Musical Odyssey masterclasses for piano and voice
piano, voice, opera, accompaniment, leider
New dates are: 1st-8th August inclusive 2022.

Professors: Yekaterina Lebedeva (piano), Joanna MacGregor (piano), Janice Baird (voice), Manolis Papasifakis (vocal coaching/accompaniment)

Musical Odyssey master classes are the premier summer school programme in Greece. This programme is designed to support young talent at the beginning of their career and provide concert opportunities and introductions to music agencies for representation as well as working with children and amateur musicians who love music.

We feel very passionate about the need of support to young artists in the increasingly competitive classical music world.

We do this by delivering world-class tuition and guidance from internationally outstanding musicians to young musicians who are making their first steps in their international musical career, by supporting children in their learning (see our offer) and amateur musicians.

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The programme’s guest faculty has included international megastars of classical music such as Sumi Jo, Susan Bullock CBE, Judith Howarth, Professor Vanessa Latarche, Christina Ortiz, Janina Fialkowska OC, Artur Pizzaro and Nuccia Focile, Nikolai Demidenko (piano), Sergei Leiferkus (baritone).

Beyond tuition, the programme uniquely offers them sponsored concert opportunities in Greece, the UK and Europe, as prizes. Each year around 30-40 students from all over the world attend the programme. Our students have been signed up by major agencies and are regularly appearing worldwide.

We offer 3 uniquely thought-out programmes for different age groups. .Come and become a part of our international musical community in the stunning setting of beautiful Nafplio in sunny Greece.

Quotes from past students:

"The best short course EVER"- Soprano Theodora Raftis (Cyprus), winner of Aspect Foundation prize with a concert at Leighton House Museum, London

‘Beautiful city, great teachers, fantastic organization and interesting lectures. What could be better!‘-

Aldemir Tokov (pianist from Russia, Central Music School, Moscow) a recipient of Aspect Foundation prize with a sponsored concert in London at the Leighton House.

‘Thank you deeply for your attention these past days in Greece and the wonderful opportunity given with the recital prize. It has been an invaluable experience for me.‘-

Spanish pianist Antonio Galera Lopez (concert pianist from Spain), a recipient of Concordia Foundation prize with a sponsored concert at St Martin In the Fields.

‘The course is Greece was a wonderful experience, really interesting. I met new people, discovered another country, and most of all the lessons I had, the advice, the discussions we had about my technique, the interpretation and analysis of a score were simply priceless!-

French pianist Tony Fallone (French pianist from Royal College of Music, London), a recipient of The City Lit Institute prize with a concert in London.

‘I have benefited a lot from the course. Not only my singing technique, but also crafting my artistry as a whole. I also particularly enjoyed the talk that Susan gave, it was truly inspirational and motivational to do much better…!-

Jacob Bettinelli (Singer from Hong Kong), a recipient of Talent Unlimited Prize with a concert at St James’s Piccadilly Church in London.

‘This week was one of the best weeks I have ever had in my life. It was full of music, inspiration and fun….–

Tolga Atalay Un (Pianist from Turkey), a recipient of Aspect Foundation prize with a sponsored concert in London at the Leighton House.
Telephone: +44 (0)07795521759
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Organisation: Musical Odyssey masterclasses
Ages: Young children (up to 12), Teenagers (13-17), Adults (18+)
Location: Greece, Mainland Europe (Map)
Accommodation: non-residential
Categories: Music
Music > Instrumental Music > Keyboard > Piano
Music > Vocal Music > Solo Singing
Keywords: accompaniment   coaching   leider   masterclasses   opera   singing   piano
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