kolydasTassos_thumbTassos Kolydas is a member of the Laboratory-Teaching Staff of the Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has studied musicology (PhD), computer science (MSc), and guitar. He has published musicological and computer science papers in both Greek and international journals. He recently published a book on the life and work of the guitarist Dimitri Fampas. He has presented papers on musicology and computer science at international conferences.

His teaching experience includes courses on history of music, guitar history in Europe, digital scores and electronic publications, and audio engineering. He has developed web applications for projects on digitising cultural collections on behalf of the University of Athens, the Greek National Opera, the University of Ioannina and the Institute of Research on Music and Acoustics.

A founding member of the musicological journal Polyphonia, he also serves as a member of its editorial committee. Kolydas has served as Chairman of the Alumni of the Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens and Executive Secretary of the Greek Music Council. He is a member of the Hellenic Musicological Society and the Greek Society for Music Education.