Giuseppe Sanfratello (1985) is currently PhD fellow at the Department of Humanities (DISUM), University of Catania. He does research in Ethnomusicology, Byzantine Musicology and Anthropology of Music. He has conducted postgraduate studies on Cretan music, and doctoral researches in the field of Byzantine chant. In addition, he has taught ethnomusicology at the University of Copenhagen (2015) and at the Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University (Corfu, 2016). His current (second) PhD project focuses on the musical traditions of the Ionian Islands.