Upcoming project with the composition students of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 26 October 2018
This academic year, 2018-2019, I will be collaborating with the composition classes of Dimitri Papageorgiou and Michalis Lapidakis at the School of Music Studies of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, presenting the accordion to the composition students and collaborating with them on the creation of new works for the instrument. In late spring 2019, I will present the new works at a concert. The project starts with a lecture/presentation of the accordion on Monday, November 5.
European Music Ensemble of Music School of Giannitsa at Thessaloniki Concert Hall - 21 April 2018
Nino Rota - L'illusionista
Herbie Hancock - Watermelon man
Frankie Valli - Can't take my eyes off you
European Music Ensemble of Music School of Giannitsa will perform at Thessaloniki Concert Hall 5 April 2018 The European Music Ensemble of Music School of Giannitsa which I am directing is selected to perform at Thessaloniki Concert Hall on April 21 at an event hosting school music ensembles from throughout Greece. This is a big achievement for a relatively young ensemble like this and I am very happy about it. Here you can watch a video from one of our latest performances:
Reedblocks | Thessaloniki Accordion Festival 13-15 April 2018 - Thessaloniki, Greece
The first international accordion festival in Thessaloniki will take place between 13-15 April 2018. Three days full of high quality concerts and workshops by some of the best accordionists from Greece and abroad. For more information see here
Coming up: World premiere of Accordion Concertino by Dimitris Maronidis 1 Mar 2017
I am very excited to be premiering Dimitris Maronidis' "Accordion Concertino" for accordion, wind ensemble and percussion on March 2 with the Bowling Green State University New Music Ensemble in Bowling Green, Ohio under the direction of Christopher Dietz.
New video of world premiere 27 Feb 2017
New video release of the world premiere of Brazileiro for solo accordion by Constantine Lignos. Concert under the auspicies of Greek Composers Union. Athens, GR, 12 April 2016
Interview at Bowling Green Independent News 6 Feb 2017
Check out my interview at BG Independent News about my BGSU residency and my upcoming projects. Thank you David Dupont for the great article!