Born in Athens in 1972, Christos Psichogios studied electric organ, piano and theory at the Hellenic Conservatory, acquiring the harmony, organ and counterpoint degrees. He continued his studies at Ph. Nakas Conservatory, acquiring the fugue degree (professor: Panayotis Adam) and the Composition Diploma (Professor: Joseph Papadatos). Meanwhile, he studied orchestral percussion with Demetris Tzafestas and he attended master classes in Composition (with Theodore Adoniou), Baroque Music (with P. Adam) and Schubert’s Lieder technique (with Vassilis Foster). He also studied Psychology at the American College of Greece.
He has taught electronic organ at “Protoporia 2000” Conservatory (1998-99) and has prepared students for Universities of music studies and music schools. He teaches theory, harmony, history of music, analysis, instrumentation, counterpoint, fugue and choir at Ph. Nakas Conservatory since 1999, and he also teaches the Berklee Study Abroad students, enrolled at the Philippos Nakas Conservatory.
His compositions include solo works, chamber music, works for orchestra, choral music, songs, theater music as well as works for children choir and student ensembles. His music has been performed by the Camerata Orchestra (at the Megaron of Music in Athens) and the “Emmelia” choral ensemble.
He is the writer of seven educative books for music (Philippos Nakas Publications).
Advanced Theory | Morphology - Instrumentation | History of Music | Mandatory Theory