Who is it for?
This course is addressed to professional and amateur musicians, as well as also to singers, and it´s taught in English.
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During the course we work collectively on greek and eastern scales, rhythms, working on repertoire of early and late period of rebetiko and traditional music of greece. We assimilate musical characteristics of east mediterranean mosaic in order to feel familiar with the differences between various local musical idioms . Studying instrumental pieces and songs we wonder how close is east to west like when rebetiko was born in Izmir and after was transformed in the port of Piraeus and Athens.
She was born in Athens in 1989. She ﬁrst started piano lessons at the age of eight. She studied at Pallini music high school where she was taught both the theory and practical side of Byzantine and European music,ney,saz,ud and piano. After high school she was admitted at University of Athens ( UOA) , and also studied Eastern music theory at the Athens conservatory. She has taken part in seminars at the Labirynth workshop in Crete with Omer Erdogdular (ney), Yurdal Tokcan (oud), Zohar Fresco (rhythm), Mercan Erzincan (Turkish Chalke song), Ross Daly (composition-makam) and Socrates Sinopoulos (makam) and other vocal workshops with Spyros Sakkas.
Since 2012 she teaches ,both greek folk and rebetiko singing at choirs in Athens and at musical workshops in Greece and Europe. She has cooperated with several musicians and groups: Alexandros Papadimitrakis, Michalis Kouloumis,Manousos Klapakis, Evgenios Voulgaris, Thimios Atzakas, James Wylie,Latinitas Nostra ,String Theory Ensemble ,etc.