Beginners Semester for Lyre

| 3 courses, 24 lessons, 24 weeks of study

| Re-watch the lessons again and again

| Learn anywhere, anytime

| From $297 now just $219 for 6 months access

This is for anyone wanting to start learning how to play a lyre from scratch. No need of previous music knowledge, just grab your lyre and start taking lessons.

At the end of the semester
you will know how to: 

  • Hold and tune your lyre.
  • Play with both hands.
  • Play four original ancient greek tunes!
  • Play six modern songs such as "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin, "Ode to Joy" by Beethoven, "O Pastor" by Madredeus, "Happy Birthday" etc.
  • Play arpeggios and basic harmonics on a lyre.
  • Play in several rhythms and exercise as an intermediate player.
  • Read a proper music sheet with notes and rhythmic values.
  • Play for friends and family with confidence.

Enroll and get...

  • 6 months full access
  • $297 now just $219
  • 3 premium courses included
  • 24 lessons (step-by-step)
  • Fast loading HD videos
  • Crystal clear sound
  • Access from any device (computer, tablet, smartphone)
  • Re-watch the videos as many times as you like
  • Only $29.00 per month if you want to extend your studies after the first 6 months!

Study with Lyreacademy

Improve your lyre-playing

with smile-inducing lessons on everything you need to know about:


Ancient Melodies


Modern Melodies

Ancient Modes







Muting technique


Music theory


Live performance

The Courses Included are:


Down to the Basics

Lyre 101 (8 Lessons)

All you need to know to start having fun with your lyre. Learn to play two ancient tunes & a Led Zeppelin song!

Suggested Time: 8 weeks


Two-handed Playing

Lyre 102 (8 Lessons)

Adding the left hand makes a world of difference! Learn arpeggios, basic harmonics, and three great songs. 

Suggested Time: 8 weeks


Rhythm and Lyre

Lyre 103 (8 Lessons)

For Plato, music needs rhythm to find its way to the secret places of the soul. Add rhythm to your playing and learn three more songs!

Suggested Time: 8 weeks

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Music learning as it should be

True learning must be fun and effective. Period.

Fun & productive videos

Step-by-step and smile-inducing tutorials with fast-loading HD videos and crystal clear sound.

Watch from any device

Online video lessons on your computer, tablet, or smartphone! Full access no matter the device.

Re-watch the lessons

Watch the videos you want again and again anytime you want in order to practice on your lyre!

Sheet music that makes sense

Tired of trying to figure out how to play a song by reading sheet music for piano or guitar? What you get is sheet music written exclusively for your instrument!

Progress at your own pace

Study each course whenever you want in order to fit it into your daily schedule and lifestyle!

Certifications upon request

Study alongside our highly-experienced and certified instructors and get your certification after completing your studies. 

Meet your instructor




Teaching: Lyre and Music Theory

Lina Palera is a world-renowned lyre player and a certified music instructor with teaching experience at music schools in UK, Greece and abroad, working both with adults and children.

She travels around Greece and abroad giving live performances at museums, festivals, educational institutions, conferences and other venues. Read more...

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