Learn the fundamentals of violin technique in Turkish Makam. In this course, we will play some classical pieces from classical Ottoman as well as traditional Turkish and Greek music to work on violin intonation, ornamentation and phrasing basics. By the end of this course, you will be familiar with the fundamental elements of makam theory. You will also grasp their direct correlation with performance in order to become creative beyond the score. If you have been looking to learn to play Eastern Mediterranean music on your violin (or any other bowed instrument), this course is for you.