Balkan & Gypsy Music Workshop with Malini Chidzey

Date: SATURDAY 28 April 2-4pm

Venue: Jika Jika Community Centre: Corner of Union and Plant Streets, Northcote, Victoria, Australia 3070

Details: Refine your skills and improve techniques to play Balkan and Gypsy music with gusto! Malini Chidzey, leader and violinist with Babaganoush, will cover the basics including rhythms and meters, alternating meters, phrasing, articulation and ornamentation (glissandos, trills, mordents) and of course Balkan, Turkish and Greek scales, including makams and quarter tones. Along the way you’ll learn a couple of new tunes and most importantly, have fun!
$15 for 2 hours of musical expertise and fun.
Booking essential: contact to book your place.


Then come along afterwards to the Open Studio gig to hear everything you have practiced and worked on in the workshop come to life!