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Sylvia Constantinidis

Sylvia Constantinidis (born December 3, 1962) is a Venezuelan-American pianist, composer, and conductor.[2]

Sylvia Constantinidis
Birth name Maria Silvia Castillo Casanova Arismendi de Constantinidis[1]
Born (1962-12-03) December 3, 1962 (age 55)
Venezuela
Genres Classical
Occupation(s) Pianist, Composer, Conductor, writer and music educator
Instruments Piano
Website www.sylviaconstantinidis.com

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Early yearsEdit

Sylvia Constantinidis was born in Venezuela and began her study of music at an early age in Caracas. Her music teachers in Venezuela were: Blanca Estrella de Mescoli, Modesta Bor, Abraham Abreu, Alberto Grau, María Guinand, Beatriz Bilbao, Luis Felipe Ramón y Rivera and Isabel Aretz. She continued her studies in Paris at the Ecole Martenot and the Sorbonne university in Paris. She worked as a pianist in Venezuela, playing with orchestras and touring, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Music [1] at the Central University of Venezuela (or Universidad Central de Venezuela, UCV, in Spanish). In the 1990s, she graduated with a Masters in Piano Performance and later obtained a second Master in Music Theory and Composition, both degrees from the University of Miami, USA.[3] She also has a Diploma of Advanced Graduate Studies in Music from Boston University, USA.[2] Later, she studied composition with Ladislav Kubík in the Czech Republic, and with Malcolm Singer in England.

CareerEdit

Constantinidis began composing at an early age, and is a prolific composer. Her music has been played and broadcast internationally. Besides grants and fellowships, she received The Music Note Award 2003[4] for her three children's operas Lincoln, Ponce de Leon, and The First Thanks Giving premiered in Florida (USA) also awarded with the "Educator of Note Award 2003" by the “Ethel and W. George Kennedy Family Foundation”, and the Young Patronesses of the Opera, the Florida Grand Opera. The ASCAP Plus Award for Concert Music in 2009 and 2010. She is active as a conductor of youth orchestra and serves as artistic director of the Omorfia Contemporary Ensemble and the Southeast Composers Chamber Orchestra. Constantinidis teaches at colleges and universities, and is an advocate for music education. She has served as President of the Southeast Chapter of NACUSA (National Association of Composers of The United States of America).[5][6]

Prizes and honorsEdit

Constantinidis list of grants, honors and awards include:[7][8]

  • Appointed Adjudicator Jury Member to the Selection Committee for the "YLAI -Young Leaders of America- Professional Fellows Program Reverse Exchange" - U.S. Department of State Program. USA, March. 2018. [3]
  • "Global Music Award", Bronze Medal. Category: Protest Music. With the song and music video "Venezuela te Veremos Renacer" by Sylvia Constantinidis.[4] March 3, 2018.
  • Artist Cultural Ambassador. "YLAI -Young Leaders of America- Professional Fellows Program Reverse Exchange" - U.S. Department of State Program. USA, Jan. 2018.[5]
  • Resident-Artist. Visual Arts Multimedia & Sound Installations. Kroma Arts, USA, 2017.
  • Artist-in-Residence -Fundacion Artistas Por La Paz -Venezuelan Foundation, 2016.[6][7][8]
  • ISCM World Assembly Venezuelan Composer Delegate. ISCM-World New Music Days South-Korea. 2016.
  • Urban Arts Berlin Award. Composition Visions included in International Compilation CD Synthesis, Recording Series, Vol 2. Berlin, Germany. July 2015.[9]
  • Appointed Jury to NACUSA Young Composers Competition 2015. USA, 2015.
  • ISCM World Assembly Venezuelan Composer Delegate. ISCM-World New Music Days Slovenia. 2015.
  • Appointed Senior Editor. ComposerUSA, publication by The National Association of Composers of The United States of America, NACUSA. USA, Jan. 2015.
  • ISCM World Assembly Venezuelan Composer Delegate. ISCM-World New Music Days Poland. 2014.
  • Appointed Jury to NACUSA Young Composers Competition 2014. USA, 2014.
  • Educator of Note Honorable Mention. Young Patronesses of the Opera 20th Anniversary. South Florida, 2014.
  • ISCM World Assembly Venezuelan Composer Delegate. ISCM-World New Music Days Kosice, Bratislava, Vienna. 2013.
  • Fellow US Artist-Projects. United States Artist Program. Nominated by the Broward County Cultural Division. Florida, USA, 2012.
  • Appointed member to the Board of Directors of the Venezuelan Society of Contemporary Music. Caracas, Venezuela. May 2012.
  • Appointed member to the Officers Council of the National Advisory Council. NACUSA, National Association of Composers/USA, Jan. 2012.
  • ASCAP-PLUS AWARD –Concert Music-, ASCAP, 2010.
  • 10th Latin Grammy, Nomination Best Classical Contemporary Composition for Macondo Poems on the ERM Masterworks of the New Era vol. 14. 2009.
  • ASCAP-PLUS AWARD –Concert Music-, ASCAP, 2009.
  • Appointed member to the Board of Directors of the National Advisory Council. NACUSA, National Association of Composers/USA, Jan. 2009.
  • "Steinway Educational Partner", Steinway & Sons, March 2009.
  • Appointed President of the SouthEast Chapter. NACUSA, National Association of Composers/USA, Jan. 2008.
  • Appointed Adjudicator Judge for The Education Fund Citibank Success Fund Grant, July 2007.
  • Appointed Senior Judge for the Art Design Project Competition, Pembroke Pines FSU Charter Elementary School, Spring 2007.
  • International Award: ERM Media. Composition Macondo Poems included in International Compilation CD Masterworks of the New Era Recording Series, Volume 14, Jan 2007.[10]
  • "Excellence in Teaching Practices Award", Miami Dade College, Learning Innovations, April 2007.
  • Featured Author, at the Miami International Book Fair. Three publications of Music Works for piano: Rubi & Stone Op.23, Suite Infantil Op.11, Impressions Op.13. Miami Dade College. Miami, 2006.
  • "Golden Apple Grant", Miami Dade College, May 2005.[11]
  • Grant, "THE EDUCATION FUND", Opera Adventure Project Disseminator Award. -Adapter Janet Duguay Kirsten at Claude Pepper Elementary School MDCPS [9] Pdf,p. 3. May 2006.
  • Appointed Senior Judge for the Art Project Competition, Pembroke Pines Charter Middle School, Fall 2006.
  • Appointed Senior Judge for the Mural Project Competition, Miami Dade College, Fall 2005.
  • "Dean’s List", Frost School of Music, University of Miami, 2005.
  • Appointed Adjudicator Judge for The Education Fund Citibank Success Fund Grant, July 2005.
  • Scholarship: University of Miami, Music Theory and Composition Program, Fall 2004-Fall 2007.
  • "Dean's List", Frost School of Music, University of Miami, 2004.
  • Appointed Adjudicator Judge for The Education Fund Citibank Success Fund Grant, July 2004.
  • Grant, "THE EDUCATION FUND", Opera Adventure Project Disseminator Award.-Adapter Alina Mustelier at Claude Pepper Elementary School MDCPS [12] [10] Pdf,p. 5. May 2004.
  • "Educator of Note Award 2003", Music Educator of the Year Award, “Ethel and W. George Kennedy Family Foundation” and the Young Patronesses of the Opera, the Florida Grand Opera. For creatively motivating and inspiring young children in the field of music education, promoting the Opera field and the creation of Three Children Operas (original composition works), 2003.[13]
  • Teacher of the Year Nomination, SouthHialeah Elementary Community School, Aug, 2003.
  • Grant Participant, START GRANT, The Washington Department of Education. Music and Technology, Nov.2001-Jan. 2003.
  • Appointed Adjudicator Judge for The Education Fund Citibank Success Fund Grant, July 2003.
  • Grant Recipient: GFWC Hialeah Womans Club. Conductor, String Youth Orchestra Program, Dec. 2002.
  • Appointed Judge for the Dade County Music Educators Association scholarship Program, 2002.
  • Appointed Adjudicator Judge for The Education Fund Citibank Success Fund Grant, July 2002.
  • Grant: "THE EDUCATION FUND" Opera Adventure Project Dissemination, May 2002.[14]
  • Grant, "THE EDUCATION FUND" Opera Adventure Project, Jan 2001.
  • Guest Speaker, United States Congress. -Congressional Advocacy on Music Education, organized by MENC- Music Educators National Conference. Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. March 8, 2000.
  • Grant -MDCPS Conductor, String Youth Orchestra Program, Nov. 1999.
  • Appointed Jury to the Junior Festival of the National Federation of Music Clubs NFMC, Royal Poinciana District, Miami, 1993.
  • "Artist in Residence Grant": Consejo Nacional de la Cultura CONAC, Venezuela, 1993.
  • "Artist in Residence Grant": Consejo Nacional de la Cultura CONAC, Venezuela, 1992.
  • "Dean’s List", Frost School of Music, University of Miami, 1992.
  • Scholarship: "Paloma O’Shea", Santander, Spain, Piano Master Classes, 1992.
  • Scholarship: "TCU/ Cliburn Piano Institute", Fort Worth, Texas, Summer Master Classes, tuition, 1992.
  • Scholarship: "Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho".,[15] Venezuela, Graduate Studies: Master, Full Tuition, 1991-1993.
  • Scholarship: Canford Summer Music Festival, England, tuition scholarship, 1991.
  • Scholarship: Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho.,[15] Venezuela, Undergraduate studies, full tuition. 1990.

WorksEdit

Constantinidis composes for orchestra, chamber ensemble, theater and film scores. Selected works include:[2]

  • Rubi n Stone, Op. 69, for orchestra, 2009
  • Pierrot et Colombine, Op. 68, Concerto for violin, marimba and orchestra, 2009[16]
  • Bomarzo, Op. 67, Concerto for cello and orchestra, 2010
  • Schönheit, Op. 66, for piano solo, 2009
  • Fiddeling Suite, Op. 65, for string orchestra, 2010
  • Medusa, Op. 64, for flute and manipulated sources, 2009
  • Cantos de Espanha, Concerto for harpsichord and orchestra, Op. 63, 2008-9[16]
  • Nostalgia, Concerto for piano and orchestra, Op 62, 2006-9
  • Suite Apartaderos, Op. 61, for clarinet and piano, 2008
  • Suite Margaritenha, Op. 60, for clarinet and piano, 2008
  • French Songs Cycle, Op. 59, for voice and piano, 2005-9
  • Tango, Op. 55, for cello and piano, 2008
  • Retablos, Op. 54, for violin and marimba, 2007
  • Treize Études, Op. 53, for orchestra, 2006-7[17]
  • Études de Concert, Op. 52, for cello and piano, 2007[18]
  • Études de Concert, Op. 51, for piano[19]
  • Density, Op. 50, Etudes for two pianos, 2007
  • Sonatina for Joy, Op. 49, for piano, 2007
  • Alleluhia, Op. 48, for choir and orchestra, 2007
  • Prelude and Toccata, Op. 47, for piano, 2006
  • Visions, Op. 46, for Clarinet and String Quartet, 2006
  • Lunette, Op. 45, for Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello, Marimba and Piano, 2006
  • Amaranta Suite, Op 44, for two pianos, 2006
  • Suite a Deaux, Op. 43, for cello and piano, 2005-6
  • Pochoclo, Op. 42, for oboe and clarinet, 2005
  • Macondo Poem, Op. 41, for Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet & Bassoon, 2005[10][20][21]
  • Petit Fugue, Op. 40, for String Quartet, 2005
  • Fugue a Deaux, Op. 39 for flute, two violins and Cello, 2005
  • Resonance, Op. 38, for piano solo, 2005
  • Heraclium, Op. 37, for chamber ensemble, 2006
  • Lunch Break, Op. 36, for chamber ensemble, 2006
  • Rubi & Stone, Op. 35, for flute, oboe, clarinet in Bb, French horn, bassoon, 2 violins, viola and cello, 2005
  • Variations on a Twelve-Tone Row, Op. 34, for 2 flutes, clarinet in Bb, French horn and bassoon, 2005
  • Imaya's Miserere, Op. 33, for choir and orchestra, 2004
  • Scenes, Op. 32, for woodwind quintet, 2004
  • El Yaguarey, Op. 31, for clarinet in Bb, cello and piano, 2004
  • Amaranta, Op. 30, for woodwind quintet and Piano, 2004
  • Walimai, Op. 29, Symphonic Poem for orchestra, 2004
  • Rejoice, Op. 28, for flute and string orchestra, 2003
  • Christmas Jambouree, op. 27, for bells, flute and string orchestra, 2003
  • Tocatta Amazonica, Op. 26, for piano, 2003
  • Fandango, Op. 25, for orchestra, 2003
  • Dance of the Butterflies, Op. 24, for string orchestra, 2002
  • Rubi n Stone, Op. 23, for piano, 2002
  • Sunrise, Op. 22, for viola and piano, 2002
  • The First Thanks Giving, Op 21, Children Opera, 2002-3
  • Ponce de Leon, Op. 20, Children Opera, 2001-2
  • Lincoln, Op. 19, Children Opera, 2000-1
  • Music for Strings, Op. 18, for string orchestra, 2001-2
  • Suite Tipica, Op. 17, for string orchestra, 2001
  • Suite Indigena, Op. 16, for string orchestra, 2000-1
  • Spanish Rhapsodie, Op. 15, for orchestra, 2000
  • Latin Rhapsodie, Op. 14, for orchestra, 2000
  • Impressions, Op. 13, for piano solo, 1999
  • Sonatine No.1, Op. 12, for piano solo, 1999
  • Suite Infantil, Op. 11, for piano solo, 1997
  • Impresiones de Colores, Op. 10, for orchestra, 1995
  • Valses Criollos, Op. 9, for piano solo, 1990
  • Variaciones Folkloricas, Op. 8, for piano solo, 1989
  • Arreglos Corales, Op. 7, for choir, 1988
  • Piano Etudes, Op. 6, for piano solo, 1984-7
  • Misa Antigua, Op. 5, for voices, 1984-6
  • Piano Miniatures, Op. 4, for piano, 1983-5

PublicationsEdit

BooksEdit

  • Constantinidis, MariaSilvia Castillo, "Treize Etudes Pour L'Orchestre" (2008). Open Access Theses. 137.[11] Pdf. [12] Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  • Constantinidis, Sylvia (2012). "Space and Time Continuity: On My 13 Etudes Pour L'Orchestre." Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG, Germany. 2012 / ISBN 978-3848427086
  • "Start Method", a collection of educational materials for piano, strings, voice, solfege, music theory and ear-training.

ArticlesEdit

  • Constantinidis, Sylvia. "La Contemporaneidad en la Obra Para Piano de Antonio Estevez." Revista Cultural Carohana No. 20, June 1, 2016. Universidad Pedagogica Experimental Libertador, Barquisimeto, Venezuela. [13] Pdf. P. 46-49. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  • Constantinidis, Sylvia. "ISCM-Young Composers Award: A Commission Opportunity for Young Composers." ComposerUSA. vol 1, no. 1.National Association of Composers of The United States NACUSA. USA. Summer 2015. [14] Pdf. P. 8. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  • Constantinidis, Sylvia. "Mozart, Cervantes and The Greek Satire". Polygon. Volume 1, Issue 1. Electronic publication of the Liberal Arts and Sciences Department, Miami-Dade College, Hialeah Campus, Florida, USA. January, 2006.

EditorEdit

  • Constantinidis, Sylvia. Founder & Senior Editor in Chief. "Polygon". First Issue. Volume 1, Issue 1. An electronic publication of the Liberal Arts and Sciences Department, Miami-Dade College, Hialeah Campus, Florida, USA. January, 2006. [15] Retrieved January 23, 2017.
  • Constantinidis, Sylvia. Senior Editor. "ComposerUSA". NACUSA. Summer 2015.[16] Pdf. Retrieved January 5, 2017.
  • Constantinidis, Sylvia. Senior Editor. "ComposerUSA". NACUSA. Summer 2016.[17] Pdf. Retrieved January 5, 2017.
  • Constantinidis, Sylvia. Senior Editor. "ComposerUSA". NACUSA. Summer 2017.[18] Pdf. Retrieved September 27, 2017.

WritingsEdit

  • "El Madrigal en Venezuela". UCV: Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela. 1984.
  • "La Orquesta de Instrumentos Latinoamericanos Odila: Medio de Rescate de las Expresiones Espontaneas y Valiosas del Folklore". UCV: Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela. 1985.
  • "Las Diversiones: Manifestacion Floklorica Navideña de La Isla de San Pedro de Coche". UCV: Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela. 1986.
  • [19]"La Literatura Pianistica de Salon de Federico S. Villena: Una Manifestacion del Eclecticismo Musical de Venezuela durante el Siglo XIX". UCV: Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela. 1987.
  • [20]"Research Recital Paper: Piano Music of Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Mignone, Prokofiev". University of Miami, May 1993.
  • "Research Paper: Musically Induced Higher Brain Functions Development", Boston University, 2008.

DiscographyEdit

1987Edit

  • Federico S. Villena: Musica Para Piano de Salon. Pianist: Sylvia Constantinidis. UCV. Tesis La Musica Para Piano de Salon de Federico S. Villena: Una Manifestacion del Eclecticismo Musical de Venezuela en el Siglo XIX. Caracas, Venezuela. July 1987. [21]

2007Edit

  • Work: Macondo Poems, for Woodwind Quintet, by Sylvia Constantinidis. CD: Masterworks yof The New Era Vol.14, ERM Media Label. Jan 2007.[22] [23]

2012Edit

  • Sylvia Par Elle-Même CD of Piano Music composed and performed by Sylvia Constantinidis. Coleccion Latinoamericana. Guinima Media Label. USA, 2012.[24]

2013Edit

  • Venezuela XIX: Danzas. Musica Para Piano de Salon. Pianist: Sylvia Constantinidis. Coleccion Latinoamericana. Guinima Media Label. USA, 2013.[25]

2015Edit

  • Work: Visions for Chamber Orchestra, Prepared Digital SoundTrack and Alleatory Audience Participation, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Flamingo International Festival of Contemporary Music 2010 with the Secco Sinfonietta conducted by Sylvia Constantinidis. CD: Synthesis No. 2. by Urban Arts Berlin Label. Berlin, Germany. 2015.[26]

2016Edit

  • Song of Peace. A CD of LatinAmerican Classical Piano Music. Pianist Sylvia Constantinidis. Fundacion Artistas por La Paz. Coleccion Latinoamericana. Guinima Media Label. USA. 2016.[27]
  • Alberto Ginastera Centennial. Pianist: Sylvia Constantinidis. XIX Festival Latinoamericano de Musica Contemporanea -Sponsor-. Coleccion Latinoamericana. Guinima Media Label. USA.2016.[28]

2017Edit

  • Antonio Estevez: 17 Piezas Infantiles. Pianist: Sylvia Constantinidis. XIX Festival Latinoamericano de Musica Contemporanea -Sponsor-. Coleccion Latinoamericana. Guinima Media Label. USA. 2017.

New Music Live RecordingsEdit

2002Edit

  • Work: Rubi n’ Stone, for piano, by Sylvia Constantinidis. CD: Summer Arts Institute Compositions 2002, L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami. Performed by Sylvia Constantinidis. NewMusic Compilation CD. Florida, USA. 2002.

2004Edit

  • Work: Scenes, for woodwind quartet, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Festival of Miami: Emerging Composers Night. Performed by The Other Music Ensemble. L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami. NewMusic Compilation CD. Florida, USA. Oct. 26, 2004.
  • Work: Suite Amaranta, for woodwind quintet and piano, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Society of Composers Fall Concert. Performed by Sylvia Constantinidis & The Other Music Ensemble. L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami. NewMusic Compilation CD. Dec. 3, 2004.

2005Edit

  • Work: Rubi’n Stone, for nonet chamber ensemble, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Society of Composers Spring Recital. Performed by The Other Music Ensemble. L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami. NewMusic Compilation CD. April 12, 2005.
  • Work: The Macondo Poems, for woodwind quintet, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Festival of Miami: Emerging Composers Concert Night. Performed by The Other Music Ensemble. L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami. NewMusic Compilation CD. Oct. 17, 2005.

2006Edit

  • Work: Toccata, for piano solo from the Suite Rubi'n Stone, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Music at Twilight Series. Performed by Sylvia Constantinidis. L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami. NewMusic Compilation CD. Feb. 15, 2006.
  • Work: The Macondo Poems, for woodwind quintet, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at NewMusic Concert, Regional Conference, College of Music Society Southern Chapter 2002, Performed by the Conservatory of PuertoRico Woodwind Quintet. NewMusic Composers Compilation CD. Puerto Rico. 2006.
  • Work: Prelude and Tocatta, for piano from the Suite Rubi’n Stone, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Society of Composers Spring Concert. Performed by Sylvia Constantinidis. L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami. NewMusic Compilation CD. Feb. 28, 2006.
  • Work: Walimai, Symphonic Poem (Based on Isabel Allende's short story), by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the UM-Composers NewMusic Orchestra Reading Session. Performed by the Frost Symphony Orchestra of the University of Miami. NewMusic Readings Compilation CD. April 2006.
  • Work: Suite a Deaux, for cello and piano, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at Music at Music at Twilight Series. Performed by Sylvia Constantinidis & the Omorfia Ensemble. L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami. NewMusic Compilation CD. April 12, 2006.
  • Work: Suite a Deaux, for cello and piano, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at Music at Czech-American Music Concert Series. Performed by Petr Nouzovsky & Sylvia Constantinidis. Czech Museum of Music. Prague, Czech Republic. Czech-American NewMusic Compilation CD. July 20, 2006.
  • Work: Lunette, for chamber ensemble, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at Festival of Miami: Emerging Composers Concert. Performed by Sylvia Constantinidis & the Omorfia Ensemble. L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami. NewMusic Compilation CD. Oct. 25, 2006.
  • Work: Prelude and Tocatta, for piano, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Society of Composers Fall Concert. Performed by Sylvia Constantinidis. L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami, NewMusic Compilation CD. Nov. 21, 2006.

2007Edit

  • Work: Etudes Pour le Violoncello et le Piano, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Festival of Miami: Emerging Composers Concert. Performed by Sylvia Constantinidis & the Omorfia Ensemble. L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami. NewMusic Compilation CD. Nov. 1, 2007.
  • Work: Etudes Pour Piano, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Society of Composers Fall Concert. Performed by Sylvia Constantinidis. L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami. NewMusic Compilation CD. Nov. 27, 2007.
  • Work: Treize Etudes Pour L’Orchestre, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the UM-Composers NewMusic Reading Session. Performed by the Frost Symphony Orchestra of the University of Miami. NewMusic Readings Compilation CD. Dec. 7, 2007.

2008Edit

  • Work: Retablos, for violin and marimba, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Society of Composers Spring Concert. Performed by the Duo Leandro-Yeon-Su Kim Ensemble. L. Austin Weeks Center, University of Miami. NewMusic Compilation CD. Feb. 15, 2008.

2009Edit

  • Etudes Pour le Violoncello et le Piano, for cello and piano, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Recital Hour NACUSA MidSouth Chapter. Performed by the Duo MartinezVieira-PeiHsuan Chung. LSU Recording. NewMusic Compilation CD. April 2, 2009.
  • Treize Etudes Pour L’Orchestre, for Symphonic Orchestra, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the International NewMusic Concert Series. Performed by The kharkov Philharmonic. Conducted by Maestro Eugene Lee. NewMusic Compilation CD. Kharkov, Ukraine. June 2009.
  • Suite a Deaux, for cello and piano, pianist and composer: Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at NACUSA SouthEast Chapter Winter Concert. Performed by members of the Omorfia Ensemble. NACUSA SouthEast NewMusic Compilation CD. Nov. 22, 2009.

2010Edit

  • Work: Rubi n Stone, for Orchestra, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at The NewMusic Series. Conducted by Sylvia Constantinidis. Performed by The Kharkov Philharmonic. Kharkov, Ukraine. Feb. 2010.
  • Work: Retablos, for violin and marimba, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the I Flamingo International New Music Festival: Chamber Music Concert. Performed by the Omorfia Ensemble. Steinway Recital Hall. Coral Gables, Florida, USA. NewArt Music Chamber Music Compilation. May 29, 2010.
  • Work: Visions, for Chamber Orchestra sound-scapes and aleatory audience participation, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the I Flamingo Festival of Contemporary Music. Performed by the Secco Sinfonietta , conducted by Sylvia Constantinidis. Steinway Recital Hall. Coral Gables, Florida, USA. NewArt Music Orchestral Music Compilation. May 30, 2010.
  • Works: Clarinet Suite & U.R.S.O.L. for mixed ensemble; by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the New Music Reading Session. Performed by the New-Music Composers Ensemble. Camford New-Music CD Compilation. Dorset, England. August 3, 2010.
  • Work: U.R.S.O.L., for mixed ensemble, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the New Music Concert: False Quotations. Performed by the New-Music Composers Ensemble. Camford New-Music CD Compilation. Dorset, England. August 6, 2010.
  • Works: Clarinet Suite and Suite a Deaux, for cello and piano; by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the EuroAmerican Festival of Contemporary Music: Chamber Music Concert. Performed by the Omorfia Ensemble. Teatro Paraninfo. NewArt Music Chamber Music Compilation. Madrid, Spain. Sept. 3, 2010.
  • Work: Rubi n Stone, for chamber orchestra, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the EuroAmerican Festival of Contemporary Music: Orchestral Music Concert. Performed by the EuroAmerican Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Sylvia Constantinidis. Teatro Paraninfo. NewArt Music Orchestra Music Compilation. Madrid, Spain. Sept. 3, 2010.

2011Edit

  • Work: Rubi n Stone, for Chamber Orchestra, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the II Flamingo Festival of Contemporary Music. Performed by the Secco Sinfonietta. Conducted by Sylvia Constantinidis. Aventura Performing Arts Center, Florida, USA. NewArt Music Orchestral CD Music Compilation. June 24, 2011.
  • Works: Adoration for mixed ensemble, and Aurora: Short Opera for Voice and mixed ensemble; by Sylvia Constantinidis. New Music Reading Session. Performed by the New-Music Composers Ensemble. Sherborne New-Music CD Compilation. Dorset, England. August 2, 2011.
  • Work: Aurora: Short Opera for Voice and mixed ensemble. by Sylvia Constantinidis. New Music Concert: Secret Messages. Performed by the New-Music Composers Ensemble. Sherborne New-Music CD Compilation. Dorset, England. August 5, 2011.

2012Edit

  • Work: Zeit fur das Orchester, suite for Symphonic Orchestra, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at The D Major International Music Festival. Performed by the Pleven Philharmonic Orchestra. Conducted by Sylvia Constantinidis. Katya Popova Concert Hall. New-Art-Music Compilation CD. Pleven, Bulgaria. June 1, 2012.
  • Work: Ahiri, Venezuelan Suite for Orchestra, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Latino Composers' Celebration Series. Performed by The NorthSouth Consonance Chamber Orchestra. New-Music Archive Compilation CD. New York, USA. June 5, 2012.
  • Work: Egmont Memories. Clarinet Suite, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the Italian-American Contemporary Music Festival Concert Series. Performed by clarinet solo artist: Arianna Tieghi. Citta Di Castello, New-Art-Music Compilation CD. Italy. July 7, 2012.
  • Work: Fandango Espagnol, for Orchestra. Recorded live at The D Major International Music Festival. Performed by the Roumanian Bacau Philharmonic. Conducted by Sylvia Constantinidis. New-Art-Music Compilation CD. Trani, Italy. July 24, 2012.
  • Works: Fandango Espagnol, for Orchestra & Zeit fur das Orchester, suite for Orchestra by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the D Major International Music Festival. Conducted by Sylvia Constantinidis. Performed by the Roumanian State Philharmonic. New-Art-Music Compilation CD. Venice, Italie. Sept. 12, 2012.

2013Edit

  • Works: Waves for aleatory soprano and mixed ensemble, and, Pigeons, for mixed ensemble and aleatory public audience participation, by Sylvia Constantinidis. New Music Reading Session. Performed by the New-Music Composers Ensemble. Sherborne New-Music CD Compilation. Dorset, England. July 30, 2013.
  • Work: Pigeons, for mixed ensemble and aleatory public audience participation, by Sylvia Constantinidis. New Music Concert: Whistle a Different Tune. Performed by the New-Music Composers Ensemble. Sherborne New-Music CD Compilation. Dorset, England. August 2, 2013.
  • Work: Little Things, for voice and piano, by Sylvia Constantinidis. New Music Concert: Music for Malcolm. Performed by the New-Music Composers Ensemble. Sherborne New-Music CD Compilation. Dorset, England. August 4, 2013.

2014Edit

  • Work: The Rose of Sharon from the Opera Afrodita, for soprano and mixed ensemble, by Sylvia Constantinidis. New Music Reading Session. Performed by the New-Music Composers Ensemble. Sherborne New-Music CD Compilation. Dorset, England. August 2014.
  • Work: Interlude to the Rose of Sharon from the Opera Afrodita, for soprano and mixed ensemble, by Sylvia Constantinidis. New Music Concert: Tranquility Abiding. Performed by the New-Music Composers Ensemble. Sherborne New-Music CD Compilation. Dorset, England. August 2014.

2015Edit

  • Work: Picassian Tango from the Opera Afrodita, for mixed ensemble, by Sylvia Constantinidis. New Music Concert: Out with the New. Performed by the New-Music Composers Ensemble. Sherborne New-Music CD Compilation. Dorset, England. August 7, 2015.

2016Edit

  • Work: Collages: After Bach and Kandinsky, for mixed ensemble, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the New Music Concert: Voices in Heaven. Performed by the New-Music Composers Ensemble. Sherborne New-Music CD Compilation. Dorset, England. August 5, 2016.

2017Edit

  • Work: Araminta's Praire from the Opera Araminta, for soprano and mixed chamber ensemble, by Sylvia Constantinidis. Recorded live at the New Music Concert: Night Music. Performed by the New-Music Composers Ensemble. Sherborne New-Music CD Compilation. Dorset, England. August 4, 2017.

LecturesEdit

  • Guest Speaker, "The Importance of Music Education Programs in the Schools". United States Congress. -Congressional Advocacy to the Senators Representative of the State of Florida. Organized by MENC- Music Educators National Conference. Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. March 8, 2000.
  • "The Opera Adventure" 12Th Annual Impact II Idea Expo Conference: Ideas for Educators". The Education Fund. Miami, USA. Nov. 3, 2001.
  • [29] "The Opera Adventure".13Th Annual Impact II Idea Expo Conference: Ideas for Educators. The Education Fund. Miami, USA. Nov. 9, 2002. Retrieved Jan 7, 2017.
  • [30]"The Opera Adventure: Integrating Opera in the Classroom. A Multidisciplinary Approach". Young Patronesses of the Opera/ MDCPS: Annual Conference-Workshop for Music Educators". Miami, USA. Oct. 2002. Retrieved Jan 7, 2017.
  • [31]"The Opera Adventure: How to Create and Produce and Opera in the Classroom" The Young Patronesses of the Opera, Florida Grand Opera and Miami-Dade County Music Educators Association -Teachers' Worshop-. October 17, 2003. Retrieved Sept 27, 2017.
  • "Hispanic Art & Music of the XIX and XX Century". International Festival of The Arts. Miami Dade College. USA. Nov. 2, 2004.
  • "Culture and Culture Shock". Miami Dade College. USA. Feb. 8, 2005.
  • "Jews Artists: Life, Work and Survival During World War ll" Holocaust Remembrance Week Series. Miami Dade College. USA. March 28–31, 2005.
  • "I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Poetry and Writings from the Concentration Camps". Holocaust Remembrance Week Series. Miami Dade College. USA. April 13, 2005.
  • "Ethiopian Jewry". Lecture followed by concert by the 'Bahalachin Tradition Ensemble' from Ethiopia. Miami Dade College. USA. Sept. 15, 2005.
  • "Music of the United States". Constitution Day Series. Miami Dade College. USA. Sept. 22, 2005.
  • "Latin American Visual Arts and Classical Music". Hispanic Heritage Month. Miami Dade College. Oct. 18, 2005
  • "What Is Culture?". MDC International Festival of The Arts. Miami Dade College. USA. Nov. 7, 2005.
  • "The Aesthetics of Western Art and Music". MDC International Festival of The Arts. Miami Dade College. USA. Nov. 8, 2005.
  • "LatinAmerican Modern Art". MDC International Festival of The Arts. Miami Dade College. USA. Nov. 10, 2005.
  • [32]"African-American Women Musicians". Black History Month Series. Miami Dade College. Miami, USA. Feb 21, 2006. Retrieved Jan. 23, 2017.
  • [33]"Jazz Roots". Black History Month Series. Miami Dade College. Miami, USA. Feb 27, 2006. Retrieved Jan. 23, 2017.
  • [34]"Learning about Global Citizenship: An Approach for The Humanities, Music and The Fine Arts Curriculum". Miami Dade College Conference Day. Miami, USA. March 2, 2006. Retrieved Jan. 23, 2017.
  • [35]"The Mural Project: Applied Arts in the Humanities Curriculum".Miami Dade College Conference Day. Miami, USA. March 2, 2006. Retrieved Jan. 23, 2017.
  • "Latin-American Women Composers: Lecture-Recital". MDC Women's History Month. Miami Dade College. USA. March 30, 2006.
  • "Macondo Poems: A Portrait of Surrealism and Descriptive Nationalism in Contemporary Music". Prague Conservatory of Music. Czech Republic. July 9, 2006.
  • [36]"Piano Latinoamericano : Lecture Recital". College of Music Society National Conference. CMS Fund. San Antonio, Texas, USA. Sept. 2006.
  • "Hispanic Women in Music: Lecture Recital". Hispanic Heritage Month. Miami Dade College. USA. Oct. 17 & 18, 2006.
  • "Introducing Culture Throughout Music". MDC International Festival of The Arts. Miami Dade College. USA. Nov. 8, 2006.
  • [37][38]"Music, Humanities and Mathematics: Mathematics Across the Curriculum". Miami Dade College Conference Day. Miami, USA. March 1. 2007. Retrieved Jan. 23, 2017.
  • [39]"Music Education in Venezuela from the Colonial Period to the Present". Latin America Music Seminar. University of London. London, UK. May 17, 2008. Retrieved Jan 9, 2017.
  • "Musically Induced Higher Brain Functions Development". MEA / BU Regional Seminar. Music Education Dept. Boston University. Savannah Georgia, USA. Jan. 28, 2009.
  • [40]"La SVMC en el Siglo XXI: Vision, Plan y Desarrollo". (Presenters: MariaNela Arocha Bernal & Sylvia Constantinidis). IV Congreso de Composicion Musical. XVII Festival Latinoamericano de Musica Contemporanea. Caracas, Venezuela. Mayo 23, 2012. Retrieved Jan. 10, 2017.
  • "Trends and Explorations of Venezuelan Contemporary Music". Italian-American Contemporary Music Festival. Conservatorio della Musica. Citta di Castello, Italy. July 2012.
  • [41]"The SVMC and The Venezuelan Contemporary Music Scene". ISCM WMD 2015 Conference. Slovenia. Sept. 30, 2015.

LiteratureEdit

  • "Sylvia Constantinidis: Visions (2006)" en Capitulo 4: "Uso de Referentes Culturales en la Musica Electroacustica en la Primera Decada del Siglo XXI: El Caso de Venezuela." de la Thesis Doctoral: Rojas Ramírez, Y. (2015). PhD Thesis "Mestizaje Cultural y Nacionalismo en la Musica Electroacustica Iberoamericana de la Primera Decada del Siglo XXI : El Caso Concreto de Venezuela" [Tesis doctoral no publicada. Universitat Politècnica de València. España.doi:10.4995/Thesis/10251/53566. Pp : 11, 210, 214, 250-253, 272, 321, 325, 350, 352, 360. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  • Miranda, Ricardo y Tello, Aurelio. (2011). "La Musica en Latinoamerica : La Busqueda Perpetua : lo propio y lo universal de la cultura latinoamericana." Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores. Direccion General del Acervo Historico Diplomatico. Mexico.[42]. Pp 279. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  • Pinto, Juan C. (2012). "Sylvia Constantinidis" in : "Art Music of Venezuela". Blog. Oct 5, 2012.[43]. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  • "Sylvia Constantinidis". Score Magazine. University of Miami. Coral Gables, USA. May 2012.[44].
  • "NoteWorthy". Notations Magazine. Canadian Music Center. Spring 2013, Vol. 20, no. 1: pp. 8. Toronto, ON, Canada. May, 2013.[45] Retrieved February 1, 2017.

CitationsEdit

  • [46]"Texturalismus". (Bibliographic citation: "Maria Silvia Castillo Constantinidis – Treize études pour l'orchestre. PDF bei Scholary Repository, Miami")

See alsoEdit

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