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"Ιmpressions" by Maddie Stephenson - Alexandra Christodimou, Yiannis Petridis, guitar duo - ALEA III

"Ιmpressions" by Maddie Stephenson - Alexandra Christodimou, Yiannis Petridis, guitar duo - ALEA III

ALEA III New Music Ensemble in Residence at Boston University since 1979 Theodore Antoniou, Founder "Impressions" (2019-2020) by Maddie Stephenson I. The City (0:32) 2. The Sea (3:10) Alexandra Christodimou and Yiannis Petridis, guitar duo Recorded and filmed in February 2021 at ApolloMuse Recording Studio Naxos, Greece Produced as part of the 2021 ALEA III Summer Meetings Copyright ©: 2021 by ALEA III, Inc. All rights reserved Information about the performers is available here: Maddie Stephenson (b. 1999) is currently pursuing her Masters in Music Theory and Composition - Screen Scoring at New York University (Steinhardt '23). She has studied under Paul Chihara (NYU), Dr. John Wallace and Dr. Richard Cornell (Boston University '21), and, while studying abroad at the Royal College of Music in London, Dr. Haris Kittos. Since beginning her career as a composer in 2017, she has written a multitude of solo and chamber works. She was commissioned to write a solo piano piece, “Restless,” for her colleague at BU, which was performed in March of 2020. In February of 2019, she attended Berklee’s ALEA III festival in Athens, Greece, where she met the esteemed Greek guitar duo, Alexandria Christodimou and Yannis Petridis. They subsequently performed her work for two guitars, “Impressions,” on April 29, 2020. More recently, Maddie was commissioned to write a chamber work, “Cycles,” for Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas (Spring 2022 premiere). In December 2020, she was commissioned by Lake Forest Academy to write fifteen original songs for a brand new musical, "City of the Seven Gates," which premiered virtually in October 2021. Additionally, Maddie is a trained concert pianist, and has performed a variety of solo works, including her two Piano Sonatas (2018 and 2021, respectively). [Updated November 2021] To obtain performance material contact ALEA III
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