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Issue 22

(Spring 2013)




biographical notes


Dimitris Kabolis


Dimitris Kabolis was born in Athens in 1987 and has graduated from the Department of Traditional Music (Faculty of Music Technology) of the Technological Educational Institute of Epirus. His academic education and professional interests include Ethnomusicology and Music Education. During his practice he has worked as a musicologist at the Institute for Research on Music and Acoustics (IEMA), having the responsibility for the indexing and documentation of early 20th century Greek music journals. Furthermore, he has worked as a music teacher in an elementary school. He is a graduate student of the “Education and Human Rights” Graduate Programme of the Early Childhood Education Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and of the Institute of Education of the University of London.



Kostas Kardamis


Kostas Kardamis received his BMus (2000) and his PhD (2006) from the Ionian University, and his MMus (2002) from Royal Holloway, University of London. He is lecturer in the Music Department of the Ionian University and curator of the Archive and the Museum of the Corfu Philharmonic Society. His published studies and articles are mainly focused on Neohellenic music, with particular interest in 18th and 19th centuries, as well as on opera and musical theatre. His research interests also include band music and the interaction between music, society and politics. He is also a member of the Hellenic Music Research Lab, of the editorial committee of the musicological journals Moussikos Loghos and Moussikos Hellenomnemon and of the Greek committee for RILM, as well as General Editor of the series Monuments of Neohellenic Music.



Veroniki Mavriki


Veroniki Mavriki was born in 1984 in Chios, where she made her first music steps at the age of 6, studying harmonium and piano at the local branch of the Philippos Nakas Conservatory. She continued her musical studies at the Municipal Conservatory in Arta, where she studied harmony, and at the National Conservatory of Athens, where she studied counterpoint. She graduated from the Department of Traditional Music (Faculty of Music Technology) of the Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, with musical specialization in accordion. She is actually working as accordion professor at the Music School of Chios and her interests has been focused in the field of music therapy and its impact on children with special needs.



Konstantinos G. Sampanis


Konstantinos G. Sampanis was born in Athens in 1964 and completed his studies at the Faculty of History and Archaeology of the School of Philosophy at the University of Athens. He got his Master Diploma in Opera from the Faculty of Theatre Studies of the School of Philosophy at the University of Athens and his PhD in Historical Musicology from the Faculty of Music Studies at the Ionian University of Corfu, with subject of his thesis the “Opera in Athens during the reign of King Otto (1833-1862) through newspaper articles and travellers’ memoirs of that era”. He deals specifically with the introduction, the reception and the establishment of the operatic genre in the theatres of the Greek speaking area during the 19th century. He works as a Greek Language teacher since 1989, is married and has two adult daughters.


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