Michalis Andronikou is a composer and musicologist currently residing in Calgary, AB. He holds a PhD in composition from the University of Calgary. He received his Bachelor's and Integrated Master's degrees in musicology from the Department of Music Studies, University of Athens, Greece. He has a Diploma in Classical Guitar, Clarinet and Music Theory from the Trinity College and the Royal Academy of Music, and a Diploma in Byzantine Music from the Argyroupolis Municipal Conservatory. Michalis gained credentials in Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue, and Music Composition (with Theodore Antoniou) from the Hellenic Conservatory. Moreover, he has studied Greek folk instruments such as lute, tampoura and bouzouki.
Michalis has composed music for small and large ensembles, theatre plays, art exhibits, movies, songs. Seven CDs with his works have been released, since 2003, and his scores are published by the Canadian Palliser Music Publishing, the Bulgarian Balkanota, and the Italian Da Vinci Edition.
Michalis is an associate composer of the Canadian Music Centre, a member of the Canadian League of Composers, a member of the Greek Composers Union and a member of the Center of Cypriot Composers.
DISCOGRAPHY & PUBLICATIONS
You can listen to samples of my music, here:
VIDEOS OF LIVE PERFORMANCES
'IS THIS MOZART?' BY MICHALIS ANDRONIKOU, PERFORMED BY THE DISSONART ENSEMBLE
'RAIN' BY MICHALIS ANDRONIKOU, PERFORMED BY THE OBERON GUITAR TRIO
"DANCING WITH THE SAX" BY MICHALIS ANDRONIKOU, PERFORMED BY THE GREEK SAXOPHONE QUARTET "KERKEZOS"
'BYZANTIUM' BY MICHALIS ANDRONIKOU, PERFORMED BY THE REZONENS VOCAL ENSEMBLE UNDER MICHAEL SERKOV, AT THE ESTHONIAN CHURCH "JAANI KIRIK," IN ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
"NOCTURNE FOR MICHALIS" BY MICHALIS ANDRONIKOU, PERFORMED BY MICHALIS KONTAXAKIS
'JAZZ SUITE' BY MICHALIS ANDRONIKOU, PERFORMED BY LINDA KUNDERT-STOLL AND SANDRA JOY FRIESEN
'DANCE OF THE EARTH' BY MICHALIS ANDRONIKOU, PERFORMED BY THE ACORDES GUITAR ENSEMBLE
'DUM SPIRO SPERO' BY MICHALIS ANDRONIKOU, PERFORMED BY THE NEUE VOCALSOLISTEN STUTTGART
'...SAVETHECHILDREN.NET' BY ΜICHALIS ANDRONIKOU, PERFORMED BY YORGOS BECHLIVANOGLOU
'WE SAY FAREWELL'
I am currently accepting commissions for any art music project. Please connect with me via social media or send me a note by filling in your information below. I would be happy to answer your questions.