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Issue 23

(Fall 2013)




biographical notes


Ioannis Fulias

Ioannis Fulias is a Lecturer in “Systematic Musicology. Music Theory (18th-19th centuries)” in the Faculty of Music Studies at the University of Athens (personal website: http://users.uoa.gr/~foulias). He was born in Athens in 1976. He studied music at the Municipal Conservatory of Kalamata (degrees in Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue, and Piano, 1994-1998) and musicology in the Faculty of Music Studies at the University of Athens (bachelor in 1999, and Ph.D. in 2005, with a dissertation on Slow movements in sonata forms in the classic era). He is a member of the Editorial Board and the Advisory Board of both the journals Polyphonia and Musicologia, as well as founder member and Secretary General of the Hellenic Musicological Society. He has participated in the Greek RIPM group, in scientific meetings and international congresses. He has also published several articles, as well as Greek translations of books (by R. Wagner, C. Floros and N. Cook) and shorter studies. In 2011, his book The two piano sonatas of Dimitri Mitropoulos: From late romanticism to National School of Music was published by “Panas music”. His research interests fall into the following fields: theory of music forms (from 18th to 21st centuries), the evolution of instrumental music genres and forms in the baroque, classic and romantic era, music analysis and form.



Kostas Kardamis

Kostas Kardamis (kardamis@ionio.gr) received a BMus (2000) and a PhD (2006) from the Ionian University, and a MMus (2002) from Royal Holloway, University of London. He is a lecturer in the Department of Music Studies at the Ionian University and curator of the Archive and the Museum of the Corfu Philharmonic Society. His published papers and articles are mainly focused on Neohellenic music, especially that of the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as in opera and musical theatre. His research interests also include band music and the interaction between music, society and politics.



Giorgos Sakallieros

Giorgos Sakallieros is an assistant professor of historical musicology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (School of Music Studies, Faculty of Fine Arts). He was born in Tübingen, Germany in 1972. He studied musicology in the Faculty of Music Studies at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (BA, 1996), as well as the Faculty of Music Studies at the University of Athens (PhD, 2005). He also studied guitar performance, music theory and composition at the “Collegium Musicum” Conservatory in Thessaloniki, from which he graduated with Advanced Diplomas in 1995 and 2005. His papers have been presented in various international musicological conferences and published in several musicological journals, collective editions and proceedings. He is the author of the book Yiannis Constantinidis (1903-1984). His life, works and compositional style (Thessaloniki: University Studio Press, 2010). His works, including orchestral, vocal and chamber music, have been regularly performed and have received awards in national composition competitions. He is a member of the International Musicological Society (IMS), the Society of Interdisciplinary Musicology ( SIM ), the Greek Composers’ Union and the Hellenic Musicological Society.



Konstantinos G. Sampanis

Konstantinos G. Sampanis was born in Athens in 1964. He completed his studies in the Faculty of History and Archaeology at the University of Athens. He received a Master Diploma in Opera from the Faculty of Theatre Studies at the University of Athens and a PhD in Historical Musicology from the Faculty of Music Studies at the Ionian University, with a thesis entitled Opera in Athens during the reign of King Otto (1833-1862) through newspaper articles and travellers’ memoirs of that era. In particular, he examines 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. He is married and has two adult daughters.



Haris Sarris

Haris Sarris is currently a faculty member at the Department of Traditional Music of the Technological Institution of Epirus, Greece. He is an Editorial Assistant of the Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies (JIMS) and a scientific collaborator of the journal Polyphonia. He holds a B.Sc. Degree in Music Studies and a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology from the Faculty of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. His thesis is an organological ethnography of the gaida bagpipe in the Evros region of Greek Thrace. He plays the Cretan lira. He has studied the accordion, harmony and counterpoint. His research interests include the music traditions of the Balkans and the Aegean focusing on musical instruments, repertoire, and ethnographic film.



Petros Vouvaris

Petros Vouvaris holds a doctoral degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.A. Papers of his have been presented in conferences and seminars both in Greece and abroad, while his articles have been published in Greek and foreign journals. He is an active performer, having given piano solo and chamber music recitals both in Greece and the U.S.A. He is a lecturer in “Music Form and Analysis” in the Department of Music Science and Art at the University of Macedonia and a member of the board of directors of the Hellenic Musicological Society.


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