ILIAS CHRISSOCHOIDIS

 

 

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Education

Research Appointments

Writings

Compositions

Teaching Experience

Work Experience

Piano Performances

Bios

Bibliographical Citations

Scholarly Acknowledgements

References

Memberships

 

 

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EDUCATION

 

2004                Ph.D. in Musicology, Stanford University, USA.

Dissertation: “Early Reception of Handel’s Oratorios, 1732–1784: Narrative – Studies – Documents,” 3 vols., xiii + 1626 pp.

Dissertation committee: Professor Karol Berger (adviser), Professor Stephen Hinton (reader), Professor Thomas S. Grey (reader).

1996                M.Phil. (by research) in Musicology, University of Liverpool, UK.

Thesis: “The Concept of Music in the Shakespearean Corpus: An Exploration of Neoplatonic Ideas of Music in Shakespeare.”

1995–1996      M.Phil./Ph.D. status, Musicology, King’s College, University of London, UK.

Project: “The Impact of Aristotle’s Poetics on the Efforts Towards the Creation of Opera.”

Adviser: Professor Reinhard Strohm / Michael Fend.

1995                M.Mus. in Historical Musicology, King’s College, University of London, UK.

Thesis: “Striggio-Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo: An Exploration of its Neoplatonic Layers.”

Adviser: Professor Curtis Price.

1992                Ptychio (equivalent to MA) summa cum laude and highest GPA in my class, Musicology and Music Education,

Department of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Thesis: “The Life and Works of Nicholas Astrinidis.”

1989–1990      private instruction in Conducting with Karolos Trikolidis (student of Hans Swarovski and Herbert von Karajan), New Conservatory of Thessaloniki, Greece.

1992                Diploma in Theory of Music (cluster of teaching degrees) cum laude,

Macedonian Conservatory of Thessaloniki, Greece.

1992                        Fugue (Diploma: Excellent Unanimously with Distinction)

1990                        Hodiki (Degree: Excellent)

1990                        Counterpoint (Degree: Excellent Unanimously)

1988                        Harmony (Degree: Excellent)

1990                Diploma in Piano Performance (professional degree) cum laude and First Prize,

Macedonian Conservatory of Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

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RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS AND ACADEMIC DISTINCTIONS

 

2011–2012      Research grant, Greek America Foundation

Visiting Fellowship, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA

Visiting Scholar, Department of Music, Stanford University (July–September)

2010–2011      ACLS Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies

                        Kluge Fellowship, The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress

                        Visiting Fellowship, Houghton Library, Harvard University

                        McGill-ASECS Fellowship, The Burney Centre, McGill University

                        Honorary Research Associate, Department of Economics, University College London

                        Visiting Scholar, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University [declined]

2010, Jan.        Research grant, “Music & Letters” Trust

2009–2010      Research Associate, ESRC Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution (ELSE),

Department of Economics, University College London

                        Early Career Research Associate, Institute of Musical Research,

School of Advanced Study, University of London

2007–2008      Mayers Fellowship, The Huntington

2006–2007      John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre, Houghton Library, Harvard University

                        Mary and Eric Weinmann Fellowship, Folger Shakespeare Library

2005–2006      Kanner Fellowship in British Studies, Center for Seventeenth- & Eighteenth-Century Studies, UCLA

                        ASECS/Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin

                        Gwin J. and Ruth Kolb Research Fellowship, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

2005                Honorary Citation, Academy of Athens

2004–2005      Fletcher Jones Foundation Fellowship, The Huntington

2004                J. Merrill Knapp Research Fellowship, American Handel Society

2003–2004      Aubrey Williams Research Travel Fund Award, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

2003                Travel Fellowship, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

                        Graduate Research Opportunity Award, Stanford University

                        Ingolf Dahl Award Competition Finalist, AMS Pacific Southwest and Northern California chapters

                        Newcombe Dissertation Fellowship Finalist, The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

2002–2003      Research Fellowship, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA

                        Visiting Fellowship, The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University

2001–2002      Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellowship, Stanford Humanities Center

2000–2002      Doctoral Fellowship, Panayotis and Effie Michelis Foundation

1996–2000      Doctoral Fellowship, Stanford University

1995–1996      Postgraduate Fellowship, Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation

                        Vozou Fellowship, Academy of Athens

1994–1995      Velliou-Varonou Scholarship, Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs

1992–1993      Postgraduate Scholarship, Macedonian Conservatory of Thessaloniki

1991 (Fall)       research grant, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

1990                Honorary Diploma and Scholarship, Rotary Club of Thessaloniki

1987–1991      Undergraduate Fellowships, Greek State Scholarships Foundation

1986                Honorary Diploma, Municipality of Neapolis, Thessaloniki

1985–1992      Fellowship, School of Advanced Music Theory, Macedonian Conservatory of Thessaloniki

 

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Continuing Studies Program, Stanford University (Lecturer):

2014    Summer            A Practical Introduction to Music Theory and Harmony

2014    Spring              An Introduction to Opera

2013    Summer            Practical Music Theory

2013    Spring              An Introduction to Opera

2012    Summer            What Makes Classical Music Tick: The Elements of Sound

2012    Winter              An Introduction to Opera

2011    Fall                   Practical Music Theory

2009    Fall                   Handel and His Times [cancelled]

2009    Summer            Music’s Anatomy: Classical Music from the Inside

2008    Summer            Practical Music Theory

2008    Spring              Mozart and the Enlightenment

2007    Summer            Practical Music Theory

2006    Fall                   Beethoven’s Nine Symphonies

2006    Summer            Practical Music Theory

2006    Spring              A Practical Introduction to Harmony

2005    Fall                   Handel’s London

2005    Summer            A Practical Introduction to Music Theory

2005    Spring              Handel and Georgian England [cancelled]

 

Teaching evaluations

 

Department of Music, Stanford University (Teaching Fellow):

2004    Winter              Elements of Music II

2003    Fall                   Elements of Music I

2003    Spring              Elements of Music III

2002    Fall                   Introduction to Music Theory

1999    Fall                   Mozart’s Instrumental Music

1999    Winter              Music History until 1750

1998    Fall                   The Music of J.S. Bach and G.F. Handel

1998    Spring              Talking about Music

1998    Winter              Introduction to Music

1997    Fall                   Introduction to Music Theory

 

Macedonian Conservatory of Thessaloniki, Greece (Lecturer):

1989–1991                  Music Theory I

1989–1991                  Piano I

 

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WRITINGS [Gr= in Greek]

 

Online resources

Monographs

Research articles

Invited presentations

Music essays

Other writings

Journalism

Reviews

Fiction-other

 

 

Online resources

 

 

 

Monographs

 

 

 

Research articles

 

·         A ghost reference to Lohengrin in Nietzsche’s Der Fall Wagner” [submitted].

·         An annotated wordbook of The Beggar’s Opera (1728),” jointly with Richard Virr, Notes & Queries 60/1 (March 2013), 111–113.

 

 

Invited Presentations

 

 

 

Music Essays

 

Epilogue (14 May 2009).

 

 

Other Writings

 

 

 

Journalism

 

(major themes:  defending the Humanities in a corporate academia

uniting personal spiritual freedom and social justice)

 

 

 

Reviews

 

 

 

Fiction-Other

 

 

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COMPOSITIONS

 

 

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“The Mask (Shake-Spear)” (audio), “Eros (Margueritte de Valois)” (audio), “Immolation (F.B.)” (audio)

“I. Enoch” (score; audio), “II. Kritikos” (score; audio), “III. Epitritos” (score; audio), “IV. Tsamikos” (score; audio), “V. Mystic Ben” (score)

 

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Creative Arrangements

 

 

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PIANO PERFORMANCES

 

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Samples (private recordings)

 

 

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“Kids!” (Bye Bye Birdie), workshop, Los Altos

“Kids!” (Bye Bye Birdie), workshop, Los Altos

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1996–2004

 

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