes a basic introduction to maqam and moria.
Balkan + Greek Group Singing
This class is geared toward both beginning and intermediate singers.
This vocal class is designed for people who are interested in stepping into or diving deeper into the world of Balkan and Greek singing. The goal is for students to add a variety of beautiful songs to their repertoire, to learn technique which makes Balkan and Greek singing what they are, and to have fun! In this class we focus on pronunciation, melody, how layers are made in this style of music, and ornamentation.