Chrysi Nanou

Music Fellow


Pianist Chrysi Nanou combines a career as a performer, curator, and researcher in music psychology. She is currently a Music Fellow and Lecturer at RPI, NY.

Born in Greece, Chrysi’s personal and professional aesthetics were formed in Paris and further shaped in the United States with her studies at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris / Alfred Cortot, The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, and at Stanford University’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA).

Her repertoire is particularly diverse, ranging from core classical music to twentieth-century and contemporary music in a wide variety of genres. Appearing as a concert pianist in over 30 countries, she has premiered many compositions by young and eminent composers.

Chrysi has served as the Artistic Coordinator of CCRMA (Stanford University, Palo Alto, California) and currently sits on the board of the International Computer Music Association (ICMA). She co-hosts the Leonardo LASER talks at Cambridge University and is an Associate Editor for the AI & Society: Knowledge, Culture and Communication Springer Journal.

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