Nektaria Karantzi studied law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and also obtained a postgraduate degree in criminal law from the University of Athens. She is currently a doctoral candidate in criminal law at the University of Athens.
She holds a diploma in Byzantine music from the Byzantine School of Music, and has been taught by notable tutors, including Dimitris Verykios. She is currently in training, since 2003, for traditional singing by the renowned interpreter of traditional songs, Chronis Aidonidis. In addition, she has studied the piano and Western musical theory, and has also had voice training under the tutelage of Thanos Petrakis and Dina Goudioti.
Nektaria Karantzi teaches Byzantine music at the “Central Conservatoire” of Athens. She has also begun collaborating with Chronis Aidonidis in concerts and recordings.
She has participated in a series of five tapes/CDs which include the chanting of Byzantine hymns, from the age of fourteen already accompanying the blessed Elder Porphyrios.
Πως προέκυψε το "Άφραστον Θαύμα" Νεκταρία; Πες μας για αυτή τη νέα δισκογραφική κατάθεση. Τι ακούσει κανείς στο cd αυτό;
Ν.Κ.: Το "Άφραστον θαύμα" είναι ένα ακόμα διπλό cd μας, με τον Χρόνη Αηδονίδη, που περιέχει βυζαντινούς εκκλησιαστικούς ύμνους. Ο δάσκαλός μου, μου έκανε...
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