Masterclasses

Guitar masterclasses will be given by all invited artists to the festival’s participants, every day from 10.00 to 14.00.

  • Active participants will be able to have at least four lessons with the festival’s guests they prefer (after the application is sent they can mail to arionacademy@gmail.com) and attend all the masterclasses.
  • Passive participants will be able to attend all the masterclasses.

The lessons’ schedule will be announced on the July 30th.

T h e m a t i c  p r e s e n t a t i o n s  a n d  w o r k s h o p s

Hubert Kaeppel, Guitar Professor of the Music Academy of Cologne

Technique and tone production not only concerning the right hand!

The writer of the most important guitar technique treatise of our time ‘The Bible of Classical Guitar Technique’  in a presentation for the most important issue for every performer: the sound.

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Ioannis Toulis, Violoncelo Professor at the Music Department of the Ionian University

The organized practising: time use and aims

Analyzing the most significant parameters respective to the body and brain functions we can understand the ways we can have an effective practising.

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Dimitris Kountouras, special teaching personnel for recorder, at the Music Department of the Ionian University

Renaissance and Baroque for all instruments. A practical introduction.   

An introduction to the rules of interpretation of  Renaissance and Baroque: phrasing, tempo, ornamentation.

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Eleni Skarkou, composer, guitarist

The guitar in the 20th and 21st century: notation, composition, modern techniques and technology.

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Giorgos Vlachos, e-guitarist

Workshop – Electric and acoustic guitar for classical guitarists

A workshop for all classical guitarists who wish to play something…different!