Aki Pasoulas
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Aki Pasoulas is a composer and a Lecturer in Music and Audio Arts at the University of Kent. He is the Director of Education, Deputy Dir. of Research and Director of MAAST (Music and Audio Arts Sound Theatre). He served as the Director of Studies in the Department of Music and Audio Arts until his Sabbatical in January 2015, and as Senior Tutor in 2015-16. He holds a PhD on timescale perception in electroacoustic music (supervised by Denis Smalley, AHRC funded), and between 2004 and 2012 he taught at universities in London including City, Middlesex, and the University of the Arts. His research interests include acousmatic music, time and timescale perception in relation to music, psychoacoustics and sound perception, spatial sound, acoustic communication, and soundscape ecology especially in relation to listening psychology. He has written for instruments, found objects, voice, recorded and electronic sound, composed music for the theatre and for short films, and organised and performed with many ensembles. Aki received honourable mentions at international competitions, and his music was selected and performed at key events worldwide.