Review of Theory and Praxis of Music

Anna-Maria Rentzeperi-Tsonou

She was born in Thessaloniki. She studied at the Department of Chemistry (B.Sc., 1987) of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and then at its Department of Musical Studies (B.A. with honours, 1993). With an Erasmus Scholarship she studied at the Musicology Department of Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich (1991-1992). She is Doctor of Historical Musicology (Ph.D., 2002) at the Department of Musical Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Concurrently with the above she studied at the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki: harmony (Harmony degree, 1989) and classical singing (Diploma summa cum Laude, 1991). She participated in various singing seminars. She gave performances several times as a soloist and as a conductor of children’s choirs and made recordings for the Greek Radio and Television. She has shown ample educational and musicological activity. Her research interests include National Schools of Music, Modern Greek music, vocal music and others. She has published several studies in musicological journals and proceedings of conferences. She also wrote musicological analyses for the concert programs of the Organization of the Megaron of Music (Concert Hall) in Thessaloniki. Today she is assistant professor at the Department of Musical Science and Art of the Macedonia University of Thessaloniki, Greece. She is a founding member of the Hellenic Union for Musical Education (E.E.M.E.) and the Hellenic Musicological Society.