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masterclasses on pro techniques:

Masterclass

Master the Plectrum

M01 (12 Lessons)

LyreAcademy.com - Online courses & lessons on ancient and early music - ancient lyre, phorminx, kithara, cithara, kitharis, citharis, pandura, sambuca, barbiton, chelys, bendir, tympanon

In ancient Greece, the plectrum was a versatile tool that massively improved a lyre player by adding exquisite sound qualities to her music. Discover what this technique has to really offer in this masterclass!

Suggested Time: 12 weeks

Masterclass

Master the Hroes

M02 (12 Lessons)

LyreAcademy.com - Online courses & lessons on ancient and early music - ancient lyre, phorminx, kithara, cithara, kitharis, citharis, pandura, sambuca, barbiton, chelys, bendir, tympanon

Did you know that every string on your lyre can produce up to 7 different notes? Hroes is an amazing skill, accessible only to very few professional lyre players until this point. Are you ready to join them?

Suggested Time: 12 weeks

Masterclass

Master the Harmonics

M03 (12 Lessons)

LyreAcademy.com - Online courses & lessons on ancient and early music - ancient lyre, phorminx, kithara, cithara, kitharis, citharis, pandura, sambuca, barbiton, chelys, bendir, tympanon

When a professional lyre player uses harmonics in her lyre playing, it is almost magical to the audience. Like reaching the sky, a gentle touch that can elevate your entire lyre to the next one or two octaves!

Suggested Time: 12 weeks

Masterclass

Master the Tremolo

M04 (12 Lessons)

LyreAcademy.com - Online courses & lessons on ancient and early music - ancient lyre, phorminx, kithara, cithara, kitharis, citharis, pandura, sambuca, barbiton, chelys, bendir, tympanon

A classical guitar technique, tremolo is ideal for a lyre and can elevate your playing to a totally new level. Let's see how you can master the tremolo, and combine it with other pro skills such as the harmonics and the hroes!

Suggested Time: 12 weeks

Masterclass

Master the Sharps

M05 (12 Lessons)

LyreAcademy.com - Online courses & lessons on ancient and early music - ancient lyre, phorminx, kithara, cithara, kitharis, citharis, pandura, sambuca, barbiton, chelys, bendir, tympanon

Sharp-pressing is a phenomenal technique, able to unlock new music genres for your lyre. By adding sharps & microtones, you will be able to explore both the modern microtonal music, and the ancient Enharmonic genre!

Suggested Time: 12 weeks

Masterclass

Master the Polyphony

M06 (12 Lessons)

LyreAcademy.com - Online courses & lessons on ancient and early music - ancient lyre, phorminx, kithara, cithara, kitharis, citharis, pandura, sambuca, barbiton, chelys, bendir, tympanon

Did you know that a competent player can simultaneously perform two or more independent melodies on his lyre? Polyphony is a unique skill, so rare that, when you hear it, you know that you have a lyre master in front of you.

Suggested Time: 12 weeks

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"Becoming a Lyre tutor" Includes:

Masterclass

Teaching Beginners

Tutor 101i (13 Lessons)

LyreAcademy.com - Online courses & lessons on ancient and early music - ancient lyre, phorminx, kithara, cithara, kitharis, citharis, pandura, sambuca, barbiton, chelys, bendir, tympanon

All you need to know to start teaching lyre to beginner students. The first step on becoming a "recommended lyre tutor" for your local community by the LyreAcademy!

Suggested Time: 8 weeks

Masterclass

Teaching Intermediate

Tutor 102i (9 Lessons)

LyreAcademy.com - Online courses & lessons on ancient and early music - ancient lyre, phorminx, kithara, cithara, kitharis, citharis, pandura, sambuca, barbiton, chelys, bendir, tympanon

Learn everything you need to start teaching intermediate lyre students, including thoroughly tested, effective, smile-inducing, and versatile teaching material, along with practical tips.

Suggested Time: 8 weeks

Masterclass

Teaching Advanced

Tutor 103i (9 Lessons)

LyreAcademy.com - Online courses & lessons on ancient and early music - ancient lyre, phorminx, kithara, cithara, kitharis, citharis, pandura, sambuca, barbiton, chelys, bendir, tympanon

Become a competent lyre tutor with a focus to advanced lyre players. Get unique teaching material for your lessons, including dozens of music sheets especially adapted for the lyre.

Suggested Time: 8 weeks