EURONEWS VISITS THE MUSIC ACADEMY IN JULY 2023
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Charlotte Smith Editor of BBC Music Magazine To appreciate fully all that the island of Spetses has to offer, it’s important to see it from the back of a moped. It’s from this vantage point that I find myself taking in clear, azure waters, fragrant pines, bright white sailing boats, and the many intimate coves and beaches, as my guide – architect and president of the Anargyrios and Korgialenios School of Spetses (AKSS), Petros Petrakopoulos – nimbly races around sharp bends and up steep hills, all the while pointing out interesting landmarks. As my very real terror gives way to [...]
Bartek Niziol :'' Music transports us to a different dimension of the world'' The following interview is written by Irini Mitsa and originally published in Greek in Athinorama.gr Shortly before his appearance in the program organized by the International Summer Music Academy in Spetses, the violinist talks to "a" about his participation in the ten-day academy. The International Music Academy of the Anargyreion and Korgialenei School of Spetses (MAAKS.S.) presents this year's program, from July 24 to August 2, 2023. The Music Academy gathers in Spetses young musicians from all over the world for the third consecutive year, forming a unique [...]
An International Summer Music Academy in Spetses, Leni Konialidis and 61 students The following interview is written by Stelios Parris and originally published in Greek in elculture.gr I have always admired people who have a vision and manage to make it happen, feel it develop in their mind as an idea, and see it breathe into existence. I was lucky enough to talk to such a person, Leni Konialidis. On my way back I had a smile like a fool because I thought that nothing is impossible as long as you really want it and are willing to work much harder. Leni Konialidis is not [...]
Beethoven: Piano Sonata Op. 57 in f minor ' Appassionata' The Music Academy of the Anargyrios and Korgialenios School of Spetses inaugurated its recently acquired grand piano on the 3rd of June with a recital given by the exceptional young pianist Konstantinos Destounis. It was an outstanding event, attended among others by the alumni of the School.
The Music Academy of Spetses raises the bar! Music Masterclasses for young musicians from around the world, July 24 – August 2spetses2023-06-02T07:58:31+00:00
The Music Academy of Spetses raises the bar! Music Masterclasses for young musicians from around the world, July 24 - August 2 Ten days of high-quality music masterclasses for young musicians from all over the world, from July 24 to August 2, 2023, with internationally renowned music teachers. Something new, pioneering for our country, is being created in Spetses by the International Music Academy of the Anargyros and Korgialenios School of Spetses, which opens international musical educational paths for the new generations from the historic island of the Argosaronic region, in the emblematic facilities of the School. The historic Anargyrios [...]
An interview with Jean-Eric SOUCY 1) In general, what do you think that masterclasses have to offer to a young musician? It's a unique opportunity to be intensely in contact with other musicians, opinions, backgrounds, in a close environment dedicated to music and only music, with no distraction. Often, one gets the feeling that those 10 days were like 2, but the effects on the long term are like studying for many months in a standard context at a standard school. 2) In your opinion, what do you think makes it special about attending the masterclass at MAAKSS ? [...]
The Athens State Orchestra accompanied some of our most talented student soloists at a memorable performance at the open Theater of Anargyrios and Korgialenios School of Spetses. During months of 2022/2023 the Music Academy offers to the children of Spetses a music initiation class from age of 18 months- 11 years old.MAAKSS would like to thank the Potamiano Family for its kind support to this class. The children and teacher of the music initiation class of the Music Academy of the Anargyrios and Korgialenios School of Spetses welcomed the surprise visit [...]