Music Composition Concert, class Christos Samaras. Maria Gouvali – Denial (2011), (Vafopouleio Intellectual Centre, 2011)

This concert took place on Sunday 29th of May in 2011 at Vafopouleio Intellectual Centre at 9 p.m.
Music Composition’s specialization students presented their works. The students were: S. Avramidou, M. Gouvali, S. Dimou, G. Karamitros, V. Kourti-Papamoustou, A. Roilides.

About the composer:

Maria Gouvali was born in Lamia in 1990.
In 2008 she admitted into School of Music Studies, Faculty of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
She received a Diploma in “Saxophone” from professor Thano Fiseki at Municipal Conservatory of Lamia.
She studies Advanced Music Theory with professor Vasili Kitso.

Since 2009, she is a member of the European Center for Saxophone Study selected by the president of the International Saxophone Committee of the World Saxophone Congress, Jean-Marie Londeix, with whom she has also attended master classes.
She has participated in seminars with Th. Kerkezo, Th. Zerva, J. Gouranis, N. Kypourgo.

She has appeared as a soloist in recitals and chamber music concerts. She, also, has been awarded three times in National Saxophone Competitions, which were organized by Unesco. She won the third prize in the first International Saxophone Competition that was held in Greece.

Her piece Denial (2011) for clarinet, violin and piano is performed by Dimitris Leontsakos (clarinet), Omiros Yavroumis (violin), Erato Alakiozidou (piano).

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