Theodore Lotis studied the guitar, flute, music analysis and composition in Greece, Belgium and the UK. He has completed a PhD in Music at the City University in London (England, UK) thanks to grants from the British Academy (Arts and Humanities Research Board), and the Foundation AS Onassis.
Having produced several instrumental works and collaborated with artists from various disciplines (dance, theatre, video) his current endeavours in music are focused on spectrum, timbre, sonic space and light. His music has been performed at festivals and conferences in Europe, Australia, America and Asia. He was commissioned by Musiques & Recherches (Belgium, 1997, 2000), Sculpted Sound Composers Competition (UK, 2000), Amici della Musica di Cagliari (Italy, 2001), and Visiones Sonoras (Mexico, 2007). He has received a number of awards and distinctions at Bourges (France, 2000), Sculpted Sound Composers (UK, 2000), Métamorphoses (Belgium, 2000, 02), Luigi Russolo (Italy, 2000, 02), CIMESP (Brasil, 2001), and Jeu de temps / Times Play (Canada, 2002) competitions. He was awarded the first prize at the Spatialization competition L’Espace du son 2002 organized by Musiques & Recherches (Belgium, 2002).
Theodore Lotis has been teaching electronic music composition at Goldsmiths College, University of London (2001-03), Technological and Educational Institute of Crete (2003-04) and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece, 2004-05). He is currently lecturing at the Ionian University (Corfu, Greece). He is founding member of the Hellenic Electroacoustic Music Composers Association (HELMCA) and the Hellenic Society for Acoustic Ecology.