Zoi Zeniodi

Zoi Zeniodis is the Ambassador of the Hellenic Institute of Cultural Diplomacy in the field of Music

Mrs. Zenioides, conductor of the Greek-Turkish Youth Orchestra and first woman with a PhD in Orchestra Direction in Greece, was selected by the Dallas Opera as a member of the Institute of Women Conductors 2016. In the Opera and Ballet, she has directed at Opera Southwest (2017) (2014), the Florida Grand Opera (2012-2015), the Aegean Festival (2014-2015), and the University of Miami (2007-2011), the National Opera House (2016), the College of Arts and Letters (2014) In the symphonic repertoire he has directed the New England Symphonic Ensemble at Carnegie Hall (2017), the Brno Philharmonic, the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra, the Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra, the Pan-European Philharmonic, Palm Beach Symphony, New Florida Philharmonic , the National Orchestra of Thessaloniki, the ERT National Symphony Orchestra, Armonia Atenaea, the Thessaloniki Symphony Orchestra, the Spanish Youth Orchestra, the Florida Youth Orchestra as well as the ARTéfacts and Ensemble 21 ensembles. In the past, MOYSA Archimedes (2015), Artistic Director and Conductor of A lhambra Orchestra (2012-2015) and Frost Symphony Orchestra (2007-2011). He has also taken part in major seminars in which he has run the Cleveland Orchestra and Stockholm Sinfonietta. He has recorded three CDs with Albany Records: Thomas Sleeper’s “Translucence” with the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, “XENIA” by Thomas Sleeper with the Frost Symphony Orchestra and Frank Ticheli’s “An American Dream” with the Frost Symphony Orchestra. He has also recorded the “Thiva102Km” CD with the ARTéfacts (Puzzlemusik) set and the Uroboros Music CD “Through a Glass Darkly” by Thomas Sleeper. The international press has written: “The concert showed how satisfactory interpretations can be created by the right person at the podium. With impressive prestige and skill, he received a superb performance from the orchestra, one of the best he ever gave. It created maximum intensity in the initial sequences, bringing the quiet dream place to a great climax. “David Fleshler, South Florida Classical Review. (November 22, 2009) As a conductor and pianist, he has appeared in major concerts and international festivals in Greece, America, England, France, Italy, Croatia, Austria, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Russia, Vietnam, Venezuela and Mauritius. As well as the only Artist Diploma in Conducting ever awarded by the University of Miami. He has studied piano in England (Royal College of Music), Austria (Mozarteum / Postgraduate Diploma in Vocal Accompaniment) and in Greece with Inda Lauri Margariti. In 2003 she was given the title “Rosemary Bugden Junior Fellow” by the Royal College of Music in London, where she worked for two years. During her studies, she won first prize in all pianist escort competitions at the Royal College. She has been a scholar of the Alexander A. Onassis Foundation, the Friends of Music Association, the Proponti Foundation, the Royal College of Music and the University of Miami.