Review of Theory and Praxis of Music

Nick Poulakis

He studied musical performance, music theory, composition and musicology. He holds a PhD in ethnomusicology and cultural anthropology from the Faculty of Music Studies at the University of Athens. His thesis is about music in Greek cinema of the ’60s. He teaches courses on ethnographic film and documentary, as well as on film music theory in the Faculty of Music Studies at the University of Athens. He has taught ethnomusicology, music informatics and multimedia, ethnographic cinema and film music at the Technical Education Institute of Epirus and he has participated in more than 15 research programs. He has published articles and chapters in books, edited volumes and journals on music, cinema, (ethno)musicology, anthropology, media and education. He is a fellow of the University of Athens, the “Propontis” Foundation and the “Sasakawa” Foundation. His compositions have been successfully performed in Greece and abroad. He is a member of the advisory board of the Greek musicological journal Polyphonia and the “International Music and Media Research Group”. He was recently elected as a member of the Special Technical Laboratory Staff of the Ethnomusicology and Cultural Anthropology Laboratory at the University of Athens, where, in the meantime, he works as a postdoctoral researcher.