Music composer, performer and teacher. He was born on February 6, 1973, with an origin from the village of Kontea, Famagusta.
1993 - 1998: Studies at the Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens, focusing in usic anthropology, Cyprus traditional and world music.
He is a music teacher in secondary education. He also taught music for a five-year period at the Drama School "Vladimiros Kafkarides".
He performs plugged instruments such as guitar, greek lute, bouzouki family, mandola, mandolin, banjo and oud.
He is married to the singer Atys (Hatice Ardost) and have a son, Arion. They are indissolubly linked to life and music and presented together in concerts with gypsy songs and an international repertoire performed by Atys, where he orchestrates and performs plugged instruments. Their marriage, which is seen as a phenomenon in Cyprus, attracted the international media (Euronews, France 24, ZDF, Reuters, etc.) and twice awarded the Stelios bi-communal awards.
Since 2003 she has been presenting the productions "Songs of the World" and establishing the Cyprus- ethnic band "Kyprogeneia", with presentations in Cyprus and abroad ("Cyprus 2006" International Festival, First Cyprus-Russian Gala (Presidential Palace), "Expo Zaragoza 2008" (Spain) , The Palace of Justice (Luxembourg), the fifty-year anniversary of the Republic of Cyprus (Ireland), as well as concerts with a message of peaceful coexistence between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots, as Aghios Charalambous Church in Kontea, Othello Tower in Famagusta , Athienou (for opening the checkpoint of Pyroi) and others.
As a theatre composer he collaborated with directors such as Evis Gavrielidis, Nikos Charalambous, Monika Vassiliou, Giorgos Mouaimis and Yaşar Ersoy. He worked for the Cyprus Theatre Organisation, Satirico Theater, Skala Theater, ETHAL and others, in more than 30 productions, such as "Lysistrata", "Frogs" and "Irene" by Aristophanes, "The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint Exupéry, "Leoforion o Pothos" ("A Streetcar Named Desire") by Tennessee Williams, "Orgismena niata" ("Look Back in Anger") by John Osborne , "Roastbeef" by Lia Vitali, "The Vagina Monologues" by Eve Ensler, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare. "Vassilis Michaelides" by Makis Antonopoulos, "Blood Enemies" by Arkas, "Hamlet II" by Sam Bobrick, "The Lionheart in Cyprus" by Antros Pavlides etc. He also composed music for dancing in productions of Echo Arts ("Dance Platform - Rialto Theater", "Festival of Cypriot Dancers and Choreographers", etc.), where he was often a performer both as a musician and as a dancer, as he has been working for a five-year period with contemporary dance and dance theater.
He has participated in many independent productions, such as celebrations for the fiftieth anniversary of the Republic of Cyprus (Emblematic Opening / Armenian Community shows / Press Office show), soloist in the greek lute with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra in his own adaptations of Cypriot dances etc.
He set in music a large part of the poetry of the Greek Cypriot legendary poet Vasilis Michaelidis (1849-1917) and presents it in concerts on the CD/book titled "The first realm of kingdom had gods build it", where he collaborated with Kostas Chatzis, Christos Thivaios, Alkinoos Ioannidis, Giannis Kotsiras, Vassilis Lekkas, Manolis Mitsias, Vassilis Papakonstantinou, Kyriakou Pelagia, Christos Sikkis, Michalis Terlikkas and others. The work presented in Cyprus and in Athens, Thesssaloniki, Stockholm, Melbourne and Moscow.
In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, he has been teaching seminars to teachers and students on theater music and poetry set in music. He has organized and participated in many educational performances such as "Once upon a ... music", "Chiotisa", "Vassilis Michaelides, 100 years since his death" and so on.
In 2018 he began presenting and recording his musical settings in sixty-four poems of Dimitris Lipertis (1866-1937) written in the Cyprus Greek dialect.