Eirini Patsea was born in Athens. She graduated from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens holding a BA degree in Music Studies. She also studied singing and Choral Conducting at the Greek Kodály Conservatory, obtaining in both fields diplomas with distinction and prize of excellence. She continued her academic studies in her second country of origin, Hungary, receiving a post graduate diploma in Vocal Pedagogy and an MA in Kodály music pedagogy, from the Kodály Institute of the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, with distinction and highest honors. Eirini is a member of the International Kodály Society and she actively participates in the International Music education scenery: amongst others she has given lectures and workshops in Greece, Hungary, in Canada and in China.
Since 2016 she is a member of the Ars Nova vocal ensemble led by dr. Katalin Kiss, and since 2017 she is also singing in the Liszt Academy’s residence choir, the New Liszt Ferenc Chamber Choir, led by dr. László Norbert Nemes. She is frequently assisting both ensambles with vocal coaching. From 2016 until 2018 she has been vocal coach and assistant conductor of the Csíkszerda choir (directed by dr. Árpád Tóth) and the co-conductor of the Csíkszerda female chamber choir, in Budapest. She continues working with the choir as a choir clinician regularly. She has taught several years in the Greek Kodály Conservatory in Athens, according to the Kodály Method: she led early childhood music classes, solfege classes and she is the assistant conductor in both the Mixed and Children’s choir of the Conservatory since 2009.