Prof. Dr. Georgios Konstantinou

Greek Byzantine Choir (Athens, Greece)

Georgios Konstantinou  was born in 1961 in Galata Mesolonghi, Greece. He received his PhD from the Ionian University, Greece (Musical Studies Department) and graduated the ”Marasleion” Academy of Athens and the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He participated in numerous musicology and pedagogy symposiums and masterclasses in Europe. He published five pedagogical volumes in the series ”The Theory and Practice of Church Music”. He edited the published versions of the work of the Three Teachers (at the publishing house of the Vatopaidi Monastery) as well as the work of Konstantinos Pringos (at the ”Apostoliki Diakonia” Publishing House). He sung in numerous churches in Athens.

Georgios Konstantinou taught Psaltic Music at the ”Live-Giving Spring of the Most Holy Theotokos” School and at the School of the Metropolitan Diocese of Fthiotidos, as well as at the National Conservatory of Athens. Since 1981, he has been a member of the Greek Byzantine Choir and he is involved in the study of the oral and written tradition of the Church music, as well as in the valuing of the research results in teaching. He is the initiator of the Training and Further Training in the Church Music Program which was established in 2003, awarding grants which are supported by the ”Saint Maximus the Greek” Institute.  

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