Steel Stylianou Born London England Freelance composer Based in Berlin
Early classical piano studies (RSM certs). Various Art-Rock formations, playing own compositions, elec. guitar & bass gtr. Concerts in London & various UK circuit venues.
Electronic music: Synthesizers/Tape. Tour of W. Germany; "MENSCH" (electropunknoise) live electronics, vocals Bass guitar & backing tape. Various concerts in Berlin, KOB, TU Mensa.. etc… with variations on line-up, incl. dance and performance. Featured at the Berlin Atonal Festival 1986.
Composition study, with P. H. Dittrich and at the Hochschule für Musik Hans Eisler Berlin, Theory with Prof. G. Tittel. Electronic and electroacoustic music with A.Bartetsky. Paticipation at various Masterclasses for Composition, lessons/consultations with Klaus Huber, Edisson Dennisov, Vinko Globokar & Friedrich Schenker. Supercollider sound synthesis and analysis seminars (2-semester 2008/9) at the TU Berlin….
Work presented at various workshop concerts including ensemble recherche, Neuevocalsolisten Stuttgart & BBC Singers London. Performances in Berlin with various ensembles and soloists including Ensemble United Berlin, Brenda Mitchell, Sigune von Osten… a.o. Presentations at Die Akademie der Künste, Konzerthaus Berlin, Podewill, BKA, Ballhaus Naunynstraße, Parochialkirche…. Other concerts in Wismar, Lübeck, Cologne , Stuttgart, London etc. (continues…)
II prize International composition competition Sofia 2011, Sofia Soloists Ensemble "ZENTAUROS" f. 24 strings & solo flute. Finalist The William Mathias Composition Prize 2013 Bangor New Music Festival. "SMASH" f. ensemble Psappha. Finalist Saarlouis Orgeltage - organ + solo instrument composition contest 2010. Selected composer; composition contest "Musik der Jahrhunderte" Stuttgart 1997 "STOCHEIA". Guest composer at "Neue Musik In Europa VI" festival series Cologne 1998.
Various pieces shortlisted with SPNM (UK) some available at the British Music Information Centre library (BMIC UK) others at the Gaudeamus Library, Academia Musicale Pescara and “Waging Peace” online library.
Associate composer with “Trio eVent” (wind trio) and “Trios en bloc” (recorder trio). Artistic director and composer in residence with “SCRAM ” interdisciplinary performance ensemble featuring new music, drama, dance, electronics, projection and theatricals. Performances at theaterhaus mitte, Reservoir VII “Überfluss” arts festival Berlin, BKA, etc…
electronic / electroacoustic composition… Internet broadcasts of cd by umbc internet radio maryland, european selection for 60X60 project Vox Novous NewYork, vermillion mix icmc (international computermusic conference USA) - 60X60 2010 member of Sonus (Canadian electroacoustic community) recordings of ensemble works with electronics available online and 60X60 project… graphic score for XXXI (twentytwentyone) laptop quartet Poland… performances in Warsaw and other art-venues/galleries…. electronic works presented at various Europeanand U.S. fesivals for electroacoustic/acousmatique music…..
work on long "Kammeroper" project continues… 1st part complete (watch this space! :-)