Maria Argyriou currently serves as Laboratory Teaching Staff for Applied Music Pedagogy, Department of Pre School Education & Educational Design, School of Humanities, University of The Aegean (Rhodes, Greece). She has a Post-doctoral degree from the same Department (Practical Aspects & Praxial Philosophy of Music Education). She holds a Ph.D. (Department of Music Studies, Ionian University), specializing in Cultural Policy and Music Education, as well as the social and political aspects of Music Education, a Master of Education (The Open University of Greece) as well a second Master in Education with specialization in Education Leadership and School Units Assessment. Her literary activities include the official textbooks for Greek Music Education (School-Age 6-8: Student’s Book, Student’s Textbook, Teachers Handbook), as well as editing scientific and pedagogical editions for the Greek Association of Primary Music Education Teachers (GAPMET, www.primarymusic.gr). She is co-editor of the open-access “Hellenic Journal of Music, Education & Culture” (HeJMEC, http://hejmec.eu/journal/index.php/HeJMEC) and editor of the open-access journal "MUSIC IN THE FIRST GRADE" (http://mspv.aegean.gr/) (Department of Pre School Education & Educational Design, School of Humanities, University of The Aegean). Maria is a member of the International Society of Music Education (convenor) of SIG Practice and Research Group in Integrated Music Education (PRIME), a member of the European Music Council (EMC) and In chief of South East Europe Consortium For Music Pedagogy & Research (SEEConMusPR) consisted of 12 countries.