Andreas Levisianos is a composer, conductor, pianist and educator from Samos

Island, Greece. Having a background in classical music and focusing in

contemporary practices he is interested in the interrelation of analysis,

synthesis and performance through a conceptual and systemic approach. He has

written music for various combinations of instruments, acoustic and

electronic and collaborated with choreographers, directors and visual

artists in a variety of multimedia projects.


He has performed music from different periods of the western music history

and from various styles, including orchestral, chamber, solo and

electroacoustic works as a conductor and pianist. He serves as the main

conductor for the annual Open Days festival in Athens, Greece working with

ensembles formed from the principles of the Radio Symphony Orchestra, the

National Symphony Orchestra and the National Opera of Greece as well as with

renowned guest artists. He has also served as the conductor for Jacaranda

Concert Series in Los Angeles, the Hear Now Festival in Los Angeles, as the

assistant conductor for the Pulitzer Prize finalist opera Invisible

Cities,he curated, directed and conducted the Jani

Christou Portrait Concert at REDCAT, Los Angeles and has collaborated with

internationally acclaimed performers such as Vicki Ray, Mark Menzies, Lucy

Shelton, Camilla Hoitenga, Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick, the Jacaranda Chamber

Orchestra and The Brightwork Ensemble among others.


He holds a DMA (Doctorate of Musical Arts) in Performance - Composition from

the California Institute of the Arts, a Double Master’s degree in

Composition and Conducting from the University of Oklahoma, a Bachelor’s

degree in Musicology from the University of Athens, Greece and a Piano

Diploma from the National Conservatory of Greece. Among his professors were

David Rosenboom, Michael Pisaro, Anargyros Deniosos in composition, analysis

and musicology, Konstantinos Karathanasis and Marvin Lamb in composition,

Jonathan Shames and Raphael Pylarinos in conducting, Leonidas Kanaris in

music theory, Vicki Ray, Elena Mouzalas and Eleftheria Zouridou in piano

performance.





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