Take care of your mandolin and you will enjoy it for many years to come! Basic mandolin maintenance and care described in this article is easy and should be done regularly. Following these instructions will help prolong your mandolins lifecycle and will ensure mandolin playability and good sound.
Acquainting yourself with the parts of the instrument...
An Interview with Chris Acquavella
by Christos Rizos on September 16, 2016
Chris Acquavella is a classical mandolinist & educator from San Diego, California, who currently lives in Mainz, Germany.
I am really impressed by Chris's passion for the classical mandolin and when we first communicated I spent days listening to and enjoying his performances and his compositions. Chris is dedicated to music and the mandolin and this...
I love Cyprus! (Performing at Ancient Kourio)
by Chris on July 10, 2016
It is summer time! And summer time is great for giving concerts in open theatres, especially in Greece and Cyprus!
Following a rehearsal during a hot day in June (an adventure that I described here) I flied to Cyprus for three scheduled concerts with MandolinARTE and Alkistis Protopsalti, to mark the beginning of our summer tour!
The team consisting of MandolinARTE,...
Do You Know Chris Acquavella? - DB60
by Chris on July 9, 2016
Chris Acquavella is a classical mandolinist & educator from San Diego, California, who currently lives in Detmold, Germany. He graduated First Class Honors from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance in London, England. Chris studied mandolin performance with Alison Stephens and composition with Andrew Poppy. He performs classical repertoire on both modern and baroque...
My Name is Christos Geia sou! I’m a mandolin aficionado. I live in Greece. I am obsessed with Calace, Vivaldi, Bach, but also Hadjidakis, Piazzola, not to forget Jazz, Choro and mandolin orchestras. Welcome to my adventures!