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Georgios Christofi
Assistant Professor, Music Theory and Composition
School of Humanities, Social and Education Sciences
Department of Arts
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution
PhD in Music Composition 2009 The University of York
MA in Music Composition 2005 The University of York
MMus in Performance 2014 The University of Hull
BMus 2004 The University of Hull
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2015 present European University Cyprus Cyprus Lecturer, Music Theory and Composition
2011 2015 European University Cyprus Cyprus Scientific Collaborator
2012 present Music Schools of the State, Ministry of Education and Culture Cyprus Classical Guitar Instructor
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference
2018 ΔΙΠΛΟΦΩΝΙΑ-DIPLOPHONIA, World Music Days 2018, Beijing, China (ISCM)
2017 une petite note, 9th International Contemporary Music Festival, Nicosia, Cyprus Music for Theatre (Οδυσσεβάχ), Satiriko Theatre, Nicosia
2016 ΤΗΘΥΣ-TETHYS, Music for the 21st Century: National Opera Centre of New York (US)
2011 Palindromon en palindrome for Bass Clarinet  (music excerpts) Book: Sparnaay, H.  The Bass Clarinet: A Personal History. Periferia Music
2010 ΔΙΠΛΟΦΩΝΙΑ-DIPLOPHONIA per flauto ARS Publica Edizioni Musicali
2017  ‘The end justifies the means’: unorthodox playing techniques in Sciarrino and Lachenmann 7th International Musicological Conference MODUS-MODI-MODALITY, Nicosia, Cyprus
2015 A Coloured Theatre: non-conventional instrumental techniques and audio-visual continua in Sciarrino and Lachenmann International Colloquium From Xenakis to the present day: the Continuum and its development in music and architecture organized by Centre Iannis Xenakis, in Normandy, France
Research Projects
Title Funded by Project Role*
Young Performers Repertoire which is part of Interfaces research program (With the support of the Creative Europe Program, “Interfaces” unites 9 diverse partners from 8 European countries with the main objective of engaging new audiences of all ages and potential audience segments that, for a variety of demographic or cultural reasons, have not yet been exposed to the music of our time.) Co-ordinator of Action 51
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title
2018 Spontaneous Combustion Commission Prize
Other Achievements