Fani Konstantinidou is a composer, performer, and musicology researcher interested in the sonic imprints of cultural, cross-cultural, and social identities. She composes music utilizing urban and rural sonic environments, combined with conventional and self-designed digital musical instruments. Her musical ideas are expressed in various formats such as site-specific and multichannel compositions, improvisation, and through collaborative projects with artists of various disciplines. Within this context, she performs live-electronics and composes music for solo instruments and small ensembles.
Fani Konstantinidou is one of the founding members of Foundation, a platform advocating on diversity in electronic music and digital culture. She is also member of the art collective, , a communal art space in Amsterdam Oost where diversity, sustainability, and collectivity are central. In GROND she develops her own artistic projects, and she organizes & curates public music events.
Fani Konstantinidou was born in Greece and, currently, she lives and works in Amsterdam. She studied classical guitar and she has a bachelor's on Music Technology & Acoustics. Later on, she studied electroacoustic music composition at the Ionian University in Greece, as well as at the the Royal Conservatoir in The Hague, the Netherlands (Institute of Sonology). She is a PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam she works as a lecturer at the University of the Arts The Hague (Royal Conservatoir, Institute of Sonology) and the Univeristy of the Arts Utrecht (Music & Technology).