Manolis Ekmektsoglou (Komposition)

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Manolis Ekmektsoglou studied composition in the Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki, Greece with Dimitri Papageorgiou. He is a PhD candidate in composition in the University of York. He currently resides in Hannover.

His pieces have been performed in Greece (DissonArt ensemble, New Hellenic Quartet), Italy (Soundiff project), Hong Kong (AMGA ensemble), Spain (ensemble Regards Mixtur festival 2016), Austria (NAMES ensemble, Synaesthesis ensemble), Iran (International Electronic Music Festival, Reza Korourian Awards 2017) and the UK (Andersson – Gallois – De Saram trio, Diotima Quartet, Psappha ensemble).

Significant moments of his musical life comprise selection from the Crossroads festival in Salzburg; selection from the Psappha ensemble to participate in the “Composing for clarinet” scheme call for 2015-2016; selection to participate in both workshops of the MIXTUR festival 2016 and also proposal to compose a piece for ensemble Regards; a hosting of his profile by the New York Composers Circle website after Eric Guinivan.

Manolis participates in the “Labor Beethoven 2017-2020” project, funded and organised by the Berlin Academy of the Arts.