Michalis has been actively involved in teaching. Since 2008 he teaches for the BA and MA programs at Codarts, University for the Arts, Rotterdam, where he held the position of Head of Studies for the Turkish Department from 2011-2014. The list of modules he has taught includes:

• Main subjects (instruments): Ney, Yayli Tanbur, Saz

• Music Ensembles

• Makam Music Theory

• Western Theory

• Arranging

• Modal Improvisation lv 1, lv 2

• Artistic Research methodology and coaching


Masterclass for the Mikrotonality Conference, Stuttgart, Germany

Conferences • Masterclasses • Residencies • Summer camps

Summer camps

• 1993-2010 Music and educational activities at Bank of Greece Summer camp, Athens, Greece


• 2016-2018 Rialto Music Residency, Platres • Lofou, Cyprus

• 2019 Sula Artists in Residency, Sula, Norway 

• 2020 Schwartz Foundation, Samos, Greece (To be announced)

Presentations at Conferences

•  Analytical Approaches to World Music, 2018 Thessaloniki

•  Researching Performance, Performing Research, 2017 Amsterdam

•  European Conference of Music Analysis, Euromac, Strasburg 2017

•  British Society of Music Analysis, Tags 2017 Bangor

•  Internationaler Kongress Mikrotonalität - Praxis und Utopie, Stuttgart, Germany,      2010 (publication by Schott Music),


• ITU Jazz Masterclass with John Beasley, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey

• Workshop: Build your own Ney and start playing it, May 2015, Chalki Greece


Michalis is following a Ph.D. trajectory on the subject of Taksim analysis under the title:


Improvisation Transcription Analysis as a learning and teaching tool. A database of celebrated taksim performances, with synchronized audio and video score analyses on domains of technical and musical layers as well as interviews on improvisation practices

For more info check: (site under construction)

Makampedia YouTube Channel

Page on Academia

Lecture Concert with Mr. Kudsi Erguner, Den Haag, Netherlands

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