Dimitris Maronidis

Special Teaching Staff
Phone +30 6976 306063 (mobile)
Phone +30 2310 991825 (AUTh)
E-mail maronid@mus.auth.gr
Website http://www.maronidis.net/
Website https://smart.mus.auth.gr/
Contact hours
Fridays 12:00-15:00 (by email appointment)
Discipline
Composition | Electronic Music | Music Theory
Academic degrees
  • PH.D in Music Composition, University of York, U.K.
  • BA in Musicology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Composition, State Conservatory of Thessaloniki
  • Polyphony, State Conservatory of Thessaloniki
  • Counterpoint, State Conservatory of Thessaloniki
Research Interests
  • Composition
  • Installation Art
  • Computer Music
  • Algorithmic Composition
  • Live Electronics
  • Digital Signal Processing
Undergraduate course titles
  • Computer Music Programming I | SuperCollider
  • Computer Music Programming II | SuperCollider
  • Interactive Music Systems
  • Introduction to Electronic Music
  • Modal Counterpoint | Renaissance Polyphony
  • Tonal Counterpoint | Baroque Polyphony

Dimitris Maronidis (born 1980) is a Greek composer of acoustic, electroacoustic, mixed media, and interactive music. In his works, he aims to synthesize these fields, and extensively explores algorithmic precesses for organizing his musical material. He is the founder and director of Iannis Xenakis International Electronic Music Competition and smART and also a leading member of Contemporary Music Lab A.U.Th. He is a tenure teaching fellow at the Music Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki where he teaches the courses of Music Theory and Computer Music.

His works, installations, and performances have been presented around the world by many ensembles and orchestras (Lorraine Symphony Orchestra (FR), State Orchestra of Thessaloniki (GR), State Orchestra of Athens (GR), Nieuw Ensemble (NL), dissonArt ensemble (GR), Piandemonium (Gr), ContraTempo Chamber Orchestra (GR), Diotima String Quartet (FR), Chimera Ensemble (UK), devotioModerna (RO), Construction Ensemble (SRB), Trio Orbit (GR), Ums ’n Jip (CH), ART-i-Shock (LV), Altera Veritas (LV), Arena Festival (LV), etc.). His electronic works are also regularly performed in many venues across the world (MusLab (Mex), MusicaViva SoundWalk (POR), Open Festiva Venice Biennale (IT), Ars Electronica Forum Wallis (CH), Monaco Electroacoustic Days (MON), Espacio Sonoro (MEX), Forum Neue Musik (DE), MOMus (GR) e.t.c.

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