Review of Theory and Praxis of Music

Antonis I. Konstantinidis

Music teacher at the Music School of Thessaloniki and a music critic. He was born in Kavala in 1972. He studied at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, at the departments of Mathematics (B.Sc. 1994) and Music Studies (B.A. 1999). He has obtained a Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.) in Musicology from the Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, under the supervision of Prof. Gregorios Stathis. His research focused on the musicological study and mathematic proof of the micro-intervals in the theory of Greek music. He also studied Harmony, Counterpoint and Fugue Technique at the Macedonian Conservatory of Thessaloniki, and obtained a Diploma Degree in Byzantine Music, being a student of Archon Protopsaltes Charilaos Taliadoros.

For four years, he has taught Byzantine Music and Music Criticism at the Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has taken part, both as speaker and attendant, in many congresses, seminars, presentations and lectures, and he has published papers in scientific reviews in Greece. As a music critic, he has been writing for the newspaper Makedonia tis Kyriakis on a weekly basis since 2000. Until today he has written hundreds of published papers and music critic notes for music concerts, opera performances, music recordings and other stage productions. He also writes introductory texts for various music events and organizations and has been a member to several judging committees of music competitions. In 2003 he was elected as a member of the Association of Greek Music and Theatre Critics.