Dr. Epameinondas P. Fassianos (Epa Fassianos) is a Greek Composer of Electroacoustic and Ambient Music. He was born in Athens in 1982. He has attended both the University of York (MA in Music Technology) under the supervision of Professor Andy Hunt and the University of Sussex (MA in Composition for Media and Film and MPhil in Musical Composition) under the supervision of Professor Ed Hughes. His BA in Greece was in Informatics and Computer Technology. He has also obtained his Piano Diploma in 2003 with Professor Dimitris Toufexis. In parallel, he has obtained the Diplomas in Harmony, Counterpoint and Fugue respectively. He holds a PhD Degree in Acousmatic Music Composition. He obtained his PhD from the University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre), under the supervision of Professor David Berezan. His area of interest was: Creating works of Acousmatic Music based on aspects of Greek Culture (Religion, Traditional Greek Instruments, Mythology).

His works have been selected and performed in the following festivals of Electroacoustic Music:

2020           NYCEMF 2020 – New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival

                            New York University and the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture – New York City – United States
2020           MUSLAB 2020 – La Muestra Internacional de Música Electroacústica

                            Lisboa Incomum – Lisbon – Portugal

2020           Frontwave New Music Festival 2020

                            Palm Beach Atlantic University: Music, Dance & Fine Arts (PBA) – West Palm Beach – Florida – United States      

2020           Musiques & Recherches: An Acousmatic Spatialized Concert    

                            Espace Senghor – Centre Culturel d'Etterbeek – Brussels – Belgium

                            Sound Diffusion by: Professor Annette Vande Gorne

2020           TAMA Music Festival

                            Meisei University – Tokyo – Japan

2019           Days of Electroacoustic Music

                            Athens Conservatory – Athens – Greece

2019           Leeds Festival “Echochroma XVIII”

                            Leeds Beckett University (Leeds School Of Arts) – Leeds – United Kingdom

2019           ICMC 2019 / NYCEMF 2019

                            New York University – New York City – United States

2019           SONIC ARTS FORUM

                            University of Huddersfield – Huddersfield – United Kingdom

2019           DIFFRAZIONI FIRENZE MULTIMEDIA FESTIVAL 2019

                            Le Murate PAC (Progetti Arte Contemporanea) – City of Firenze – Italy

2019           DIALOGUES FESTIVAL 2019

                            The University of Edinburgh – Edinburgh – Scotland – United Kingdom

                            Sound Diffusion by: Professor Pete Stollery

2018           The Concert of Laureats of the Electroacoustic Music Competition: MUSICA NOVA 2018

                            Divadlo Inspirace – Prague – Czech Republic

2018           WOCMAT 2018 Conference: Electroacoustic Music Concert

                            National Chiao Tung University – Hsinchu City – Taiwan

2018           ECOS URBANOS 2018

                            Escuela Superior de Música – Mexico City – Mexico

2018           MISE-EN_PLACE Bushwick Open Studio Festival of New Electroacoustic Works

                            Bushwick Open Studios (Brooklyn) – New York City – United States

2018           EASTN – DC 2018: European Art – Science – Technology Network for Digital Creativity

                            University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre) – Manchester – United Kingdom

2018           MANTIS Sonification Festival and Symposium 2018

                            University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre) – Manchester – United Kingdom

2017           Matera Intermedia Festival 2017

                            Conservatory Duni – Matera – Italy

2015-2018  MANTIS Festival Series

                            University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre) – Manchester – United Kingdom

                            (Autumn 2018, Autumn 2017, Spring 2017, Autumn 2016, Spring 2016, Autumn 2015 & Winter 2015)

Epa Fassianos's work Chromatocosmos has been awarded the First Prize in Category A in MUSICA NOVA 2018 Competition of Electroacoustic Music in Prague, Czech Republic, as well as the Third Prize in MUSICWORKS 2018 Electroacoustic Music Competition in Toronto, Canada.

In 2019, Epa Fassianos's work ElectroSantouri was accepted in ICMC (International Computer Music Conference 2019) – NYCEMF (New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2019), New York City, United States of America. Moreover, the same work received an Honorary Mention in ARS ELECTRONICA FORUM WALLIS Swiss Contemporary Music Festival 2019 (Leuk, Switzerland).

In 2019, he became a member of the Hellenic Association of Electroacoustic Music Composers (ESSIM), Greece.

In 2020, he became a member of the International Computer Music Association (ICMA), United States.

 
 

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