Manolis Ekmektsoglou (* 1986, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Studied composition at AUTH, Greece, at the University of York (PhD) and in Hannover (HMTMH). He is Assistant Professor of Acoustic and Acousmatic Composition at the Technical University of Istanbul (I.T.U. M.I.A.M.).
His pieces have been performed in Greece (DissonArt ensemble, New Hellenic Quartet, Off Borders festival for electronic music in Thessaloniki, Music in Motion festival for dance and music, Athens), Germany (Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, Hitzacker Musiktage 2018), Italy (Soundiff project), Hong Kong (AMGA ensemble), Spain (ensemble Regards, Mixtur festival 2016), Austria (NAMES ensemble, Synaesthesis ensemble, Crossroads festival), Iran (International Electronic Music Festival, Korourian Awards 2017) and the UK (Kinetic nights festival, Manchester, Andersson – Gallois – De Saram trio, Diotima Quartet, Psappha ensemble).
Deactivated Soul I
Instrumental work for accordion, trombone and tape (2019), 11'
Deactivated Soul II
Instrumental work for violin, harp and trombone (2019), 10'
Hunting a rabbit
Instrumental work for solo trombone (2018)
Sound installation (2019)
Sound installation for microphones, interface, two tapes (2018)
Instrumental work for 2 recorders, clarinet in Bb, 1 piano (2 performers), accordion, tenor, violin, cello (2018)