Dr. Georgia Petroudi

School : School of Humanities, Social and Education Sciences
Position : Chairperson, Assistant Professor, Musicology

Dr. Georgia Petroudi Mailing Address
Nicosia
Cyprus

22713032 22713032

Email: G.Petroudi@euc.ac.cy G.Petroudi@euc.ac.cy

Profile

Dr Georgia Petroudi holds a doctorate degree in Historical Musicology from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. She began her studies at Wittenberg University, Ohio, United States, and earned a Bachelor Degree in Music Performance (piano and oboe). During her studies in the States, she gave several recitals and participated as a finalist and earned prizes at international piano competitions. She continued her postgraduate studies in Sheffield, United Kingdom, concentrating on piano performance for her Master’s Degree, and on historical musicology for her doctorate degree. At 2007 she was appointed Lecturer at the Department of Arts, European University Cyprus. She served as the co-coordinator of the music program, and from 2010 onwards she is serving as Chair of the Department.

Degrees

Ph.D (Historical Musicology), University of Sheffield, UK
M.Mus. (Performance Studies-Piano), University of Sheffield, UK
B.M. (Performance), Wittenberg University, Ohio, USA

Research

Dr Petroudi’s research interests include Western composers of the first half of the twentieth century, Greek and Greek-Cypriot composers. More specifically, she focuses on revised compositions, and issues that relate to the revising process such as creativity, politics and methodologies. Additionally, she is currently undertaking research on Cypriot composers. Georgia has presented her work in international conferences and published relevant papers in journals.

Conferences

  • Petroudi, G., “The formation of the Cypriot musical scene during the first half of the twentieth century: Yiagkos Michailidis, the unacknowledged music figure”, The National Element in Music, Athens, January 2013.
  • Petroudi, G., “Maurice Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé: surpassing obstacles », Revisiting the Past, Recasting the Present: The Reception of Greek Antiquity in Music, 19th Century to the Present, International Conference, BASEES Study Group for Russian and Eastern European Music, Polyphonia Journal, Hellenic Music Centre, Athens, July 2011.
  • Petroudi, G., “Protagonists, conflict and evolution in Britten’s Billy Budd”, The Seventh Biennial International Conference on Music Since 1900 and the international conference of the Society for Music Analysis, Lancaster, July 2011.
  • Petroudi, G., “Working towards the “ideal”: Hindemith and the journey of the Marienleben songs”, International Conference on Music Theory and Analysis, Belgrade, May, 2011.
  • Petroudi, G., “Solon Michaelides: Hymn and Lament for Cyprus”, 10th International Conference in Musicology, Between Nostalgia, Utopia and Realities, Belgrade, April, 2010.