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Issue 10

(Spring 2007)

contents

abstracts

contributors

biographical notes

 

Alexandros Charkiolakis

 

He was born in Athens in 1977. He studied in the Model Experimental Conservatory and the Hellenic Conservatory, where he gained diplomas in Harmony and Counterpoint. After that, he studied in the University of Sheffield, where he gained a Bachelor in Music and a Master in Music in musicology and orchestral conducting. He has served as a Principal Conductor of the University of Sheffield Students Symphony Orchestra and as an Assistant Conductor to Sheffield Youth Orchestra. Moreover, he has conducted all the major ensembles in the University of Sheffield. Recently, he conducted the Chamber Orchestra of Patras Conservatoire. He works as a musicologist in the Music Library of Greece “Lilian Voudouri” and he is a doctoral candidate in the Music Department of Ionian University.

 

 

Myrto Economidou

 

Myrto Economidou was born in Athens. She studied advanced theory at the National Conservatory (Athens) and the State Conservatory (Salonika), and obtained degrees in Harmony, Counterpoint and Fugue. She graduated from the Department of Music Studies at the University of Salonika. As a scholar of the State Scholarship Foundation (I.K.Y.) she is currently reading for her PhD in Musicology at the University of Athens on the topic “Unfinished, uncatalogued and doubtful authenticity works by Manolis Kalomiris”. Since 1994 she is working as secretary of the Manolis Kalomiris Society and since 2003 she collaborates on frequent basis with the Publishing Department of the Athens Megaron. She teaches theory, history and analysis in various conservatories.

 

 

Ioannis Fulias

 

Ph.D. in Musicology (University of Athens) – personal website: http://users.uoa.gr/~foulias. He was born in Athens in 1976. In 1989 he started to receive music lessons in the Municipal Conservatory of Kalamata, wherein he took the degrees in Harmony (1994), Counterpoint (1996), Fugue (1998) and Piano (1998). In 1994 he joined the Department of Musical Studies (now the Faculty of Music Studies) of the University of Athens, from where he graduated in 1999, and in which defended successfully his Doctoral Dissertation in Musicology in 2005 (Slow movements in sonata forms in the classic era. A contribution to the evolution of genres and structural types through the works of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven). He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the journals Musicologia and Polyphonia and of the Advisory Board of the last one, while he has been president and secretary of the Graduates’ Association of the Department of Musical Studies of the University of Athens as well as vice-president of the Greek Association of the Organ. He has also participated in scientific meetings and international congresses, he has published several articles and translations in various Greek musicological and musical journals as well as in other scientific publications, and he contributes for several years to programmes’ notes for the Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall.

 

 

George Kitsios

 

He was born in Athens in 1973. He graduated from the Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, where, later on, he also presented his Doctoral Dissertation by the title: “Views and Changes of an Urban Musical Culture (Ioannina, late 19th c. – 1924). A Historical Ethnomusicological Approach” (Supervisor: Pavlos Kavouras). During his studies, he was awarded the SYLFF scholarship (Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund – Tokyo Foundation). As a musicologist, he worked in several research projects led by the University of Athens, the Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall, as well as the Institute of Mediterranean Studies, of the Technology and Research Foundation. He also studied music theory and violin. During the last years, he has often played as an extra member of the Greek National Opera’s Orchestra, while at the same time taught violin at Piraeus Music School as an assistant professor. He has participated in several Greek and international discography releases, as well as in recordings for theatre and cinema productions. He is currently teaching as a visiting scholar at the Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

 

 

Chrysi Parpara

 

BA in Musicology / Music Education from the Department of Musical Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Piano, Byzantine music and music theory graduate from Greek conservatories. She works as a music teacher in primary education in Thessaloniki. Since 2000 she collaborates with Prof. Ch. L. Karaoglou, professor of the Department of Modern Greek Literature of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, on a research programme on analytic bibliography of Greek periodicals of literature and arts (1901-1940).

 

 

Efi Petropoulou

 

She was born in Athens. She has graduated (honors degree) from the Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She completed her studies in piano and music theory at the National Conservatory of Athens. She has participated in piano master classes in Vienna. She has taught piano at the National Conservatory of Athens and published several articles in Greek journals. She is currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

 

Nikos Poulakis

 

He is a musicologist and a PhD candidate on ethnomusicology at the Faculty of Music Studies at the University of Athens. His thesis is about music in Greek cinema of the ’60s. He is also a composer and an accordionist. He has worked as a music teacher in public and private schools and as a special scientist on ethnomusicology, popular film music, ethnographic film and musical multimedia at the Department of Popular and Traditional Music at the Technological University of Epirus (Arta). He has worked on various musicological research and music-editing projects. He has published articles and book chapters about the anthropology of film music. His compositions have been performed in Greece and abroad. He is a fellow of the University of Athens, the “Propontis” Foundation and the “Sasakawa” Foundation, and a member of the editorial group of the musicological journal Polyphonia and the International Music and Media Research Group.

 

 

George Vlastos

 

He was born in Athens in 1974. He studied piano at the Conservatory of Athens and received his diploma in 1997. The same year he graduated from the Department of Musical Studies of the University of Athens. He continued his postgraduate studies at the University of Sorbonne (Paris IV), from which he had his Master Degree in Musicology. In November 2005 he defended successfully at the University of Athens his Doctoral Dissertation in Musicology entitled: “The conception of Greek antiquity in early 20th century French music: 1900-1918”. He has collaborated with the editorial department of the Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall and has participated in several international musicological congresses in Greece and abroad.

 

 
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