Dinos (C.D.) Constantinides is Boyd Professor and Coordinator of Composition at the School of Music at Louisiana State University. He received diplomas in Theory and Violin at the Greek Conservatory in Athens, Greece, and a diploma in Violin at Juilliard School. He received his Master's Degree in Music from Indiana University and his Ph.D. in Composition from Michigan State University. He has also studied at Brandeis University, Meadowmount School of Music, and the Athens Conservatory. He has studied violin with Dorothy Delay, Ivan Galamian, and Josef Gingold.
As a composer, he has received First Prizes in the Delius Composition Contest, the L'Ensemble Competition of New York, the National Brooklyn College Chamber Opera Competition, and the First Midwest Chamber Opera Theatre Conference. He has also won twenty-three consecutive ASCAP Standard Awards in Serious Composition.
Constantinides has published 129 compositions with Allyn and Bacon, Cimarron Music and Reproductions, Conners Publications, Dorn Publications, Editions Nakas, Publications of the University of Veracruz, Seesaw Music Corporation, Society of Composers, Inc., and TAP Music Sales. His music is recorded on Capstone Records, Crest Records, Crystal Records, New Ariel Recordings, Orion Master Recordings, Vestige Recordings, and Vienna Modern Masters.
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