Updated: 22-08-2012 14:32 | Artists
Anastasia GEORGAKI was born in Lefkada.
Professor, Laboratory of Music Acoustics and Technology, Music Department, University of Athens. She studied Physics (University of Athens, 1986) and Music (accordion, piano, harmony, counterpoint/Hellenic Conservatory of Athens, 1981-1990). She continued her studies at IRCAM (Paris, 1990-1995) in computer music and music technology (DEA and PhD in Music and Musicology of the XXth century, IRCAM/EHESS).
During the period 1995-2002 she has been teaching as a lecturer in Music Acoustics and music technology at the Music Department of the Ionian University at Corfu. Since 2002, she is lecturer and currently Assistant Professor in Music Technology at the Music Department of the University of Athens.
Since 2008 she teaches at three different Master programs at the University of Athens and the School of the Fine Arts (music and new media, sound ways off knowledge, digital visual music).
She is also supervisor of PhD candidates on the area of vocal analysis and new media.
She has participated in many international computer music and musicological conferences and has published a number of articles concerning the synthesis of the singing voice, the interactive music systems, the Greek electroacoustic music (Xenakis, Adamis, Logothetis), physical modelling of instruments, music technology in education.
She has chaired as a member of the organizing committee five symposia as: music and computers (Ionian University, 1998), First Greek Symposium on Music Informatics (Ionian University, 2000), International Symposium Iannis Xenakis (University of Athens, 2005), SMC07 (Lefkada, 2007) and Pythagorean views on music and mathematics (Pythagorion, 2009).
She has collaborated also with the Greek research institute ILSP in music information retrieval European projects (Wedelmusic), with IEMA, with the Voice lab of the Computer science department, with the Onassis foundation cultural center, with IRCAM, etc.
Her research projects focus on the analysis and acoustics/psychoacoustics of the Greek singing voice, controlling synthetic voices through a MIDI-accordion, as also the development of tools for the application of new technologies in music creation and technology in education.
Member of numerous committees in Greece and abroad. She is a professional accordion player (www.novitango.gr) and active musician.