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Evi Martyn

Evi Martyn, musician, educator. Recipient Excellent Artistic Evaluation, International Communications Agency, Washington, 1980, Award of Merit, Rotary Club of Southern California, 1986, Knights of Pythias, 1993, The Andreas Sygros Gold medal, Greece Minister of Culture, First prize with gold medal, Royal Conservatory, Athens, 1959.


  • Martyn, Evi was born on November 12, 1941 in Athens, Greece. Arrived in the United States, 1965. Daughter of Anastasios and Sophia (Alivizatos) Giannatos.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Royal Conservatory Athens, 1959. Master of Arts, Royal Conservatory Athens, Greece, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy Music, Hochschule fur Musik, Munich, Germany, 1963.


    • Owner, founder Martyn School Music, Los Alamitos, California, since 1973, chair keyboard department, since 1973. Lecturer, adjudicator, demonstrator numerous competitions, seminars, workshops etc. Frequent contributor Hellas FM Radio Station, New York City.

      With James Fetzer Radio, Duluth University Minnesota. Guest speaker in arts & letters and international economy & geopolitics Hellas FM, Radio Station, New York City, Radio Fetzer, Duluth University, Minnesota.


    • The Root Of The Evil
    • All wars of the twentieth century beginning with the first world war until this minute that these lines are being written, are the creation of a small clique of powerful men, who act secretly, systematically, invisibly and who have the power and the financial freedom to buy not only the conscience of individuals, but the consciences of political leaders and to influence Nations, Governments, Religions, Political beliefs, almost everything and everyone.
    • Author: Art of Piano Playing, 1988, The Root of Evil, 2005. Contributing author: Hellenic Voice. Contributor articles to professional magazines.

      International performances include Wigmore Hall, London, Playel Hall, Paris, Merkin Hall, New York City, soloist Southwest Symphony of Utah, St. George, 2006. Author: Captain Philip Markopoulos a Patton's Hero: An Incredible True Story When Fate and Destiny Outpower Weapons, 2009.


    Performer at numerous benefit concerts including: District of Columbia Performing Arts Center, 1983, KLON Public Radio, Long Beach, California, Rotary Club Benefit for Needy, Huntington Beach, 1985, Hellenic University Club, Loyola Marymount University, 1996. Founder Philip Martyn Coterie Fine Arts. Member of International Association Music Competitions, National Association Music Teachers, National Guild Piano Teachers (Named to Hall of Fame 1989).





    • father: Anastasios Giannatos
    • mother: Sophia (Alivizatos) Giannatos
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    Born November 12, 1941
    (age 74)
    • 1959
      Royal Conservatory Athens
    • 1959
      Royal Conservatory Athens
    • 1963
      Hochschule fur Musik
    • 1973
    • 1973
      Los Alamitos, California, United States