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4th Summer Music Performance Program 2018 at ACT

4th Summer Music Performance Program 2018 at ACT

The American College of Thessaloniki is proud to announce the 4th Summer Music Program, from 28 June - 8 July, 2018. The program draws together top international performing artists, creating a world class event featuring master classes, lectures, discussion panels, concerts, and an opera production. The program aligns itself with the Anatolia College goals of being a premier educational institution in the region, known for its innovative and quality education and its internationally oriented participant’s body. Summer Music Performance Program is taking place for the fourth consecutive year, in collaboration with the Georgia State University (US) and the Music Society of Macedonia. The program is under the aegis of the Region of the Central Macedonia.

Participants in the program will enjoy master classes on Voice/Opera, Flute/Flute Ensemble, Violin, Cello, Piano, Chamber Music and Composition. Additionally, participants and community members are invited to attend concerts, lectures and discussion panels on pedagogy, performance anxiety, relaxation techniques on body tension and career orientation. The classical music concerts will be the epitome of the Program which has gathered world acclaimed soloists and professors from the prominent Music School and Universities, such as: Dwight Coleman, Richard Clement, Kent Smith, Christy Lee, Nevart-Veron Galileas, Christos Galileas, Christiana Reader, Yannis Tsitselikis, George Konstantinidis, Alex Peh and George Vassilandonakis. The music artists are giving open master classes on vocal training/classical singing/monody, flute, violin, viola, cello, piano, musical composition and chamber music.

The Summer Music Program has received international recognition and is the meeting point of students of any age and level, from all over the world (Australia, Armenia, Belgium, France, Ghana, Greece, the United States, Canada, Cyprus, Lithuania and the Bahamas). This annual blend of cultures, through the love of music in the grounds of ACT, proves the value of the program. At the same time, the students are able to attend lectures and participate in musical concerts, along with their professors.

The program will unfold as follows:

  • Monday, July 2, 9:00 p.m. Concert given by the students, ‘Stavros Kougioumtzis’ amphitheater, Cultural Center of Panorama. In collaboration with the Municipality of Pylaia - Chortiartis
  • Tuesday, July 3, 9:oo p.m. Concert on Arvo Part and Gomitas compositions, Museum of Byzantine Culture.
  • Wednesday, July 4, 9:oo p.m. Concert of Contemporary Music and Bissell Library Composition Competition, Bissell Library (ACT).
  • Friday, July 6, 8:30 p.m. “Dido and Aeneas”. Opera by Henry Purcell at the Archeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

Executive Director: Dr. Christos Galileas
Artistic Director: Dr. Nevart-Veron Galileas
Program Coordinator: Dr. Grigoris Baglavas, Assistant Dean of Academic and Student Affairs, ACT, Mrs. Christina Panagiotidou- Scragg

Free entrance

For more information: 2310 398 382, 2310 398 223, 6944 912 629, 6945 392 301

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