Kyriaki Samartzi

Kyriaki Samartzi is a clinical psychologist, psychoanalyst, member of SIUEERPP, and research scholar at the Department of Nursing of the University of Patras. She has worked as a psychologist in Paris and taught psychology at the University of Angers. She has specialized in Psychoanalytic Anthropology, Adult Psychopathology, Child Psychology and Suicidal Tendency Prevention at the University Paris -VII Denis Diderot, and in Psychoanalytic Theory and Clinical Practice at the University Paris VIII – St Denis. In addition, she holds qualifications in Modern Art Theories and Literature from the University Paris VII – Denis Diderot. She has completed the whole of her psychoanalytic training in Paris. She has participated in numerous conferences in Greece and abroad, published articles in international journals, and edited collective volumes and translations.

She is currently working as a psychologist in private practice in Athens and in Patras, and she is also employed at the Psychological Consultation Station of the University of Patras.

Subject: "Psychoanalysis and music: the attempt of an interpretation"

Panayotis Adam

Panayotis Adam was born in Athens in 1959. He studied higher theory and composition with Ourania Ioannidou and Michalis Travlos. He has attended numerous seminars in Greece and abroad, on topics ranging from Gregorian to electronic music.

Adam has been teaching for over 30 years - mostly senior theory, music history and morphology. He has taught at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2001-6), the University of Athens, Southeastern College and several conservatories of Athens, most notably the Athenaeum Conservatory (from 1991 until today). He has been studying authentic sources for the interpretation of old music for about 35 years and has been giving regular lectures and seminars on Bach and Baroque music, often invited by conservatories or other organizations.

He was director of the Southeastern College Music Department and artistic director of the ‘F. Nakas'. Conservatory while now artistic director of the ‘Athenaeum’ Conservatory. He is a member of the “Greek Musicians Union” and has been associated (until 1997) with the Institute of Music and Acoustic Research.

Compositions by Panagiotis Adam have been played in Greece and abroad while he has written the manual Tonic Harmony and has edited the Greek edition of the first volume of Atlas of Music.

Finally, he has published numerous articles in specialized journals, as well as transcriptions for guitar works by Bach and Dowland while recently published his large volume on Fugue.

Subject: "About the Chaconnes and The Chaconne"