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Greek Bouzouki Taster

What you will learn

Tutor : Utkan Cagri Kocak

Learn the basics of the Greek bouzouki and learn to play some simple tunes in this taster.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Some history and background of greek music, and the use of bouzouki in different styles
  • Greek rhythms (Zeibekiko, Hasapiko, etc.)
  • Play a traditional Greek tune on the bouzouki

Class format and activities

It will be an interactive class with lots of practice and playing.

Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.

Entry requirements

Basic knowledge of music reading is desired but not essential. You should be able to play the bouzouki or another instrument minimum at Grade 4 standard.

What you will need for your class

If you have a bouzouki, please bring it. Otherwise you can borrow the tutor’s instument and share it with the other students. Guitar players are welcome to bring their guitars to play chords, which will help them understand the bouzouki even better.