Intermediate Semester for Lyre

| 4 courses, 32 lessons, 32 weeks of study

| Re-watch the lessons again and again

| Learn anywhere, anytime

| From $396 now just $319 for 8 months access

This semester is for every beginner who wants to truly advance her lyre playing! Add dozens of ancient and modern songs to your repertoire, learn new techniques, and gain all the confidence you need for your first live performance!

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

  • Read music scores by learning music theory with a lyre, in an effective and smile-inducing way!
  • Read notes, rhythmic notation, rests, intervals, etc.
  • Play major and minor chords.
  • Play basic functional chord progressions.
  • Play chords with the ancient “muting” technique.
  • Play on the three basic ancient rhythms of Aristoxenus.
  • Play in all the seven Ancient Greek modes!
  • Play 10 ancient-inspired tunes!
  • Play famous modern songs such as Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons", “Joy to the World”, "Epitaph of Seikilos", "Amelie".

Enroll and get...

  • 8 months full access
  • $396 now just $319
  • 4 premium courses included
  • 32 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 8 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:


Music Theory on a Lyre

Lyre 200 (8 Lessons)

Learn music theory (in a smile-inducing way) as the ancient Greeks used to: on a lyre! Learn how to read sheet music, rhythm, rests, etc. and unlock your lyre-learning potential!

Suggested Time: 8 weeks


Play Chords on a Lyre

Lyre 201 (8 Lessons)

It’s time to gain an amazing skill that will make you a well-rounded lyre player. Master your chords playing by learning great songs such as “The Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Amelie”, etc.

Suggested Time: 8 weeks


Muting Technique on a Lyre

Lyre 202 (7 Lessons)

According to historians, muting was the most common way of playing the lyre in ancient Greece. Learn a new skill while playing Vivaldi's “The Four Seasons”, "The Epitaph of Seikilos", etc.

Suggested Time: 7 weeks


Ancient Modes on a Lyre

Lyre 203 (9 Lessons)

This is your chance to make your lyre playing sound more… ancient! Learn all seven ancient modes (Dorios, Phrygios, etc.) plus nine ancient-inspired melodies! 

Suggested Time: 9 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. 

Not quite sure yet? Listen to what

your instructor has to say!

and get access immediately

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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