Knowledge of the third theory of music is a prerequisite for harmony lessons.
In Harmony lessons the student learns the classical harmony of the classical period of the history of western music up to Romanticism. The student learns to harmonize a given melody and to write for a four-part choir. From the 2nd year the student chooses whether to make the harmony course specified or compulsory. In the specified harmony the student gives written and oral exams for obtaining a degree and attending all compulsory courses. In the compulsory harmony the student does not receive the degree. The student completes the subject of harmony with a lower degree of difficulty than in the specified harmony diploma and with partial attendance of the compulsory courses.
Compulsory courses: Solfege, history, morphology-analysis, enrythm bass, counterpoint elements, compulsory piano, choir, practical training.
- 3 years
- 2 years with knowledge of 1st harmony after exams
Music theory teacher at AMS Music School
Karakasis George Composer, Conductor, Musicologist, Professor of Advanced Theory.
He graduated from the Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2008. He studied at OBE (Conservatory of Northern Greece) advanced theory and Composition (excellent unanimously). He received a degree in Organizing from the New Conservatory of Thessaloniki and took conducting lessons with the Conductor Karolos Trikolidis (letter of recommendation).
He holds the position of Chief Musician and Conductor in the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Municipality of Paionia and in the choir of “Saint Raphael “of Meteora, Thessaloniki since 2009. He is the conductor of the two small symphonic orchestras” New Generation”and “ Mozartakia”of OBE (Conservatory of Northern Greece) since 2013 and of the large symphonic orchestra of OBE since 2019.
He has been the artistic director of the Dimiourgon Odeio-AMS Music school (About Music Studios and Lessons) since 2017 and of the Municipal Conservatory of Paionia in Kilkis since 2020. He is in charge of the music department at the Cultural Association of Lagyna from 2017 until today.