Review of Theory and Praxis of Music

Maria Sourtzi

She was born in Athens in 1976. She studied piano, violin, and music theory at the Greek National Conservatory in Athens, where she obtained her degrees in Harmony and Counterpoint. In 1995 she was accepted in the Orchestra Conducting Department and the Music Theory Department of the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. She studied under I. Eröd (Harmony and Counterpoint), M. A. Dittrich (Music Form and Analysis), H. Fladt and D. Torkewitz (Music Theory) and she graduated in 2003 with distinction, acquiring the title “magistra artium”. Since December 2002 she has been working as a teacher of Music Theory in the Heraklion School of Music in Crete. She is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, in co-operation with the Institute of Musicology at the University of Vienna, under the supervision of D. Torkewitz and M. Angerer.