Press Release

Volos Academy for Theological Studies

Department of Psaltic Art and Musicology

3rd International Musicological and Psaltic Conference

«…ἐν ἐπιγνώσει ὑμνοῦντας Σε…»

(= chanting consciously in praise to Thee)

Prerequisites and Skills for Sacred Chanting

in Orthodox Worship

Wednesday, May 30 (evening) – Saturday, June 2 (afteroon), 2018

Thessaly Conference Center – Melissiatika, Volos, Greece

Press release

After the successful realization of the first two International Musicological Conferences (2014 and 2016), the Department of Psaltic Art and Musicology of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies plans its 3rd International Musicological and Psaltic Conference in Volos, between May 30th and June 2nd , 2018, entitled

«…ἐν ἐπιγνώσει ὑμνοῦντας Σε…»

(= chanting consciously in praise to Thee)

Prerequisites and Skills for Sacred Chanting in Orthodox Worship

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Extension of deadlines for 3rd International Musicological and Psaltic Conference on Psaltic Art

3rd International Musicological and Psaltic Conference on Psaltic Art

of the Department of Psaltic Art and Musicology of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies

 

«…ἐν ἐπιγνώσει ὑμνοῦντας Σε…»

(=chanting consciously in praise to Thee)

Prerequisites and Skills for Sacred Chanting in Orthodox Worship

Wednesday, May 30 (evening) – Saturday, June 2 (afteroon), 2018

Thessaly Conference Center – Melissiatika, Volos, Greece

 

EXTENSION OF CONFERENCE DEADLINES

The Organizing Committee of the Conference announces that the deadline for submission of proposals for the 3rd International Musicological and Psaltic Conference on Psaltic Art of the Department of Psaltic Art and Musicology of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies was extended. A new deadline will expire on Friday, February 23, 2018, while The Scientific Committee of the Congress is going to announce the
adoption of the proposals no later than Friday, March 2, 2018.
The Organizing Committee of the Conference

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2018.05.30, 3rd International Musicological and Psaltic Conference on Psaltic Art

 

 

3rd International Musicological and Psaltic Conference on Psaltic Art

of the Department of Psaltic Art and Musicology of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies

«…ἐν ἐπιγνώσει ὑμνοῦντας Σε…»

(=chanting consciously in praise to Thee)

Prerequisites and Skills for Sacred Chanting in Orthodox Worship

Wednesday, May 30 (evening) – Saturday, June 2 (afteroon), 2018

Thessaly Conference Center – Melissiatika, Volos, Greece

 

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

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Technical Department

 

Technical Department

Panagiotis Georgakopoulos
Computer Science Bachelor Degree at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Informatics and Telecomunications Athens, Greece
Computer Science Master Degree of Digital Systems Security at theUniversity of Piraeus, Department of Digital Systems, Piraeus, Greece

Alex Iatridis
Mechanical Engineering Diploma & PhD at University of Thessaly, Volos, Grece
Computer Science Master Degree at the University of Manchester, UK

2017.11.24, Skopje, “Chanting at Orthodox Churches”

Accoplishment of the Symposium

The 19th Symposium on Balkan Folklore, organized by the Scientific Institute of Folklore “Marko Cepenkov” of the St. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, fYROM, took place in Skopje, on Nov. 24th and 25th, 2017. The Symposium had the title “Tradition and Contemporary Topics in the Balkans”. The Department of Psaltic Art and Musicology of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies was represented by its scientific collaborator, Costis Drygianakis, who spoke on the topic “Chanting in Orthodox churches: Orality and musical literacy, findings and reconstructions; an ethnographic approach” questioning the absence of ethnographic research in the field of church chanting, and on the ways followed by the related musicological research. The abstract of the presentation is as follows. Continue reading “2017.11.24, Skopje, “Chanting at Orthodox Churches””

Organizing Committee 1st IIMC


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE


“Psaltiki (Psaltik Art) as an Autonomous Science: Scientific Brances – Related Scientific Fields – Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Interaction.”

 

(Chairman) Konstantinos  Charil. Karagounis, Theologist, Doctor of Byzantine Musicology, assistant Professor of “Byzantine Ecclesiastical Music”,  of the Supreme Ecclesiastical Academy of Athens, Head of the department of Psaltic Art and Musicology of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies

Costis Drygianakis, PhysicistComposer, Writer and Researcher, Post Graduate Student of History, Archaeology and Anthropology Department of the University of Thessaly.

Fr. Gregory Edwards, Cleric of the Metropolis Demetrias and Almyros – Theologist – Doctor of Theology in the subject of the External Mission – Visiting Assistant Professor (Sessional Assistant Professor of Missiology) at the Orthodox Saint Vladimir’s Seminary (New York).

Vasiliki Gousi, Musicologist – Graduate Pianist – Graduate of Byzantine Music Studies – Post-Graduate of Byzantine Musicology of the Pastoral and Social Theology Department of Aristotle University of  Thessaloniki – pre-Graduate Doctor of Byzantine Musicology of the Music Studies Department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Eustathios Grammenos, Theologist, Chairman of Volos Chanters’ Association, “Ioannis the Koukouzelis”, second chanter (Lambadarios) at St Nicolas Cathedral of Volos, Professor and choir master of Byzantine Music, as an Institutional Member, after the inspired suggestion  of His Reverence of Demetrias, Ignatios.

Pantelis Kalaitzidis, Doctor of Theology, Head of the department of Psaltic Art and Musicology of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies, Professor of Greek open University Studies.

Cristos Kotopoulos, Musicologist, Graduate of Byzantine Music Studies, pre – graduate Doctor of Byzantine Musicology in the department of Music Science and Art of Macedonia University, Educator, Teacher of Music at Volos Music School, Precentor.

Zoi Naoum – Manini, Musician – Graduate of Byzantine Music Studies – Graduate Guitar-Player.

Xanthoula Papapanagiotou, Musicologist, Doctor of Music Teachers’ Training of London University, Educator, Teacher of Music at Volos Music School, School music Advisor for primary and secondary education of Thessaly.

Konstantinos Saitis, Theologist, Post Graduate of Byzantine Musicology and Chanting Art of Pastoral and Social Theology Department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – pre–Graduate Doctor of Byzantine Musicology of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – Second chanter (Lambadarios) of St Achillios Cathedral of Larissa, Teacher of Byzantine and Traditional Music.

Kerasia Siara, Musicologist – Graduate of the Department of Music Science and Art of the University of Macedonia – Teacher of piano and theory of European Music – Teacher of Music at the Music School of Volos.

 


SECRETARIAT


 

 

Valila Giannoutaki, Secretary of Volos Academy for Theological Studies.

Charilaos C. Karagounis, Student of Department of Popular and Traditional Music of High Technological Educational Institute of Epirus (School of Arts) – Graduate of Byzantine Music Studies.

Panagiotis C. Karagounis, Student of Department of Popular and Traditional Music of High Technological Educational Institute of Epirus (School of Arts) – Graduate of Byzantine Music Studies.