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Music Composition, orchestration, theory and filmscoring

This is a class for aspiring composers and songwriters as well as students who want to learn music theory. I am a contemporary composer, awarded multiple times for my works in various composition competitions and I am also the author of a study on music rhetoric in relation to speech. I've been teaching music theory (theory, harmony, counterpoint, fugue, composition, popular music theory, jazz theory e.t.c.) for more than 20 years in several conservatories and my works have been presented in various, well-known, concert halls.
My method is based on the needs of the student, I always try to find a specific way to approach each student, according to their previous knowledge on the subject and of course their character. My research about the relation between speech and music makes composition teaching easier and more intuitive.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I am a composer and professor based in Greece. I was born in 1981 and for the time being, I live and work in Zakynthos. I am a Fellow of London College of Music with an FLCM in Composition Diploma as well as a Diploma in Composition from Greece. My studies contain algorithmic composition, electrical engineering, and European Civilization.
My compositions have framed a number of documentaries and several theatrical plays by various theater companies and have been performed in many concert halls such as the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron). A lot of my instrumental pieces have been awarded in international competitions.
Today I am is the artistic director of a conservatory in Athens and I work as a Composition and advance theory professor as well as a Guitar tutor. I am the author of a guitar method called “Guitharmony”, a writer of several small novels published in Greek and an inventor.
My recent musicology study is about the relation between speech and music and is published under the title "General Music Theory - speech-based model" in Amazon.

Education

COMPOSITION DIPLOMA
Praksis Conservatory
Professor: Nikos Panagiotakis
Committee: Dr. T. Antoniou, Dr. A. Antonopoulos, Dr. F. Kossona, S. Athanasoulas

FLCM (Fellowship) in Composition
accredited by London College (Thames Valley University)

DipLCM (tutors Diploma) in Electric Guitar
Grade 8 in Popular Music Theory
Grade 8 in Music Literacy
Grade 8 in Music Literacy

Modern Music Composition for Film
accredited by SAE
Professor: David Hentschel

Conducting Diploma
Music Horizons conservatory
Professor: Michael Economou

Algorithmic Composition Studies
Praksis Conservatory
Professors : N. Mylonas, F. Kossona

Byzantine Music Studies
Professor: E. Hadjimarkou

Classical guitar studies
Tutor: T. Panagopoulos

Piano studies
Tutors: O. Froussy, K. Hadoulis

Seminar in Contemporary Composition Techniques (lasting 1 year)
Lecturers: T. Antoniou, Α. Αntonopoulos, Α. Philippakopoulos, F. Kossona, N.
Panagiotakis.

European Civilization student at Open University

Experience / Qualifications

5 years
NATIONAL CONSERVATORY
Department of Nea Smirni
Professor in all theoretical studies in music as well as a guitar tutor and conductor of
the conservatory’s ensemble

3 years
MUSIC CREATION CONSERVATORY
Professor of Theory and Harmony, an electric guitar and bass tutor.

1 year
AKROPOLIS CONSERVATORY
Classical and electric guitar tutor

2 years
ORFEUS CONSERVATORY
Harmony and theory - guitar and base tutor

2 years
ANO NEA SMIRNI CONSERVATORY
Classical and electric guitar tutor

2 years
NOVELTY CONSERVATORY
Harmony professor

5 years
PRAKSIS CONSERVATORY
Harmony and counterpoint professor

2 years
HALANDRI MUNICIPALITY YOUTH CENTER
Electric and classical guitar tutor

3 years
MODERN MUSIC ARTS
Director of the theory and composition department.
MMA is an examination center of the London College of Music.

19 years
PRIVATE LESSONS
Composition, Harmony, Fugue, Theory and guitar tutor.
Digital music production lessons, orchestration and songwriting
lessons, music software as well as industrial design software tutor,
3D printing and automation lessons.


ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS/DISTINCTIONS


• Praise at the national opera composition contest, in ancient Greek by the name ‘‘Helike Athanatos’’ (duration: 105 minutes), that took place in Aigion, Greece in 2010.
• ‘‘Music and cinema ’’ award at the 4th international composition contest arranged by the conservatory Fountouli, with the musical ‘‘Daydreaming’’.
• Chamber orchestra award with the piece of music ‘‘Rehearsal’’ at the same contest.
• 1st praise at the category ‘‘Chamber music’’, with the music piece ‘‘The Golden number Φ’’ at the same contest.
• Acoustic Guitar award, with the music piece ‘‘Mount of Olives’’, at the 9th Winter Guitar Festival that took place in Volos, Greece.
• 1st prize at the annual electric guitar contest at Mike’s Irish Barin Athens Tower building.
• Golden medal at the annual composition contest at the municipality of Sykies at Thessaloniki, including commendation of the prize and the title of ‘‘Honorary Associate of the American National Academy of Music’’, with the soprano and piano music piece ‘‘Quando la noτte verra’’.
• Short story publication which was qualified at the 1st short story contest arranged by the cultural association called ‘‘Edessa’s Book Friends’’ in 2008.
• Short story award, concerning the child perspective on the world, at the contest arranged by diavasame.gr, and publication by the publishing house called Eleftheroudakis.
• 10% scholarship at AKTO art and design college (twice) by the design contest arranged by the magazine ‘‘9’’ of Eleftherotipia press.
• Tour with the band ‘‘Galliard Syndrome’’ against the war.
• Concert with the band to boost the NGO ‘‘SOS children’s villages’’.
• Orchestrator and conductor of the choir at the CD ‘‘All Together’’ which was recorded for the NGO ‘‘Organisation of Novel Acts’’, and was powered by Vodafone.
• Writer of the guitar learning method called ‘‘ Kitharmonia’’.(Guitharmony)
• Member of Mensa, Ingenium HIQS, UNIQ, THIS and 4G High IQ Societies (>160 sd 15)

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