Giannoulakis  Stelios


Stelios Giannoulakis (GR) is a composer, sound designer, multimedia performer, and engineer, born in 1971 in Athens, Greece. He works with digital and analogue media, solo or through various collaborations, including music for dance, cinema, video, theatre, and interactive applications. His compositional output covers a wide range of styles, from acousmatic sonic art and noise, to techno-dub, Afro-funk, jazz, and folk. Other interests include circuit bending, improvisation and music education. With an electronic and biomedical engineering background and extensive practical research in contemporary music and sound design, he has completed an MA in Digital Music Technology (Keele University, U.K.) and a PhD in Electroacoustic Composition (University of Bangor, North Wales). His pieces have been performed at festivals around the world and have gained international composition awards (Bourges 1999/2002, SAN Jeu de Temps 2003, Society for Promotion of New Music 2002/2005). He is a founding member of HELMCA (Hellenic Electroacoustic Music Composers Association) and he also plays with the folktronica band EleKtroBalKana and jazz quartet RSLG.