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Secrets of Traditional Balkan music- theoretical and practical aspects!

If you are interested in the traditional music of the Balkans you are in the right place.

I will tell you about this strange mix of European and Asian music traditions often called Balkan music. You will understand more about the odd Balkan rhythms, scales, typical dances, and more.

I will also demonstrate one of the traditional Bulgarian instruments called Tamboura and will tell you about its history and typical use.

You don’t need to be a musician in order to enjoy my course. But if you play some instrument you will receive a set of Balkan tunes in standard notation as well as guitar tabs.

Contact me for any questions or dates.

Extra information

Running a course on Balkan music in Northern Ireland some years ago I rediscovered the creativity of the combination between Western and Eastern musical tradition. Collaboration with my students and colleagues lead to interesting performances and inspired me to offer this online course.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I am Anastas, guitar and music theory teacher, composer and arranger.

As a Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music I prepare students both for guirar and music theorery ABRSM exams. Recently I work on my PhD and teach guitar, music theory and composition at my “A Major” Guitar School and online.

Although I am classical trained musician I am interested in traditional music of the Balkans. Several years ago I run a course in Balkan Music in North West Regional College, North Ireland. I believe my student added a fresh East flavor to their playing.

If you want to play guitar just for pleasure, to prepare for graded exams, to learn more about Classical or Balkan music or to compose your own guitar music I’ll be happy to be your music tutor. It doesn’t matter if you are beginner or advanced. It is enough to like music and guitar.

Education

Master of Art, Diploma of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in principles of the instrumental teaching- Guitar, Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music in instrumental teaching- Guitar, PhD in process

Experience / Qualifications

I have been working as a guitar and music teacher for many years. Although I am basicaly classical trained musician I have inerested in traditional Balkan music. I have also experience in leading courses in music theory and composition for guitarists.
If you want to prepare for ABRSM graded exams, to play for pleasure, to learn more about the music theory or to compose your own guitar music I’ll be happy to be your music instructor. It doesn’t matter if you are beginner or advanced. It is enough to like music and guitar. As a Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music I prepare students both for practical and theoretical exams. Recently I work on my PhD and teach guitar, music theory and composition at my “A Major” Guitar School and online. Although I am classical trained musician I am interested in Balkan music. If you like to add some East flavor to your playing it's a good idea to get some tips from the Traditional music of the Balkans.

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