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Harp and improvisation with Felice Pomeranz

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Harp and improvisation with Felice Pomeranz on March 23, 2017 at 19:00 at PHILIPPOS NAKAS CONCERT HALL 41 IPPOKRATOUS STR., Athens - 210 3634000 - entrance free -  workshop & masterclass.

Harp, an instrument with a history of millennia ...

 

Come experience the freedom of improvisation! We will learn basic chords, progressions, and reading lead sheets. We will play with a rhythm section and learn a blues and other styles. Have fun and develop your sense of time in a whole new way!
A small concert will follow with the contribution of Alex Trampas (bass), Panos Georgakopoulos (drums) and Vasilis Saltikis (sax).

Felice Pomeranz is professor of harp at Berklee College of Music. She began the harp program in the String Department in 2002. She has advanced degrees from New England Conservatory in both classical and jazz harp. She is the first and, currently, the only harpist to receive a master’s degree in jazz studies at NEC.

Felice has been a clinician and performer at festivals throughout the US, Europe, Australia, and the Caribbean. Her classical and popular arrangements are available through harp outlets, and on her website, as are her recordings Tomorrow’s Dream, Felicidade, her instructional DVD Jazzy Beginnings, and the CD/workbook Harp in the Band, Vol.1.

Felice owns and directs the popular harp referral network, the Gilded Harps, organizing events throughout New England and beyond. She has been very active in the American Harp Society, serving many roles, including chairman of the Board of Directors. Her American Harp Society Foundation Award, Kids for Camp, provides a summer camp experience for young, underprivileged harpists.

Felice Pomeranz (harp), Alex Trampas (bass), Panos Georgakopoulos (drums), Vasilis Saltikis (sax)

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