In order to achieve this, musical pieces from the above repertoire will be used and taught with special emphasis on methodology and how they are interpreted. Finally, given that the above musical traditions and the use of the oud are connected to the Makam theoretical system, a presentation of the meaning of Makam will take place, most importantly including an indication of its practical use in the interpretive aspect of either song compositions or the improvisation style known as taksimi.
* This lesson will be taught both in Greek and English.
Since 1995, he is the leading mandolinist of the Orchestra of Colours. During his career, he has always had a weak spot for teaching music. He is currently a teacher at the Municipal Conservatory of Patras, where he is in charge of the Department of Traditional Instruments. He also runs the department of the same name at the School of Byzantine Music and Traditional Instruments, which operates under the auspices of Ilia’s Church in Pyrgos and Amaliada.
He also teaches the oud, the yayli tambur, organology and the theory of Greek folk scales at the Department of Popular and Traditional Music (Technological Educational Institute of Epirus). Since 2006, he has been a regular teacher at the Labyrinth Musical Workshops in Crete, at the Music Village in Pilio and Cyprus and at the Musical Yards in Ikaria, while also doing many seminars upon invitation all over Greece and abroad.