Guitar masterclasses will be given by all invited artists to the festival’s participants.

Thematic presentations – thematic workshops

Hubert Kaeppel:

Workshop – Presentation of his book: ‘The bible of the classical guitar technique’.

The most important and comlete guitar technique treatise writen until today, presented by the author.


Jarry Singla and Ramesh Shotham:

Workshop – Konnakol & Raga – Rhythm and Improvisation from an Indian perspective.
In this workshop the Indo-German pianist and composer Jarry Singla and the South-Indian percussionist Ramesh Shotham will explain the basics of two fascinating elements of Indian music: firstly the South-Indian rhythmic concept, secondly a variety of scales which are common in Raga improvisation.
They will then show how musicians of all levels can use this information to enhance their musical abilities – no matter what kind of music you want to play and in which contexts you improvise.


Eleni Skarkou:

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


Thanasis Ziros:

Workshop – Traditional music transformed and played on the classical guitar.


Giorgos Vlachos:

Workshop – Electric and acoustic guitar for classical guitarists.