Dr. Nikolaos Xanthoulis

"The Musician's Life: Interpreting the Pitsa Cave Sacrifice Painting"

Dr. Xanthoulis will be joining our Stanford AIA Chapter on Friday, November 3 at 8:00pm, Packard Bldg., Room 101
as the AIA Kress Alumni Lecturer.

Reception to follow.
Lecture is free and open to the public.

Nikolaus Xanthoulis is Music Researcher with the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, and has served with the Greek National Opera (as Principal Trumpet Player and Head of Education), and Greek Public Radio & Television (as Artistic Director of the Orchestras and Choir).  He holds his degrees from the Sofia Music Academy (Ph.D.), the Panteion University of Athens, and the Athens and Athenaeum Conservatories.  His fields of research are the music of ancient Greece, the ancient Greek trumpet (Salpinx) and lyre, and the performance of ancient Greek lyric songs; his current project is the revival of the ancient Greek lyre.  Dr. Xanthoulis was an AIA Kress Lecturer for 2012/2013, and is returning for a tour as Kress Alumni Lecturer for 2017/2018.

To read an article by Dr. Xanthoulis' :

Salpinx: The Ancient Greek Trumpet


For more about Dr. Xanthoulis, you can read the wikipedia entry.