Katerina Stamatelos Resume

      KATERINA STAMATELOS was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. She studied piano performance with Helen Papazoglou (State Conservatory of Thessaloniki), Gelert Modos (Pireus Association), Dianko Iliew (Conservatory of Vienna), Lois Rova Ozanich (Kent State University), and Uriel Tsachor (The University of Iowa). Her composition teachers include: Michael Eckert, David Gompper, Lawrence Fritts, and Jeremy Dale Roberts (The University of Iowa). She further attended composition master classes with Theodore Antoniou, Robert Platz, and Beat Furrer.

She holds degrees from The University of Iowa (MA and PhD in composition), Kent State University (MM in piano performance), the Conservatory of Vienna (Piano Teaching Certificate), and the Pireus Association (Piano Soloist Diploma). She also holds a degree in Fashion Design (Dimitrelis School of Fashion, Thessaloniki).

Her awards include: a full tuition scholarship and assistantship for composition (The University of Iowa, 2005-2006), the Henry and Parker Pelzer Composition Award (The University of Iowa, 1999-2000), the Rita Benton Scholarship for piano performance (The University of Iowa, 1999-2000), the Iowa Performance Fellowship (The University of Iowa, 1996-1999), Scholarship of the Hellenic University Club of Northeastern Ohio (1986), Scholarship of the Blossom Festival School (Kent, Ohio, 1985), full tuition scholarship and assistantship (Kent Sate University, Kent, Ohio, 1985-1986), Scholarship of The Music Friends of the City of Vienna (Vienna, Austria, 1975-1976), Scholarship of the Pireus Association (Pireus, Greece, 1970-1971) and a Panhellenic Piano Competition Award (Pireus, 1970).

Her compositions have been performed at the Midwestern Composers' Symposiums of 2006, 1998, and 1997 at: The University of Iowa, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Oberlin College, in Athens, and Thessaloniki. As a pianist she has performed in Greece, Austria, Germany, the United States, and Canada. She has appeared as a soloist with all major orchestras of Greece and on National Radio and TV.

She is an elected member of the Pi Kappa Lambda Society, ASCAP (American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers), and GCU (Greek Composers Union).

Updated:  April 28, 2010

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