Epa Fassianos is a Greek composer of electroacoustic music. He was born in Athens in 1982. He has attended both the University of York (MA in Music Technology) under the supervision of Professor Andy Hunt and the University of Sussex (MA in Composition for Media and Film and MPhil in Musical Composition) under the supervision of Professor Ed Hughes. His BA in Greece was in Informatics and Computer Technology. He has also obtained his Piano Diploma in 2003 with Professor Dimitris Toufexis. In parallel, he has obtained the Diplomas in Harmony, Counterpoint and Fugue respectively. He holds a PhD degree in Acousmatic Music Composition. He obtained his PhD from the University of Manchester (NOVARS Research Centre), under the supervision of Professor David Berezan. His area of interest was: Creating works of Acousmatic Music based on aspects of Greek Culture (Religion, Traditional Greek Instruments, Mythology).
Between 2014 and 2018, his works have been performed in eight Mantis Festivals of Electroacoustic Music, organised every six months by the NOVARS Research Centre of the University of Manchester (Manchester, UK).
In addition, his works have been performed in the following festivals: MA/IN Matera Intermedia Festival 2017 (Matera, Italy), MISE-EN_PLACE Electroacoustic Music Festival 2018 in Bushwick Studios (Brooklyn, New York City, USA), Ecos Urbanos Electroacoustic Music Festival 2018 (Mexico City, Mexico), WOCMAT 2018 Conference: Electroacoustic Music Concert (Hsinchu City, Taiwan), Dialogues Festival 2019 (Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom), Diffrazioni Firenze Multimedia Festival 2019 (Firenze, Italy) and EASTN-DC 2018: European Art-Science-Technology Network for Digital Creativity (Manchester, UK).
Epa Fassianos’s work Chromatocosmos has been awarded the First Prize in Category A in Musica Nova 2018 Competition of Electroacoustic Music in Prague, Czech Republic, as well as the Third Prize in Musicworks 2018 Electroacoustic Music Competition in Toronto, Canada.
In 2019, Epa Fassianos’s work ElectroSantouri was accepted in ICMC (International Computer Music Conference 2019) — NYCEMF (New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2019), New York City (USA). Moreover, the same work received an Honorary Mention in Ars Electronica Forum Wallis Swiss Contemporary Music Festival 2019.
[Epameinondas P Fassianos]
Athens (Greece), 1982
Residence: Manchester (England, UK)