Born in Katerini in 1975, Dimitris Bakas studied composition with Theodore Antoniou. In 2004 he moved to London for further studies in composition at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he was awarded an MMus and recently completed succesfully his PhD, under the supervision of Roger Redgate. His music has been performed in the UK, Greece and USA and has successfully participated in competitions and in residencies worldwide. In 2009 he was a shortlist composer at Sound and Music. For the academic year 2010 -- 2011 Bakas was a visiting scholar at Columbia University in New York (accepted by Tristan Murail) where he completed a Post Doctoral Research.
Dimitris Bakas is a member of the Greek Composers Union (ΕΕΜ), the Hellenic Electroacoustic Music Composers Assosiation (HΕLMCA), the Contemporary Music Research Centre (KSYME), the Hellenic Society for Acoustic Ecology (HSAE) and the temp’Ora Project. Dimitris Bakas along with Dr. Dimitris Exarchos and Dr. Panos Ghikas is a founding member of the Migrant Sound, a London-based not-for-profit organisation, which aims to promote, organise and release new music.