Epa Fassianos Composer

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Epameinondas P. Fassianos (Epa Fassianos) is a Greek Composer of Electroacoustic and Ambient Music. He was born in Athens in 1982. He has attended both the University of York (MA in Music Technology) under the supervision of Professor Andy Hunt and the University of Sussex (MA in Composition for Media and Film and MPhil in Musical Composition) under the supervision of Professor Ed Hughes. His BA in Greece was in Informatics and Computer Technology. He has also obtained his Piano Diploma in 2003 with Professor Dimitris Toufexis. In parallel, he has obtained the Diplomas in Harmony, Counterpoint and Fugue respectively. He holds a PhD Degree in Acousmatic Music Composition. He obtained his PhD from the University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre), under the supervision of Professor David Berezan. His area of interest was: Creating works of Acousmatic Music based on aspects of Greek Culture (Religion, Traditional Greek Instruments, Mythology).

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCES IN ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC FESTIVALS – PRESENTATIONS IN CONFERENCES AND ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC FORUMS

2021          ICMC 2021 – International Computer Music Conference

                            Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile – Santiago – Chile

2020           MISE-EN MUSIC FESTIVAL

                            Greenpoint Hall (Brooklyn) – New York City – United States

2020           NYCEMF 2020 – New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival

                            New York University and the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture – New York City – United States
2020           MUSLAB 2020 – La Muestra Internacional de Música Electroacústica

                            Lisboa Incomum – Lisbon – Portugal

2020           Frontwave New Music Festival 2020

                            Palm Beach Atlantic University: Music, Dance & Fine Arts (PBA) – West Palm Beach – Florida – United States      

2020           Musiques & Recherches: An Acousmatic Spatialized Concert    

                            Espace Senghor – Centre Culturel d'Etterbeek – Brussels – Belgium

                            Sound Diffusion by: Professor Annette Vande Gorne

2020           TAMA Music Festival

                            Meisei University – Tokyo – Japan

2019            Days of Electroacoustic Music

                            Athens Conservatory – Athens – Greece

2019            Leeds Festival “Echochroma XVIII”

                            Leeds Beckett University (Leeds School Of Arts) – Leeds – United Kingdom

2019            IFEM 2019 BRATISLAVA: INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC – «Winner Takes All...» Festival

                            Experimental Studio Bratislava – Bratislava – Slovakia

2019            ICMC 2019 / NYCEMF 2019

                            New York University – New York City – United States

2019            SONIC ARTS FORUM

                            University of Huddersfield – Huddersfield – United Kingdom

2019            DIFFRAZIONI FIRENZE MULTIMEDIA FESTIVAL 2019

                            Le Murate PAC (Progetti Arte Contemporanea) – City of Firenze – Italy

2019            DIALOGUES FESTIVAL 2019

                            The University of Edinburgh – Edinburgh – Scotland – United Kingdom

                            Sound Diffusion by: Professor Pete Stollery

2018            The Concert of Laureats of the Electroacoustic Music Competition: MUSICA NOVA 2018

                            Divadlo Inspirace – Prague – Czech Republic

2018            WOCMAT 2018 Conference: Electroacoustic Music Concert

                            National Chiao Tung University – Hsinchu City – Taiwan

2018            ECOS URBANOS 2018

                            Escuela Superior de Música – Mexico City – Mexico

2018            MISE-EN_PLACE Bushwick Open Studio Festival of New Electroacoustic Works

                            Bushwick Open Studios (Brooklyn) – New York City – United States

2018            EASTN – DC 2018: European Art – Science – Technology Network for Digital Creativity

                            University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre) – Manchester – United Kingdom

2018            MANTIS Sonification Festival and Symposium 2018

                            University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre) – Manchester – United Kingdom

2017            Matera Intermedia Festival 2017

                            Conservatory Duni – Matera – Italy

2017            Music and Space Study Day – Royal Music Association

                            University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre) – Manchester – United Kingdom

2017            Electroacoustic Music Composers Forum

                            University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre) – Manchester – United Kingdom

2015-2018     MANTIS Festival Series

                            University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre) – Manchester – United Kingdom (Autumn 2018, Autumn 2017, Spring                                2017, Autumn 2016, Spring 2016, Autumn 2015 & Winter 2015)

2014            NOVARS Research Centre MATINÉE Series

                            University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre) – Manchester – United Kingdom

2014            Sines & Squares Festival

                            University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre) – Manchester – United Kingdom

 

Epa Fassianos's work Chromatocosmos has been awarded the First Prize in Category A in MUSICA NOVA 2018 Competition of Electroacoustic Music in Prague, Czech Republic, as well as the Third Prize in MUSICWORKS 2018 Electroacoustic Music Competition in Toronto, Canada.

In 2019, Epa Fassianos's work ElectroSantouri was accepted in ICMC (International Computer Music Conference 2019) – NYCEMF (New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2019), New York City, United States of America. Moreover, the same work received an Honorary Mention in ARS ELECTRONICA FORUM WALLIS Swiss Contemporary Music Festival 2019 (Leuk, Switzerland).

In 2019, he became a member of the Hellenic Association of Electroacoustic Music Composers (ESSIM), Greece.

In 2020, he became a member of the International Computer Music Association (ICMA), United States.

In 2020, he also became a member of the Japanese Society for Sonic Arts (JSSA), Japan.