Born in Giannena in 1971. She studied at the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki (Diplomas in Piano, Percussion, Byzantine Music, Graduate Degree in
Georgia Tenta was born in Ioannina in 1971. She studied at the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki (Diploma in Piano, Diploma in Percussion, Diploma in Byzantine Music, Degrees in Theory of Music and Music Composition studies) and in the Department of Music Studies, AUTH. She has attended a Physical Theater seminar facilitated by John Britton at the University of Huddersfield. She has studied singing and vocal techniques with Savina Giannatou, Mirka Giementzaki, Valia Mavridou and Spyros Sakkas. Georgia is a PhD candidate in the Department of Music Studies at the Ionian University, researching the Greek-speaking polyphonic-singing tradition in Southern Albania. She is a founding member and coordinator of the vocal ensembles Dioni (2004 – 2006) and Pleiades (2006 – today). Together with the Pleiades vocal ensemble she has performed in Greece and abroad (14th Biennale of Young Artists of Europe and the Mediterranean, Documenta 2017, Summer Nostos Festival 2019, Thessaloniki Concert Hall, Athens Concert Hall, among others), while as a performer, composer, pianist, percussionist, and singer she has participated in various performances and concerts. She has taught Traditional Singing at the Department of Music Science and Art at the University of Macedonia and has worked as a vocal and music coach for many theatrical performances. Her research interest focuses on the relationship between voice and body, and how this can lead to attentive observation of the self and the other and therefore to mutual understanding and collaboration within a creative process.