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Name and Surname: Spiridon Kalozakis

 

Facsimile number: 6944739683

 

Email Address: spiros_kalozakis[at]yahoo.co[dot]uk

 

Date of Birth: 02/06/1977

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

 

1) UNIVERSITY of ATHENS, SCHOOL of PHILOSOPHY, DEPARTMENT of MUSIC STUDIES

 

PhD Candidate

 

PhD Title: Comparative  Study of the Acoustical Characteristics and Vocal Timber Nuances of the Cretan Rizitika Singing Idiom

 

Abstract: Folk singing style at the island of Crete is represented by Rizitiko singing. Although Rizitiko is spread all over the island there is differentiation between different regions of Crete, due to ariculation of speech and the pronunciation of idiomatic diphone that each Cretan region adopts .

 

The main objective of this research and comparative study is to result as a guide, “mapping” all the Acoustical Characteristics such as position of Formant frequencies during singing and formant tuning, vibrato rate and extend, voice loudness registro and pitch, the playfulness among different vowels that differentiate the singing style of the Cretan Rizitiko between four (4) regions of Crete.

 

 

2) Bath Spa University, School of Arts, Department of Music, Creative Music Technology, Bath, England

 

Master of Arts in Creative Music Technology. The Cognitive Subject was the analogue and digital audio processing (Audio Mastering). Year of Graduation 1/12/2006

 

 

3) University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Arts and Cultures, England

 

Post Graduate Diploma in Music Technology. The Cognitive Subject was the audio and music Album production. Year of Graduation 8/7/2003

 

 

4) Staffordshire University, School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Department of Music Technology, England

 

Bachelor in Science in Music Technology. The Cognitive Subject was sound recording and  acoustics. Year of Graduation 27/06/2000.

 

 

 

TEACHING and WORKING EXRERIENCE

 

 

1) HIGHER TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTE of CRETE. Department of Music Technology

 

   Lecturer (Scientific Collaborator). Lecturer of Sound Recording, Supervisor of Final Year Projects , Studio Recording and Mixing management. ( 27/09/2004 until present).

 

2) Center of Children’s Creativity, Municipality of Rethymnon

 

    Music Teacher. (4/12/2013 until present).

 

3) PRIMARY EDUCATION

 

    Music Teacher. (years 2008-09 and 2009-10)

 

4) ASTRA Radio and Television

 

   Sound Engineer for Television and Radio. (from 20/04 2002 untill 20/02/2003)

 

5) K.A.E. A.GO.R

 

    Sound Engineer and Public Address (P.A). (2007)