Maria Lazaridou: Lament for Theodore Antoniou

Maria Lazaridou

Maria Lazaridou (b. 1969 in Thessaloniki, Greece) studied classical guitar with Evaggelos Assimakopoulos and Loukia Samourka, advanced music theory with Yiannis Aggelakis (Harmony), Kostas Grimaldis (Counterpoint and Fugue) and Leontios Hadjileontiadis (Composition). In 2000, she graduated from classical guitar class with honors, while in 2012 she completed her studies in composition with honors.She is a…

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Doina Rotaru: Jyotis

Doina Rotaru

(Submitted by ARFA) Doina Rotaru (b. 1951, Bucharest) studied composition with Stefan Niculescu and Tiberiu Olah at the National University of Music, Bucharest. In 1991, she was the recipient of a composer’s scholarship from the Hague Conservatory, where she studied with Theo Loevendie. In 1997, she was awarded a PhD in Musicology for her thesis on…

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Đỗ Hồng Quân: The Sound of the Jungle

Do Hong Quan

(Submitted by the Vietnam Contemporary Music Centre [VCMC]) Prof. Dr. Composer Đỗ Hồng Quân born in 1956 is a conductor and educator. He began his studies on piano at the age of 7 at Vietnam National Conservatory and graduated piano in 1971. Then he studied composition at Vietnam National Conservatory, and he continued his studies…

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