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Learn an Ancient Frame-Drum

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Experience hosted by Theodoros

60 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Υou will have the chance to hear and play an ancient Greek frame-drum, called tympanon, and try to sync with the rhythm of ancient worshiping rituals. How are we going to do that?
First, we will take a closer look at typical Greek rhythms and play all together in order to realize how cool is the feeling of participating in a music band. What’s more, we will have the chance to experiment with different percussions and realize that music is for everyone and not only for the musicians!
A unique (and truly one-of-a-kind) experience that is offered only by SEIKILO Cultural Space!
Υou will have the chance to hear and play an ancient Greek frame-drum, called tympanon, and try to sync with the rhythm of ancient worshiping rituals. How are we going to do that?
First, we will take a closer look at typical Greek rhythms and play all together in order to realize how cool is the feeling of participating in a music band. What’s more, we will have the chance to experiment with different percussions and realize that music is fo…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    An ancient Greek tympanon will be provided to each of the participants duri...
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Meet your host, Theodoros

Host on Airbnb since 2016
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We will cast light on the mysteries of the ancient Greek tympanon, with the aid of Theodore Koumartzis (the curator of SEIKILO exhibition room that will host the event) and our guest Nikos Varelas.
With music experience for more than two decades, studies in Greece and Turkey, and focus on both Greek and Middle East frame drums, he is one of the few Greek percussionists who regularly participate in ancient music bands.
Apart from being an amazing musician, Theodoros is an equally cool tutor with studies and teaching experience in Greece and abroad, both with young and adult students. He teaches both in English and Greek.
We will cast light on the mysteries of the ancient Greek tympanon, with the aid of Theodore Koumartzis (the curator of SEIKILO exhibition room that will host the event) and our guest Nikos Varelas.
With music experience for more than two decades, studies in Greece and Turkey, and focus on both Greek and Middle East frame drums, he is one of the few Greek percussionists who regularly participate in ancient music bands.
Apart from being an amazing musician, Theodoros is an equally cool…
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Where you'll be

Our meeting spot is at SEIKILO Cultural Space, at the very center of Thessaloniki. Just a 5 minutes walk from the famous Aristotelous Square!

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 12 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

No need to be a musician or have any kind of former musical education. In case you are a professional musician, this experience can be tailored to your level of knowledge, just let us know in advance!