Hometown: New York, NY
Stylianos Dimou is a Greek composer born in Thessaloniki in 1988. He began music studies at the Municipal Conservatory of Thessaloniki, degrees in Music Harmony (May 2005), Counterpoint (May 2008) and diploma in accordion (June 2010). He has pursued advanced studies in composition with Prof. Christos Samaras at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Music Studies (Greece, 2011, MM in Composition) and he has been nominated as Fulbright Scholar continuing his Graduate Studies at the Eastman School of Music (USA, 2012, MA in composition). He is currently a doctoral candidate in Music Composition at Columbia University studying with Prof. Georg Friedrich Haas.
Dimou has collaborated with many ensembles such as the Ensemble InterContemporain (FR), Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France (FR), EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble, (UK), Jenaer Philharmonic Orchestra (DE), Brussels Philharmonic (BE), The ICP Ensemble (UK, FR), Ensemble Contrechamps (CH), Orkest de Ereprijs (NL), Talea ensemble (USA), Ensemble Nikel (IL), Namascae Lemanic Modern Ensemble (FR), dissonArt ensemble (GR), Greek ensemble of contemporary music (GR), Idee Fixe (GR), Orpheus Soloists (GR), ALEA III (USA), Alarm Will Sound ensemble (USA), Stenhammar Quartet (SE) and others.
His music has been premiered, presented and commissioned by festivals, institutions and International Competitions such as “Weimarer Frühjahrstage für zeitgenössische Musik 2012” (International Festival for New music), Mizzou New Music Summer Festival 2012, “Young Composers Meeting 2013” (YCM), TACTUS Young Composers’ Forum 2013, Royaumont Voix nouvelles session de composition 2013, June in Buffalo 2013, Tzlil Meudcan Festival 2013, Sounds New Contemporary Music Festival 2012 – International Composers Pyramid, 5th New Music Week 2012 in Shanghai, International Composition Competition “Musica Domani Prize” 2012, 2011 RED NOTE New Music Festival, ALEA III International Composition Competition 2011, OSSIA New Music Organization.
“Mizzou New Music Initiative News”
“Manor House Quarterly
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Featured Artists: Sarah C. Bancroft & Richard Diebenkorn, David Adey, Anna Schuleit & the Eastman Composers, Mark Wallace & Ricky Allman, and Destin Daniel Cretton.
Contributing Artists: Sophie Sills, Felicia Simion, Julia Bloch, Melissa Difatta, Michael Robins, Dennis Oppenheim, Kate Schapira, Debra Scacco, Sarah Lillenberg, Devon Hirth, Thomas Barrow, Nicholas Gulig, Julian Talamentez Brolaski, Sarah Trahan, Jason Thorpe Buchanan, Stylianos Dimou, and Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez.”
Manor House Quarterly
“The 5th New Music Week 2012, Shanghai”
5th New Music Week of Shanghai Conservatory of Music
“Festival Weimarer Frühjahrstage für zeitgenössische Musik, 2012.”
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“2012 Mizzou New Music Summer Festival”
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