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Name: Areti Giovanou
Skills: Accompanist, Soloist, Teacher
Address: NY, United States
Links: E-mail
Pianist Areti Giovanou, a native of Athens, Greece, began her studies with Athina Kapodistria at Athens Conservatory (Odeion Athinon). She graduated with excellence, both in Piano Performance and in Theory from Athens Conservatory in 2001. In 2004, she received her Master of Music degree from Mannes College of Music and was the recipient of a scholarship from the Hellenic Republic State's Scholarship Foundation. In 2006, she received her Professional Studies Diploma from Mannes College of Music, where she studied under scholarship with Pavlina Dokovska.  Keenly interested in collaborative piano, she has worked with pianists Cristina Stanescu, Brian Zeger, Diane Richardson, Glenn Morton and singers Richard Cross, Beth Roberts,Mira Zakai  and Antonia Lavanne.  In 2006, she and the New York Mannes Quartet performed in the Nafplion, Corfu and Chalandri Summer Festivals in Greece. Ms Giovanou has appeared in New York venues such as the Goethe Institut, the Ukrainian and Bulgarian Consulates, the Church of the Holy Trinity, and City Hall of New York, and has also participated in Mannes' "The Birth of Romanticism", "The Flowering of Romanticism", and "The Late Romantics" Festivals. Her performances have taken her throughout the United States, Italy, France, and Greece. In the summer of 2007 was a fund raising concert at the Presidential Palace of Cyprus with the Archdiocesan Metropolitan Youth Choir of New York. In March 2008 she performed with the same choir at the White House, celebrating the Greek Independence day. From September 2007, Ms. Giovanou continues her studies towards a Masters in Collaborative Piano on scholarship with Dr. Cristina Stanescu at Mannes College of Music.



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