Department of Music Studies

CONFERENCES-WORKSHOPS

The research in the Department of Music Studies is directly related to the wider scientific discussion at local, national and international level in each field and subject. In this context, the Department has organized a series of scientific conferences, workshops, and symposia, often in collaboration with other institutes. Indicatively, the following are listed:

 

2019

Scientific conference "Michalis Adamis: Multidimensional creative expression and musical avant-garde", Athens, Library of the School of Philosophy of EKPA, December 13, 2019. Organized by: Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

 

11th Interdepartmental Musicological Conference under the auspices of the Hellenic Musicological Society entitled "Modernization and Tradition (on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the death of Nikos Skalkotas)", Athens, 21-23 November 2019. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University, Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Music Science and Art of the University of Macedonia.

 

Two-day conference "Music and Language 2019", Athens, Great Music Library of Greece Lillian Voudouri, 3-4 October 2019. Co-organization: Laboratory of Music, Cognitive Sciences and Community and Laboratory of Neurolinguistics and Psycholinguistics of the University of Athens.

 

International Conference and Festival Improtech 2019, Athens, Athens, House of Letters and Arts, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 26-29 September 2019. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, House of Letters and Arts, IRCAM.

 

Conference on "Scientific and analytical approaches of the singing voice", Athens, Olympia Municipal Music Theater Maria Callas, April 16, 2019. Co-organized by: Music Acoustics and Technology Laboratory of the Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, Culture and Cultural Organization of the Municipality of Athens.

 

2018

Conference "Music - Aesthetics - Society", dedicated to the memory of the emeritus professor of EKPA Olympia Psychopedi-Frangou, Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, November 23, 2018. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

10th Interdepartmental Musicological Conference under the auspices of the Hellenic Musicological Society entitled "Music heritage in western art music", Corfu, October 26-28, 2018. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University, Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Music Science and Art of the University of Macedonia.

 

"Cultural Dialogue’s Week between the United Arab Emirates and Greece", Athens, School of Modern Greek Language, International Council of Museums - Hellenic Department (ICOM), October 23-26, 2018. Co-organization: Laboratory of Ethnographic Museum of Ethnomusicology and Culture University, Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Greece.

 

Conference "The Arts in Greek School: Present and Future", Athens, School of Philosophy, October 11-13, 2018. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies and Department of Theater Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Theater Studies of the University of Thessaloniki, School of Fine Arts, Educational Policy Institute.

 

2017

9th Interdepartmental Musicological Conference under the auspices of the Hellenic Musicological Society entitled "Variations, edits, transformations", Thessaloniki, 1-3 December 2017. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University, Department of Music Studies of the National Museum, Athens and Kapodistrian University Studies at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Music Science and Art, University of Macedonia.

 

Conference "The Greek school today. The School of Philosophy discusses and proposes", Athens, School of Philosophy, 1-2 December 2017. Organization: School of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

 

Interdisciplinary two-day conference "Techniques of the silent voice: acoustic and phonetic approaches", Athens, School of Philosophy and EKPA Ceremony Hall, June 7-8, 2017. Organization: Laboratory of Music, Acoustics and Technology, Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

Conference on Modality, "Performance/ Performance of Traditional Music", Athens, School of Philosophy, June 6, 2017. Organization: Direction "Performance/ Performance of Traditional Music" of the Postgraduate Program "Interpretation of Instruments of Instrumental and Vocal Music" National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

 

2016

Music Psychology Conference, Athens, Music Technology Studio, December 20, 2016. Organization: Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

 

Speeches on Fryderyk Chopin, Athens, Department of Music Studies EKPA, December 15, 2016. Organization: Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

 

8th Interdepartmental Musicological Conference under the auspices of the Hellenic Musicological Society entitled "Effects and Interactions", Athens, 25-27 November 2016. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University, Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Music Science and Art of the University of Macedonia.

 

Byzantine-Musicological Conference "The Panarmonium of K. A. Psachos", Athens, Athens Concert Hall, October 14, 2016. Organization: Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

 

International Conference on Ancient Greek and Roman Music "Music and the Animal World in Greek and Roman Antiquity" (MOISA 2016), Athens, 11-14 July 2016. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the French School of Athens.

 

Musicological Symposium "Greece and Opera" in the context of the 12th Greek Music Festivals, Athens, Byzantine and Christian Museum, 10-12 June 2016. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University, Hellenic Musicological Society.

 

Two-day conference "Music in the Educational Process", Athens, 12-13 May 2016. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Great Music Library of Greece "Lillian Voudouri".

 

Conference "Ianis Xenakis Day: Music: Music & Architecture", Athens Megaron of Music, Athens, April 15, 2016. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies: Department of Music Studies-National University of Athens, School of Architecture-National Metsovion Polytechnion, Le Corbusier Foundation, French Institute of Greece, and Hellenic Institute of Architecture.

 

2015

Α΄ [8th] Meeting of Greek Byzantinologists, Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 16-18 December 2015. Co-organization: Departments of History and Archeology, Literature, Music Studies and Sector of Theory and History of the Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Institute of Historical Research of the National Research Foundation, Hellenic Committee for Byzantine Studies.

 

7th Conference of the Hellenic Association for Music Education "Musical Literacy: Typical and Informal Forms of Music Teaching-Learning", Thessaloniki Concert Hall, November 27-29, 2015. Co-organization: Thessaloniki Concert Hall, Department of Music Studies, Thessaloniki School of Music Studies, Aristotle University Education and Training of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Music Science and Art of the University of Macedonia, Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University and Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

 

7th Interdepartmental Musicological Conference under the auspices of the Hellenic Musicological Society, Corfu, October 30-November 1, 2015. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University, Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University, Department of Music.Science and Art of the University of Macedonia.

 

Conference "Iambic sounds: from the Archdiocese metric to modern musical reality", Summer Academy of Paros, July 18, 2015. Co-organization: Municipality of Paros, Aegean Cultural Initiative, Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

 

1st Academic Byzantine-Musicological Meeting "Exegesis and Exegetical Teachers", Halki, 1-3 July 2015. Co-organization: Ecumenical Patriarchate - Holy Theological School of Halki and Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

 

2014

6th Interdepartmental Conference on “Music and Musicology. Present and Future”, Thessaloniki, 21-23 November 2014. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - under the auspices of the Hellenic Musicological Society.

 

International Double Conference, International Computer Music Conference/ Sound and Music Computing 2014, on "From digital Echos to virtual Ethos", Athens, 14-20 September 2014. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, Department of Informatics, University of Athens, I.Ε.Μ.Α., House of Letters and Arts.

 

International Sound and Music Computing Summer School, on "Computer Music Analysis", Athens, 11-14 September 2014. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, Department of Informatics, University of Athens, I.E.M.A., House of Letters and Arts.

 

Conference "Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner: Two Copies of Music 200 Years Later", Athens (University of Athens), March 21, 2014. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

 

2013

Public presentation of the project "Video-stories of immigrant life", Athens (University of Athens), June 19, 2013. Organization: Laboratory of Ethnomusicology and Cultural Anthropology of the Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

Conference "Tour in the Library of K. A. Psachos", Athens (University of Athens), May 30, 2013. Organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

International Conference "The National Element in Music", Athens (Athens Concert Hall), January 18-20, 2013. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, Great Music Library of Greece "Lillian Voudouri".

 

2012

International Musicological and Chanting Conference, "Theory and Practice of Chanting Art: Love Questions and Accuracy of Chanting Art", Athens (Athens University), December 13-15, 2012. Co-organization: Holy Synod of the Church of Greece - Foundation of Byzantine Musicology, Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

Symposium "Music and Language", Athens (University of Athens), November 23-24, 2012. Organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

Symposium "Ancient Myths and Music Creation", Thessaloniki (Tellogleio Foundation of Arts, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), October 21-22, 2012. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

International Conference of the MISTEC (Music in Schools and Teacher Education Commission) of the International Society for Music Education (ISME), Komotini, 9-14 July 2012. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies, University of Athens, University of Thrace, Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, Municipality of Komotini.

 

2nd Scientific Two-Day Conference of the Interdepartmental Postgraduate Program "Music Culture and Communication: Anthropological and Communicative Approaches to Music", Athens (Grypario Megaron), June 9-10, 2012.

 

Two-day conference "Tribute to the composer Anestis Logothetis: Sound Images/ Graphic Sounds", Athens (House of Letters and Arts), June 8-9, 2012. Organized by: House of Letters and Arts, in collaboration with the Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

2011

Symposium "Aspects of music historiography (in memory of Ion Zotos)", Athens (University of Athens), December 15-16, 2011. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

 

2nd Educational Seminar "Ethnomusicology and Music Education", Athens (University of Athens), 5-10 September 2011. Organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

1st Scientific Conference of the Interdepartmental Postgraduate Program "Music Culture and Communication: Anthropological and Communication Approaches to Music", Athens (University of Athens), May 28, 2011. Co-organization: Department of Communication, Communication, Music and Mass Media.

 

First International Workshop of Folk Music Analysis, on “Symbolic and Signal Processing”, Athens (University of Athens), 19-20 May 2011. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, Department of Informatics of the University of Piraeus.

 

2010

Conference "Three Seasons - Four Anniversaries: Pergolesi, Chopin, Schumann, Barber", Thessaloniki (Tellogleio Foundation of Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), November 26-27, 2010. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

1st Educational Seminar "Ethnomusicology and Music Education", Athens (University of Athens), September 6-11, 2010. Organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

Symposium - Conference "Chopin: work, history, innovation", Korydallos (Festival "Musical Paradise"), May 16, 2010. Co-organization: Cultural Center of the Municipality of Korydallos, Korydallos Municipal Conservatory in collaboration with the Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

2009

4th International Musicological and Chanting Conference, "Theory and Practice of the Art of Chanting: The Genres of Rhythm Making and Current Chanting Issues", Athens, December 8-11, 2009. Co-organization: Holy Synod of the Church of Greece - Foundation of Byzantine Musicology, Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

Symposium "Purcell, Händel, Haydn, Mendelssohn: four anniversaries", Athens (Athens University), November 27-28, 2009. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

 

International two-day conference "The Pythagorean view of music", Samos, July 10-11, 2009. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, Department of Mathematics of the University of the Aegean.

 

2008

International two-day conference "Olivier Messiaen. One hundred years since his birth ", Athens (University of Athens), December 19-20, 2008. Organized by: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

Symposium "The operetta and its contribution to Greek music", Athens (University of Athens), April 2, 2008. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, National Opera.

 

Conference on the presentation of the project "Digital collection of Byzantine music of the Psachos Library", Athens (University of Athens), March 31, 2008. Organized by: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

Conference "Moving Designs and Music", Athens (Trianon Film Center), March 14, 2008. Co-organization: European Center for Animation, Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

Seminar "Art and the modern means of expression of image and sound", Athens (School of Fine Arts), March 5 - April 16, 2008. Co-organization: Interdepartmental Program of Postgraduate Studies "Music Culture and Communication" (Department of Communication and Mass Media and Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens), School of Fine Arts.

 

2007

Conference "Music and Politics", Athens (University of Athens), November 26, 2007. Co-organization: Department of Communication and Mass Media and Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

4th European Conference on Music Informatics, SMC 2007 (Sound and Music Computing 2007), Lefkada, 11-13 July 2007. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, Ionian University.

 

2006

"Conference on the occasion of the 250th birth anniversary of W. A. ​​Mozart", Athens (University of Athens), November 24, 2006. Organized by: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

3rd International Musicological and Chanting Conference, "Theory and Practice of Chanting Art: Octahedron", Athens, October 17-21, 2006. Co-organization: Holy Synod of the Church of Greece - Foundation of Byzantine Musicology, Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

2005

Scientific symposium in the framework of the 43rd Folklore Festival of Lefkada, "Folklore and tradition today", Lefkada (Cultural Center of the Municipality of Lefkada), August 25-26, 2005. Co-organization: Cultural Center of the Municipality of Lefkada, Department of Music Studies.

 

International symposium "Iannis Xenakis", Athens (University of Athens), May 18-20, 2005. Co-organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, Université Montpellier 3/ I.U.F.

 

Conference "Greek music in the age of globalization", in the context of "Greek Music Festivals: First Cycle", Athens (Athens Concert Hall), May 7-9, 2005. Co-organization: Athens State Orchestra, Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

2003

2nd International Musicological and Chanting Conference, "Theory and Practice of the Art of Chanting: The Genres and Types of Byzantine Chanting Melody", Athens, 15-19 October 2003. Co-organized by: Holy Synod of the Church of Greece – Foundation of Byzantine Musicology, Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

2001

Conference "Arnold Schönberg (1874-1951): The importance of his work on contemporary music", a tribute to the 50th anniversary of his death, Athens (University of Athens), December 12, 2001. Organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

2000

Symposium "Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)", for the international year Bach 2000, Athens (University of Athens), December 20, 2000. Organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

Conference "Department of Music Studies: Physiognomy and Perspectives", Athens (University of Athens), January 14, 1999. Organization: Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens.

 

1999

Symposium "Nikos Skalkotas (1904-1949): The importance of his work for Greek and European music", for the 50 years since the death of the composer, Athens (University of Athens), November 12, 1999. Organization: Department of Music Studies of the University Athens.