The oud is a plucked stringed musical instrument and is widespread in Middle Eastern music as well as in Greek traditional music.

What we teach:

• Instrument techniques (posture, pen holding, exercises, etc.)

• Repertoire from the areas where the instrument is used inside and outside Greece but also contemporary compositions

• Reading and writing a score of oriental music

• Improvisation

• Application of oriental musical ways (makam)

• Role of the instrument in an orchestra

Teachers

Ilias Markantonis

Oud

Traditional Department

The Traditional Department of Musical Praxis Conservatory focuses on the repertory, techniques and musical systems encountered in the wider Eastern Mediterranean region.