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OXI Day (Celebration) 

UPCOMING EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

ΕΚΔΗΛΩΣΕΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΟΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΑ


9/26/18

WHAT'S WRONG WITH AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY, CASE STUDY: SYRIA

Michael S. Dukakis 



 

10/13/16 
MYTHOPATHY / ΝΟΤΙΑΣ (Screening)

9/30/18

THE FIRST ANNUAL MALIOTIS GREEK MUSIC FESTIVAL 

Tassos Boulmetis returns to the screen with a wise comedy

Youth and Adult Greek Choir Programs 

  • Born in Gytheio and raised in Athens, Greece
  • IONIAN UNIVERSITY, Corfu, Greece, Bachelor of Music (with honors)
  • NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY of MUSIC, Master of Music
  • Fulbright Award 
  • Performances with George Dalaras, Yannis Markopoulos, Notis Mavroudis, Panayotis Lalezas, George Perris, Sheila Jordan, Steve Lacy, Ireve Aebi, John Lockwood.
  • Performances at International Major Venues: Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Athens-Epidaurus Festival, Berklee Performance Center, Touhill Performing Arts Center (St. Louis MI), Tsai Performance Center, Cornelia Street Café (New York), NPR Radio.
  • Record albums: “Barely Real: “The Music of Panayota Haloulakou”, “Standards”, “Four in One”, “Laconikon: Selected Poems by Odysseus Elytis”
  • Leader of the Panayota Haloulakou Jazz Quintet, co-leader of the Penny Muse Band, lead female vocalist of the Greek Music Ensemble
  • Sings Greek, Mediterranean Jazz, Chamber, Experimental


Greek vocalist Panayota Haloulakou will lead two new Greek choirs at Maliotis Cultural Center starting on January 7, 2019: a youth choir (ages 6 and up) and an adult choir. The two groups will be meeting weekly on Mondays at 6:30-7:30pm (youth) and 7:30-9:30pm (adult). 


If you are a parent who desires for your child to be part of a creative musical community, do not hesitate to try this out. The music will be carefully selected from a diverse repertoire of Greek art songs (“entechna”) as well as traditional songs from the islands and the mainland. Class will include body awareness exercises and stretches, a warm-up/creative play with the young voices, and learning the songs together. Music reading skills are not required for this class, as we will be learning the music by ear. 
If you are an adult who already sings in a choir or has never sung in public before and who would like to explore your voice, learn new Greek songs, and make music with others, join the adult group. The only prerequisite for this class is your love for Greek music and/or singing, as well as your desire to connect with others. Our values include friendship, encouragement, open-mindedness, compassion, and our goal is to build a strong musical community. This is a non-competitive environment.


Fee for the 2019 spring semester is $100 for the youth group and $150 for the adult group.  For more details please watch the video below.


Mark your calendars! Next Monday the 14th of January will be open house at the Maliotis Cultural Center for the Choir Programs. Vocalist/composer Panayota Haloulakou will answer any questions regarding the adult and youth choirs. You are invited to attend, ask questions and also participate in a short session that will include a warm-up for the body and the voice and also learning a Greek song. These sessions (6:30 pm for the youth choir and 7:30 pm for the adult choir) are open to anyone who is curious about the new programs and would like to have a trial before committing to them. The events are free and open to ages 6-106.



 

To register for the choir program, call Panayota Haloulakou at 857-253-9115 or fill out the form on the right. 

Checks for the registration fees should be made payable to the Maliotis Cultural Center and returned to the instructor or mailed to the Center at P.O. Box 300189, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. 

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ABOUT PANAYOTA HALOULAKOU
Vocalist, Composer, Educator, Recording Artist