Michalis Andronikou, Composer – Musicologist
My approach to classical music:
Michalis Andronikou (1977– ) holds a PhD in composition from the University of Calgary. He received his bachelor in musicology from the Department of Music Studies, University of Athens, Greece. He has a Diploma in Classical Guitar, Clarinet and Music Theory from the Trinity College and the Royal Academy of Music, and a Diploma in Byzantine Music from the Argyroupolis Municipal Conservatory. Michalis gained degrees in Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue, and Music Composition (with Theodore Antoniou) from the Hellenic Conservatory.
Moreover, he has studied Greek folk instruments such as lute, tampoura and bouzouki.
Michalis has composed music for theatre plays, for small and large ensembles, for art exhibits, songs, etc. Five CDs with his works have been released in Greece since 2003. His Latin Suite for two guitars (2005) is published by the Bulgarian company, Balkanota. He is a member of the Greek Composers Union.