Teachers from past seminars

Tzvetanka Varimezova

Tzvetanka Varimezova

Bulgarian Choral Singing / April 7-12, 2017

Tzvetanka Varimezova was born in Pazardzhik in Bulgarian Trace, and started singing and playing accordion ...

Nedyalko Nedyalkov

Nedyalko Nedyalkov

Balkan Instrumental Music / April 7-12, 2017

Nedyalko Nedyalkov was born in 1970 in the town of Haskovo into a long line ...

Periklis Papapetropoulos

Periklis Papapetropoulos

Lavta & Saz / April 7-12, 2017

Periklis Papapetropoulos was born in Athens but grew up on the island of Crete. His ...

Alexandros Papadimitrakis

Alexandros Papadimitrakis

Oud / April 13-17, 2017

Alexandros Papadimitrakis was born in Athens. He studied oud and lavta with Yurdal Tokcan, Sokratis ...

Hooshang Farahani

Hooshang Farahani

Iranian Music & Tar / May 5-­10, 2016

Hooshang Farahani was born in 1967 in Farahan, the central province of Iran. He went school ...

Giorgos Manolakis

Giorgos Manolakis

Songs from Greece: Rembetika & Kritika / May 19-­24, 2016

Giorgos Manolakis was born in Heraklion, Crete in 1982. When he was eight years old ...

Giorgos Papaioannou

Giorgos Papaioannou

Violin & Modal Music / May 19-­24, 2016

Giorgos Papaioannou was born in Athens in 1982. He began his musical studies at an ...

Peppe Frana

Peppe Frana

Introduction to Modal Music II / April 2-­3, 2016

Passionate from a young age about rock music from America and overseas, he quickly became the ...

Christos Barbas

Christos Barbas

Improvisation in Modal Music / April 7-12, 2017

Christos Barbas, multi­instrumentalist and composer is one of the most multifaceted and creative musicians coming from ...

Ross Daly

Ross Daly

Composition in Modal Music / April 13-17, 2017

Many years before what we call "World Music" appeared on the scene, certain individuals had already ...

Kelly Thoma

Kelly Thoma

Composition in Modal Music / April 13-17, 2017

Kelly Thoma was born in Piraeus in 1978. Since 1995, she has been studying the ...

Ömer Erdoğdular

Ömer Erdoğdular

Ney & Ottoman Music / April 13-17, 2017

Ömer Erdoğdular started studying music while still a child, initially learning ney from his father. He ...

Zohar Fresco

Zohar Fresco

Percussion / April 13-17, 2017

Born in Israel to a family of Turkish descent, Zohar Fresco began playing percussion instruments at ...