Ongoing lectures regarding the Ionian Band in Lixouri

The seminars of the educational action “Conservation and Repair of Brass and Percussion Musical Instruments” implemented by the Department of Sound and Musical Instruments Technology continue in Lixouri.

The program of the next lectures is as follows:

  • Wednesday, July 18, at 10:00 am

Topic: The Band in the Ionian Islands

Speaker: Konstantinos Kardamis, Lecturer at Ionian University.

  • Wednesday, July 25, at 10:00 am

First topic: Bands, instruments and their history.

Speaker: Nikolas Boukas, Assistant Professor at TEI of Ionian Islands

Second topic: The musical instruments from the Physics viewpoint.

Speaker: Dionysios Katerelos, Assistant Professor at TEI of Ionian Islands

  • Friday, July 27, at 10:00 am

Topic: Enhance and conserve the cultural heritage

Speaker: Georgios Panagiaris, Professor at TEI of Athens

The lectures are open to any person interested and all the members and authorities of the local community are invited to participate. The courses are held in Lixouri Kefalonia in the halls of the Department (Buildings of former BES).

This important educational action includes lectures and practical training for the conservation and repair of musical instruments that are addressed to students of Philharmonic School of Kefalonia and their trainers, as well as to the students of the Department.

The ultimate goal of the program is to make Ionian Islands a nationwide reference as regards the object of the scientific conservation of traditional instruments and generally of works of the civilization.

Scientific manager: Assistant Professor Dionysios Katerelos

Info: 26710 92855 (Secretariat of Department of Sound and Musical Instruments Technology),

The project is implemented under the Act "The Technological Educational Institute of Ionian Islands as an International Pole of Education and Innovation" of the Operational Programme "Education and Lifelong Learning" and is funded by the European Union (European Social Fund-ESF) and by national resources.