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Department of Music Studies


Penelope Papagiannopoulou has studied music (piano, violin and theory at the Aristotle Conservatory of Piraeus) and musicology (Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens: bachelor’s degree, 2012). In 2019, she successfully completed her PhD at the School of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, (supervised by C. Tsougras); her research project was the analysis of the double concertos of Nikos Skalkottas. She is a member of the Greek Musicological Society and she has presented analytical research at conferences of the Greek Musicological Society (Corfu 2015, Athens 2016, Thessaloniki 2017, Athens 2019, Thessaloniki 2020, Athens 2023) and at International Conferences (Modus-Modi-Modality – Cyprus 2017, Skalkottas Today – Athens 2019, Across Boarders – Athens 2022). She also conducted research with the assistance of The Friends of Music Society – Kyveli-Horn Scholarships at the Lilian Voudouri Library concerning the Skalkottas Archives (2019). From 2019 to 2021, she has been a postdoctoral researcher at the Music Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with the assistance of State Scholarships Foundation and from 2021 to 2023 she was teaching fellow at the same Department.