My artistic practice unfolds between music composition and sound design for concert, theatre, dance, puppetry, film/video and crafting/designing projects. I am also working as an audio editor/engineer for various recording projects, audio renditions, podcast etc. As an educator (QTS), I have rich experience in teaching music (specialising in string instruments) and leading creative music / technology workshops for a wide range of educational institutions (from early years & KS1-4 schools, to further and higher education). I am also the founder and director of the Metapraxis Ensemble, a non-profit organisation striving to promote live performance of new and older music, while incorporating theatre, multimedia and other artforms.
- MUSIC & THEATRE: Sisyphus Distressing (concept, composition, fundraising, production)Sisyphus Distressing is an experimental music & theatre show, built around the myth of Sisyphus, as it was seen through the eyes of Albert Camus. It compares the absurdity of man's life with the situation of Sisyphus, a figure of Greek mythology who was condemned to repeat forever the same meaningless task of pushing a boulder up a mountain, only to see it roll down again. A typical fairy tale, it explores endless repetition and meaninglessness, struggle and failure, as well as (some sort of con
- SHADOW PUPPETRY: Music Impossible (concept, composition, co-directing, production)A shadow puppetry show for all the family where instruments of the orchestra become part of the shadow puppetry world. Devised and composed by Gregory Emfietzis, based on Myrto Loulaki's classic fairy tale and performed by the Metapraxis Ensemble. Supported by the Arts Council & LSO Soundhub. More information: emfietzis.com/musicimpossible Collaborators Director: Charlotte Ive Puppet Maker/Puppeteer: Jo Lakin Scenographer: Ingrid Hu
- DANCE: L'antigonie (sound design)A piece of choreography inspired by Jean Cocteau's version of the myth of Antigone and that transcends the heroin's deed and her family to explore their physicality beyond what each of them socially represent. Directed and choreographed by Aline Derderian & CONSENSUS, on original music by Gregory Emfietzis & the METAPRAXIS ENSEMBLE (supported by the Arts Council England). Premmiere at TripSpace Projects, London (2015) ARTISTIC DIRECTION & CHOREOGRAPHY by Aline DERDERIAN & CONSENSUS CONSENSUS
- Editing Sound
- Recording Sound
- Sound Artist
- Sound Design
- Music Composition
- Film Music
- Music Teaching
- Music Technology
- Audio Editing
PhD in CompositionBrunel University London
- London, United Kingdom
Specialising in integrating music, theatre, dance and multimedia, and pursuing collaborations with artists from other fields.
MA in Contemporary Music & CompositionUniversity of Huddersfield
- Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Specialising in music composition for acoustic instruments, and researching contemporary music creators and artists.
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