Changemakers: The Women of Souli

The Women of Souli  The Greek people of Souli, Epirus, treasured their independence, and lived somewhat freely in the mountains in a remote area. Unhappy with this independence, the Ottoman ruler, Ali Pasha, engaged in several battles with area residents to gain control of the area. In 1803, Ottoman troops began an assault on the village of Zalongo. The … Continued

BLE Open House

Stay tuned for details about our annual Open House! Enjoy Greek refreshments, music, and dancing. Learn more about BLE, and how you can get involved. All are welcome!

Greek Music Education Program: Lefteris Kordis with Lefteris Bournias

Ancient Greek Music Concepts in 21st Century Music Lefteris Kordis Berklee College of Music Lefteris Bournias Aaron Copland School of Music Type of Registration Single session $25.00 USDEntire series $125.00 USD Please note the new date of this session (originally scheduled for April 14th.) Berklee College of Music Professor Lefteris Kordis will present a lecture and workshop on musical concepts … Continued

Greek Music Education Program: Vasilis Skoulas

Cretan Music and the Cretan Lyra Vasilis Skoulas Lyra player & singer Type of Registration Single session $25.00 USDEntire series $125.00 USD Vasilis Skoulas will present a workshop on Cretan music and the Cretan lyra. He will be accompanied by two laouto players and one mandolin player, all from Crete. This session is presented in collaboration … Continued

Greek Music Education Program: Chris Pantazelos

Greek Stringed Instruments: History and Construction Chris Pantazelos Luthier, Spartan Instruments Type of Registration Single session $25.00 USDEntire series $125.00 USD The pre-registration fee is $25 per individual session, or $30 at the door (payable by cash/check.) You can also pre-register for the entire series at a discounted rate of $125.  Pay securely via Paypal using the button above (at checkout, … Continued

Greek Music Education Program: Panayotis League

Music and Oral Poetry of Kalymnos Island Panayotis League Harvard University Type of Registration Single session $25.00 USDEntire series $125.00 USD The pre-registration fee is $25 per individual session, or $30 at the door (payable by cash/check.) You can also pre-register for the entire series at a discounted rate of $125. Pay securely via Paypal using the button above (at checkout, you … Continued

Greek Music Education Program: Beth Bahia Cohen

The Violin and Bowed Strings of Greece Beth Bahia Cohen Berklee College of Music & Tufts University Type of Registration Single session $25.00 USDEntire series $125.00 USD Beth Bahia Cohen plays traditional Greek music on the violin and various lyras.  She has learned from and performed with many violinists and lyra players in Greece:  Vangelis … Continued

Greek Music Education Program: Lefteris Bournias

Improvisational Techniques in Asia Minor & Aegean Clarinet Music Utilizing Makam Lefteris Bournias Aaron Copland School of Music Type of Registration Single session $25.00 USDEntire series $125.00 USD The pre-registration fee is $25 per individual session, or $30 at the door (payable by cash/check.) You can also pre-register for the entire series at a discounted rate of $125. Pay securely … Continued

Announcing the Spring 2019 Greek Music Education Program

The Boston Lykeion Ellinidon is thrilled to announce our partnership with the Maliotis Cultural Center on this spring’s Greek Music Education Program. A reflection of our shared mission to advance understanding and appreciation of Greek culture, this year’s program features an all-star lineup of musicians with a wide range of expertise. Our unique approach offers both … Continued

Stay Connected
Sign up for our newsletter to learn about events, performances, classes and more