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  • Performances - Concerts Close

    Musica Live IV Concert for Choir, Band and Orchestra 21st February 2013 - 7:30pm Strovolos Municipal Theatre

    Concert by American clarinet professor Eric Mandat, Amphitheatre A, 7/2/2011

    Music concert dedicated to the late Greek poet Yiannis Ritsos, solely performed by EUC students and faculty, Cultural Center, 4/12/2009.

    Spring Concert, (Final Concert of the Year) May 25, 2008, music program, Cultural Centre

    Concert by American clarinet professor Eric Mandat, Amphitheatre A, 7/2/2011

    Music concert dedicated to the late Greek poet Yiannis Ritsos, solely performed by EUC students and faculty, Cultural Center, 4/12/2009.

    Spring Concert, (Final Concert of the Year) May 25, 2008, music program, Cultural Centre

    Concert by American clarinetist Kinan Azmeh, Amphitheatre A, 1/5/2010

    Concert with solo cello and electronics with Nicolas Deletaille, 15/3/2010.

    Spring concert, Cultural Center, May 2009.

    Hosting of the ELDYK Music Orchestra at the EUC Cafeteria, 8/4/2009.

    Concert of EUC music faculty dedicated to the late Cypriot composer Phanos Dymiotis, March 4, 2009.

    Concert dedicated to the late baritone John Modinos, EUC Cultural Center, 2/2/2008.

    Concert presentation with Ross Daly, Amphitheatre A, May 2007.

    Piano recital of Prof. Lambis Vassiliades from Ionian University in Greece, PASYDY, Nicosia, 2006.

    Spring concert of the Music Program at PASYDY, 2006.

    Performance of the Macedonian Saxophone Quartet at the cafeteria of Cyprus College, 2006.

    Concert presentation of Wila Inca, a Bolivian folk musician, who presented a 90-minute live presentation on Bolivian and Peruvian music on November 2nd, 2006.

    Hosting of Apple Hill String Quartet from the USA, November 10th, 2006.

    University Choir – Christmas Concert, December 12, 2010

    Guitar Concert and Lecture by Alan Thomas, June 11, 2011

    Concert by the Stuttgart Youth Chamber Choir, July 29, 2011

    Concert for the Young Cypriot Musicians’ Platform, March 17, 2011

  • Charity ConcertsOpen or Close

    Charity Concert for the Victims of the Haiti Earthquake, 2010: on February 16, 2010, the Music Program organized a charity concert with the Soprano Margarita Elia and Evgenia Roussou in order to gather donations towards the victims of the Haiti Earthquake

  • Workshops – SeminarsOpen or Close

    Seminar on Alexander Technique by Rachelle Tsachor, October 2011.

    Piano master class with Italian pianist Michelangelo Decorato, 12/5/2010.

    Piano master class with the American Professor from University of Iowa, Uriel Tsachor, 21/12/2009.

    Workshop on music, improvisation and appreciation by Christina Charalambidou, a graduate of Columbia University, 6/7/2009.

    Presentation on Greek and Turkish folk music by Christodoros Mnasonos, 9/4/2009.

    Series of four music seminars and workshops with American professors Dr. Colleen Conway, Dr. Tom Hodgman and Dr. Yiannis Miralis, open for music teachers and educators, March 2009.

    Lecture presentation by Michalis Hadjimichael (lute & voice) and Savvas Savva (violin) of Mesogeios music group on Cypriot folk music and dances, January 2008.

    Opera master class by an Italian opera singer and in collaboration with Opera Celestiale, 6/2/2007.

    Workshop on musicking by Christopher Small, 2006.

    Presentation of Cypriot songwriter Giorgos Hadjipieris, composer of the album “O Tempelis Drakos” for the members of the Music Education Club in regards to his work with music, 30/3/2006.

  • LecturesOpen or Close
    Sharon Kanach Lecture

    Sharon Kanach: Scelsi, Cage, Xenakis: Three sides of the same coin? Tuesday, March 26, 2013

    Series of lectures by Dr Rose Elder (Ohio State University), November, 2011.

    Lecture by Kostis Gaitanos on Beethoven’s Nine Symphonies, November, 2011.

    Presentation by Τέρπανδρος – Ancient Greek Music, November 2011.

    Lecture by Professor Peter Rutkoff, Professor and Chair of American Studies at Kenyon University in the USA on the history of jazz, “From Blues to Bop”, 12/3/2010.

    Lecture presentation by Mathaios Kariolou on early string music instruction, in collaboration with the University of Monday, 15/12/2008.

    Lecture presentation of Prof. Panayiotis Kanellopoulos from the University of Thessaly at the University of Monday, in collaboration with the Department of Arts, titled “The improvised musical creation of children and its pedagogical value,” Cyprus College, 2006.

    Lecture presentation by distinguished professor Christopher Small on “The act of Musicking.” The lecture was funded by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture and was organized by the Music Program and the University of Monday. 2006

  • CompetitionsOpen or Close

    First Competition for Young Musicians, July 2009.

  • Conferences Close
    Greek Music Creation Symposium

    Greek Music Creation: Identities and Historical Memories, November, 2012.

    Iannis Xenakis – In Memoriam International Conference, 3-5 November, 2011.

    Co-organized with the Musicological Society of Cyprus, an international conference on music technology, 24 & 25 of November 2006.

    Co-organized with the Greek Society of Music Teachers at Primary School EEMAPE a conference on early childhood music education, November 4-5, 2006.

  • Erasmus ExchangesOpen or Close

    Erasmus Faculty Exchange, of Georgia Petroudi to the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, March 2012.

    Erasmus faculty exchange of EUC faculty (Evis Sammoutis) at the University of Hull, UK, 2011.

    Participation of three EUC music students (Pantelina Paschali, Michalis Metaxas and Vassilis Vassileiou) and two EUC music faculty (Yiannis Miralis & Marios Toumbas) at a European Intensive Program initiated by Cosenza Conservatory of Music in Italy, as part of Paola Jazz Festival, Paola, Italy, July 2010.

    Erasmus faculty exchange of Yiannis Miralis at Cosenza Conservatory, 7/2009.

    Hosted an Erasmus faculty exchange with Maria Luisa Bigai, faculty at Cosenza Conservatory in Italy, 4/2009.

    Hosted an Erasmus faculty exchange with three music professors from Adria Conservatory in Italy, 12/11/2008.

    Erasmus faculty exchange of Margarita Elia, Menelaos Menelaou and Yiannis Miralis who gave a concert, seminars and a lecture at Adria Conservatory in Italy, May 2008.

    Hosted an Erasmus faculty exchange with four music professors from Adria Conservatory in Italy, 21/2/2007.

  • Collaborations with other international institutions & organizationsOpen or Close

    Collaboration with Cosenza Conservatory, the Ministry of Education and Culture and Strovolos Municipality for the organization and presentation of CYPRIANA, a project based on Cypriot folk music, poetry and improvisation. Strovolos Municipal Theatre, 4/3/2011.

    Performance of an EUC Student Jazz Combo at an event organized by United Nations Refugee Fund (UNFHR) in Nicosia, 5/2/2011

    The Music Program at EUC was responsible for the national auditions for the European Saxophone Ensemble, as well as a saxophone master class by its conductor, Cezarius Gadzina, June 2010.

    Initiated an internship for five EUC students majoring in music with Christina Charalambidou and MIMA International. Spring 2010.

    Concert with EUC faculty and graduates of the University of Hull, Cultural Center, 12/11/2008.

    Concert of Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra (JMWO) at Strovolos Municipal Theatre in July 2006. The concert was organized by Jeunesses Musicales Cyprus in collaboration with Strovolos Municipality and Cyprus College and was sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Culture, Cyprus Youth Council, Cyprus Tourism Organization, Hellenic Band and McDonalds.

  • Collaborations with other local organizationsOpen or Close

    Performance of Ari Roland’s jazz quartet from NYC, in collaboration with the Embassy of the United States, April 2010. Participation of the EUC student jazz ensemble at Musical Saturdays, organized by Cyprus Tourism Organization and the Municipality of Nicosia. Spring 2010.

    Invited performance of EUC Jazz Student Ensemble at an art exhibition of Chambis Tsaggaris organized by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Cyprus. Skali Aglantzia, 23/2/2010

    Screening of a series of selected short animated movies by Czech students, in collaboration with the Czech Embassy. EUC Cultural Centre, 4/2/2010.

    Performance of Greek folk carols in Eleftheria Square, as part of the Christmas events of Nicosia Municipality, December 22nd and at the University of Monday, December 14th, 2009.

    Performance of Greek folk carols in Eleftheria Square, as part of the Christmas events of Nicosia Municipality, December 20th and 30th, 2008.

    Performance of an EUC saxophone quartet in Eleftheria Square, as part of the Christmas events of Nicosia Municipality, December 27th, 2008.

    “The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires,” concert on the music of Astor Piazzola with Marco Albonetti , Yiannis Miralis & Vicky Schatzinger. Organized by the Italian Embassy, the University of Monday and the Department of Arts on May 23, 2008.

    Recital for two saxophones, violin and piano, with Italian professor at Bari Conservatory Dr. Marco Albonetti and Yiannis Miralis, supported by the Italian Embassy in Cyprus and Cyprus College, 2006.

    Hosting of the 6th Fleet Band of the USA Navy for an informal performance at Cyprus College on October 27, 2006. In collaboration with the American Embassy.

  • OtherOpen or Close

    Yiannos Ioannou, an EUC saxophone student majoring in Music Education, was a 1st prize winner at the 1st Cypriot Saxophone Competition in April 2007.

    Participation of an EUC music student (Georgia Maifoshi) at a five-member youth folk music group which was invited to perform at the Etnohistria Youth Music Festival in Koper, Slovenia in August 2006. The festival was supported by the NEOLAIA Initiative of the European Union.