May Roosevelt, is a Greek composer, producer and thereminist. Born and raised in Thessaloniki, May Roosevelt took to violin lessons at the age of twelve. Nine years later her violin was replaced by the theremin, one of the earliest electronic musical instruments. She began performing with various bands in Greece and also recording her own music using theremin, synthesizers and electronic beats. In 2009 she released her debut EP 'Panda, a story about love and fear', followed by her self released album 'Haunted' in 2011. In April 2013, she released her third album, 'Music to the poetry of Ntinos Christianopoulos'.










SELECTED SOLO PERFORMANCES


July 2017 | Vovousa Festival. Vovousa, Greece
March 2017 | Moving Silence. Thessaloniki Center of Contemporary Art. Thessaloniki, Greece
December 2016 | Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. Athens, Greece
July 2016 | International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication. Thessaloniki, Greece
June 2016 | St. Johannis Harvestehude Church / Blurred Edges Festival. Hamburg, Germany
February 2016 | Mylos Club. Thessaloniki, Greece
October 2014 | Opening Ceremony of the 2014 World Rowing Coastal Championships. Thessaloniki, Greece
September 2014 | TEDxBerlin. Berlin, Germany
December 2013 | w/ Sonia Theodoriou & the Thessaloniki Municipal Symphony Orchestra. I. Vellidis Conference Center. Thessaloniki, Greece
March 2012 | Polytechno. Corfu, Greece
February 2012 | Xanthi Cultural Hall. Xanthi, Greece
January 2012 Node Festival. Lausanne, Switzerland
June 2011 Miscelanea. Barcelona, Spain
April 2011, | 4FashionShake III. Athens, Greece
November 2010 | BIOS. Athens, Greece
September 2010 | Reworks Festival. Thessaloniki, Greece
May 2010 | Moving Silence Festival. Athens, Greece
March 2010 | Koç University. Istanbul, Turkey
February 2010 | Old Blue Last. London, UK
January 2010 | Mylos Club. Thessaloniki, Greece
June 2009 | Athens Biennale. Athens, Greece
May 2008 | Veria Cultural Hall. Veria, Greece





LECTURES


January 2010 | “The theremin” SAE Institute Athens. Athens, Greece
September 2013 | “The theremin” New Conservatory of Thessaloniki. Thessaloniki, Greece





RESIDENCIES / WORKSHOPS / EXHIBITIONS / OTHER


November 2016 | “Ode to Joy” Audio/Video. / The body and other small tales: Performance at the State Museum of Contemporary Art Collections. / Museum of Contemporary Art Crete, Rethymno, Greece

March 2015 | “Ode to Joy” Audio/Video. / The body and other small tales: Performance at the State Museum of Contemporary Art Collections. / State Museum of Contemporary Art. Thessaloniki, Greece

December 2014 | Original Music for the theatrical play “Orion’s Dog”. Theatre of Neos Kosmos. Athens, Greece

January 2014 | “Ode to Joy” Audio/Video. / “Mediterranean temperament?”. Regional stereotypes and other myths. 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art. Thessaloniki, Greece

October 2013 | Young Artists’ Workshop of the 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art. Participant. Thessaloniki, Greece.

February 2010 | Red Bull Music Academy 2010. Participant. London, UK