Spiros Mazis

Composer

is an expert of Greek contemporary music.   

  

   Spiros Mazis was born in Corfu, Greece. He obtained his diploma in composition with Yiannis Ioannidis with Distinction and First Prize. In addition, he attended composition seminars with Theodore Antoniou in Greece, Marco Stroppa and Tristan Murail in Hungary, where he also attended Computer and Electronic Music seminars with David Waxman and Andrea Szigetvari.

   Many of his works have been distinguished in composition contests, such as “Barrier - for 15 musicians” in the competition of the “House of Fine Arts and Letters”, Athens, “With the stream of the Nile - for piano” at the International Concours de Composition Prix Voya Toncitch, Paris, and “Pindar’s Hymns - for lyric soprano, mixed choir and orchestra” selected for performance in a Greek “Musical Olympics” competition.

   Works for orchestra have been performed in Greece and abroad by orchestras as Greek Orchestra of Colours, Serbian String Orchestra Beogradska, Italian Youth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of Southern Tyrol, American String Orchestra of Charleston, Louisiana Sinfonietta, German Student Symphony Orchestra of Marburg, Swiss String Orchestra Santa Maria of Luzern, German Youth Woodwinds Orchestra of Lagenargen, German Youth Symphony Orchestra of Neckarsulm.

   Spiros Mazis is the Founder and Director of the “Classical and Contemporary Music” Conservatory, Athens, which he inaugurated in 1995. He is a member of the Union of Greek Composers and the founder and president of the Greek Composers Artistic Forum (G. C. A. F.).

   

 

Works

In the following you will find

Spiros Mazis' last works.

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4GREEK CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

Mazis, composer

Opus

Title

Year

51.

VISIONS OF TIME

for violoncello and piano

2000

52.

RATIOS

for piano solo

2000

53.

ITHIMVOS

for violoncello solo

2000

54.

POP COCKTAIL

for string quartet

2001

55.

A JOURNEY AND A DREAM

for chamber orchestra

2001

56.

SONGS

for piano and mezzo-soprano

2001

57.

FOUR SONGS

for mezzo.soprano and guitar

poems by Kavafi, Xakuin, Musu

2002

58.

STILLNESS

concerto for saxophone and string orchestra

2002

59.

POP SONATA

for saxophone and piano

2003

60.

KOAN

microtonal music, electroacoustic tape

2003

61.

PINDAR’S HYMNS

for lyric soprano, mixed choir and orchestra

2003

62.

ANAMNESES

for violin and guitar

2003

63.

EMOTIONS

for flute, clarinet Bb, piano, violin, violoncello

2003

64.

TRIO

for violin, saxophone and piano

2004

65.

YOUR SAD AND FUNNY FACE I

for violoncello and piano

2004  

66.

YOUR SAD AND FUNNY FACE II

for  saxophone quartet

2004 ¯  mp3 (24 s, 290 KB, live)

67.

ALL BUT NOTHING

for mezzo soprano, alto and piano

Japanese poetry

2004

68.

CONCERTE No. 3

for piano, string orchestra and percussion

2004

69.

EROTA SI

for choir  and piano

2004

70.

FOLLOWING THE STREAM

for eight instruments (oboe, clarinet Bb, horn, trumpet,  percussion one player, piano, violin, violoncello)

2004

71.

LANDSCAPES

for large orchestra

2005

MUSIC SHORTCUTS

Spiros Mazis

"Your Sad and Funny Face II"

Saxophone Quartet op. 66

(David Wright, Mike Sakash, Jon Brink, Curtis Johnson, Washington / Pennsylvania / US, 02/2005)

¯ mp3 (24 s, 290 KB)

"Invisible Arrows"

Voya Toncitch, piano computer

¯ mp3 (50 s, 603 KB)