Teaching / Jury Memberships / Conferences

2016 -           Assistant Professor of Music Composition at Ithaca College School of Music (NY, USA)

2016             Member of organizing and scientific committees for the “from Xenakis to the present: the Continuum in music and architecture” international conference, coorganized by the University of Cyprus, Department of Architecture, European University of Cyprus, University of Rouen

2015-2017    Elected as member of the IMC (International Music Council) Executive Board

2009-            Co-founder and Artistic Director, First-Eighth International Contemporary Music Festival, Pharos Arts Foundation (Nicosia, Cyprus)

2008-2015    Assistant and then Associate Professor of Music at European University Cyprus

2014 - 2017   Elected Council Member for AEC (Association Européenne des Conservatoires/Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen)

2011/13/15  Member of the Organizing Committee for the International Motion Festival, European University Cyprus (Nicosia, Cyprus) 

2014/15        Member of the Organizing Committee for "Culture and Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean International    Conference" (European University Cyprus & Stockton College New Jersey) 

2014             Member of a 3-person committee appointed by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency of Higher Education (HQAA) to undertake the External Evaluation of the Music Department of The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

2012            Coordinator for the Conference on "Greek Music and Creation", European University Cyprus (Nicosia, Cyprus)

2012             Music Coordinator for the successful Pafos (Cyprus) bid to become European Capital of Culture for 2017: Solely responsible for proposals “Court•yART”, “Hymns to Love” and “Under the Stars” and contributor to “big-picture-soundtrack.eu”, “Travelling Playground” and “Capacitate” 

2011-2012    Workshops for music faculty of the English School, Cyprus, on Teaching Music Composition

2011             Coordinator and member of organizing and scientific committees for the "Iannis Xenakis – in Memoriam International Conference", European University Cyprus (Nicosia, Cyprus)  

2011              Founder and President of The Guitar and Chamber Music Society (European University Cyprus)   

2011              Founder and Artistic director of the Young Cypriot Artists Platform

2011              Member of the Jury at the Premio Niccolo Castiglioni Composers Competition Centro Culturale San Fedele  (Milan, Italy)

2011              Organizer of a Cyprus tour of the Stuttgart Youth Chamber Orchestra 

2010              Workshops for all primary music school teachers in Cyprus on the Effective use of Music Technology in Classrooms (in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus)

2005-2007      Visiting Lecturer in Orchestration and Composition at the University of Nottingham

2001-2007      Guitar Instructor at the University of York        

2006              Visiting Lecturer in Composition at the University of Hull 

2005              Member of Jury at the XVIII Concurso de Composición “Andrés Segovia

2004              Lecturer at the Choreographic Composition Workshop (atelier et centre de recherché et de composition choreographique) of the Royaumont Foundation

2002-2006    Guitar Instructor at the University of Hull       

2002              Adjudicator for the Second Malaysian Guitar Competition followed by Master-classes and a Lecture (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

1995-1997    Guitar Instructor at the European Conservatory and La Ronda School of Music (Nicosia, Cyprus)

© Evis Sammoutis 2016