Gregory Emfietzis

Gregory Emfietzis

Composer / Sound Designer

  • Location: Teddington, London
  • Career stage: Early
  • Freelancer: Available

Gregory Emfietzis is a London-based freelance composer, sound designer and performer. Born in Thessaloniki (Greece), he played the violin and sang, performing in many international festivals, concerts and operas, before and while taking a degree in Music Science and Art at the University of Macedonia. He moved to the UK in 2004, to study composition with Christopher Fox at Huddersfield University and with Fox, Richard Barrett and Jennifer Walshe at Brunel University.

His music explores the drama, psychology and ritualism of public performance. In addition to a number of semi or fully staged concert works, Gregory has been engaged with a number of his own and other artists’ multidisciplinary collaborative projects, primarily dealing with theatre, dance and design.

Performances of his works have taken place across Europe and America, and have been featured by some of the world’s most illustrious ensembles and festivals. As well as a composer, Emfietzis is Composer in Residence at the Youth Music Centre (London), and Artistic Director of the Metapraxis Ensemble.

Work History

Violin Teacher - Saint Gabriel's College, UK

Sep 2011 - Present

Musicianship Teacher / Orchestra Conductor - Youth Music Centre (Barnet / Hampstead)

Jan 2011 - Present

Composer - London Symphony Orchestra

Sep 2013 - Jan 2014

Composer - London Sinfonietta

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

Composer - Greek National Opera

Jan 2013 - Jul 2013

Composer - Wiener Konzerthaus - Berlin Philharmonic

May 2013 - Jun 2013

Music Lecturer - Roehampton University, UK

Sep 2009 - Jul 2012

Community Music Administrator - Roehampton University, UK

Jan 2008 - Jul 2010

Education

Composition - PhD - Brunel University, UK

Mar 2007 - Feb 2012

Composition & Contemporary Music - MA - University of Huddersfield, UK

Sep 2004 - Sep 2005

Music Science & Art - BA - University of Macedonia, Greece

Sep 1999 - Aug 2004

Skills

  • Composition
  • Conducting
  • Contemporary
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Cubase
  • Dance
  • Electronic Music
  • film music
  • Finale
  • Logic Pro
  • Max/MSP
  • Music
  • Music Composition
  • Music Editing
  • Music Performance
  • Music Production
  • Music Recording
  • Music Recording and Production
  • Music Scoring
  • Music Teaching
  • Music Technology
  • music theory
  • Music Writing
  • Musical
  • Musical Performer
  • Musical Theatre
  • Musician
  • Sibelius
  • Sound and Video
  • Theatre
  • Violin

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