Review of Theory and Praxis of Music

Konstantinos D. Kakavelakis

He studied piano, music theory, Byzantine music, and composition at the Hellenic Conservatory of Athens, under the supervision of Yannis A. Papaioannou and Ida Rosenkranz-Margariti. He continued his studies in composition, musical electronic applications, and historical musicology at the Conservatory of Cologne and the University of Bonn. He completed his studies in the field of composition at the Robert Schumann Music Academy in Düsseldorf. He has a Ph.D. on György Ligeti’s music from the University of Hamburg (supervisor: Constantin Floros), which was published in 2000 (Peter Lang Editions). Several of his compositions have been performed in Greece and abroad. He taught in the Music Departments of the Ionian University (2002-2003) and the University of Athens (2003-2005). He is President of the Greek Mozart Society and a member of the Advisory Board of Musicologia.