Eustathios Makris

Vice Rector for Finance and Administrative Affairs and Planning
Field: Greek Ecclesiastical Music
Rank: Associate Professor
Government Gazette: 258/31-08-2006, τ. ΝΠΔΔ
Telephone:+30 2661087419

Makris Eustathios

  • Eustathios Makris (b. 1966) studied musicology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and continued his studies at the University of Vienna, where he specialized in Byzantine music, obtaining the PhD degree in 1996 (supervisor: Prof. Christian Hannick, subject of the dissertation: “The Musical Tradition of the Anastasimatarion in the 16th and 17th centuries”).
  • Other musical studies: advanced music theory (Diploma in Fugue, 1990) and Orthodox ecclesiastical music (Diploma in Byzantine Music, 2000) at the National Conservatory, Athens.
  • Professional activities: Music Librarian at the Music Library of Greece “Lilian Voudouri” (1997-1999), teaching appointment (history and theory of Byzantine music) at the University of Thessaloniki, Department of Music Studies (1999-2001), Music Researcher at the Hellenic Folklore Research Centre of the Athens Academy (2000-2006), Associate Professor of Greek ecclesiastical music at the Ionian University, Department of Music Studies (2006-).
  • He is specifically interested in the cultivation and dissemination of the local church music repertoires of the Ionian Islands, focusing especially on the Corfiot tradition.
  • He served as Head of the Department of Music (2015-2020) and as Vice-Rector of the Ionian University (2020- ).
  • He is founding member and President of “St. Spyridon Choir” in Corfu (2023- ).

Select articles:

  • “The Significance of Pitch in the ‘New Method’ of Greek Church Music”, New Sound. International Magazine for Music 16 (2000), 88-96.
  • Exegesis: notationstechnische Entwicklung oder melismatische Tropierung? Eine Untersuchung des Koinonikon ‘Γεύσασθε καὶ ἴδετε’ von Ioannes Kladas” in: Maria Pischlöger (ed.), Τheorie und Geschichte der Monodie, Pleven 2001, 69-80.
  • «Άγνωστα τεκμήρια της ζακυνθινής ψαλτικής», Επετηρίς του Κέντρου Ερεύνης της Ελληνικής Λαογραφίας 29 (1999-2003), 105-130.
  • “Byzantine Μodes in Greek Τraditional Μ Some Remarks on the ‘Rizitika’ Songs”, Acta Musicae Byzantinae 7 (May 2004), 114-132.
  • “The Chromatic Scales of the Deuteros Modes in Theory and Practice”, Plainsong and Medieval Music 14/1 (April 2005), σ. 1-10.
  • «Η σημειογραφία της Νέας Μεθόδου στην επτανησιακή ψαλτική», Acts of the Congress Η Ένωση της Επτανήσου με την Ελλάδα, 1864-2004, Athens: Greek Parliament - Academy of Athens, 2006, vol. 2, 313-330.
  • “Byzantinische Musik - Neugriechische Kirchenmusik”, in: Josef Lanz et al. (eds), Kirchenmusik auf dem Balkan: Symposion 2004, Brixen: Brixner Initiative Musik und Kirche, 2006, 39-52.
  • Entry “Greece - Church music” (in Russian), The Orthodox Encyclopedia (Православная Энциклопедия), vol. 12, Moscow 2006, 424-427.
  • «Ο Μανουήλ Βρυέννιος και η εκκλησιαστική μουσική», Μουσικολογία 19 (2007), 277-286.
  • “Adjustments of Modality in Postbyzantine Heirmologion”, in: Gerda Wolfram (ed.), Tradition and Innovation in Late- and Postbyzantine Liturgical Chant. Acta of the Congress held at Hernen Castle, the Netherlands, in April 2005, Leuven: Peeters, 2008, 37-63.
  • «Η παραδοσιακή εκκλησιαστική μουσική των Επτανήσων. Συνολική ιστορική προσέγγιση», Μουσικός Λόγος 8 (winter 2009), 45-70.
  • «Χερουβικόν “πολίτικον”. Μια πρώιμη “μεταγραφή” ελληνικού εκκλησιαστικού μέλους», in: Nina-Maria Wanek (ed.), Psaltike. Neue Studien zur Byzantinischen Musik: Festschrift für Gerda Wolfram, Vienna: Praesens, 2011, 205-218.
  • “Fragmente griechischer Kirchenmusik in F.J. Sulzers Geschichte des transalpinischen Daciens” in: Martin Czernin, Maria Pischlöger (eds.), Τheorie und Geschichte der Monodie. Berichte der Internationalen Tagung 2002, Brno 2011, vol. 2, 457-476.
  • «Οκταηχία και πολυφωνία στην κρητοεπτανησιακή ψαλτική παράδοση. Η περίπτωση του “Χριστός Ανέστη”», in: Επιστημονική Επετηρίδα 2 (2012), Heraklion: Patriarchal University Ecclesiastical Academy of Crete, 595-602.
  • “Exegesis beyond Borders. Two Unusual Cases of Exegetic Interpretation”, in: Gerda Wolfram, Christian Troelsgård (eds), Tradition and Innovation in Late- and Postbyzantine Liturgical Chant II. Proceedings of the Congress held at Hernen Castle, the Netherlands, 30 October - 3 November 2008, Leuven: Peeters, 2013, 291-317.
  • «Ηχογραφήσεις του Κωνσταντίνου Α. Ψάχου σε κυλίνδρους Edison», in: Evangelos Karamanes (ed.), Κωνσταντίνος Ψάχος: ο Μουσικός, ο Λόγιος. Πρακτικά Ημερίδας. Ανατολική Αίθουσα του Μεγάρου της Ακαδημίας Αθηνών, 30 Νοεμβρίου 2007, Athens: Academy of Athens, 2013, 69-78.
  • «“Musica greca”, “ψαλτική των Λατίνων” και το χειρόγραφο της Πλατυτέρας στην Κέρκυρα», in: Panagiotis Skoufis (ed.), Θέματα Ελληνικής Μουσικής Ι. Πρακτικά ημερίδας της 31ης Αυγούστου 2013, Kardamyli: Μουσικό Σπουδαστήριο Καρδαμύλης, 2017, 47-80.
  • “The concept of ‘old melody’ in modern Greek chant. Two characteristic cases”, in: Christian Troelsgård, Gerda Wolfram (eds), Byzantine Chant, Radiation and Interaction. Proceedings of the Congress held at Hernen Castle, the Netherlands, in December 2015, Peeters, Leuven 2022, 17-34.
Updated: 15-02-2024

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