Spiros possesses the natural talent of being familiar with various musical genres and repertoire from baroque to contemporary, instrumental, electronic, piano music (there is a lot of it!) minimal, ambient and lately he emphasizes on silent films music.
His works have been performed in the main music halls of Greece: The Athens Concert Hall, Parnassus Literal Society, Theocharakis Foundation, “Stegi” (Stage) of Fine Arts, Michael Cacoyiannis Foundation, German Institute Goethe – Atene, HellenicAmerican Union, Nakas Conservatory, Telogleion Institute of Arts (Thessaloniki), State Music Academy of Thessaloniki, Technical University of Patras and in the following European cities: London, Glasgow, Munich, Ancona, Moscow, St Petersburg.
Born in Greece in 1976, Spiros’s musical talent was discovered at an early age when he began studying music theory and piano performance. His first public performance as a pianist was at the age of 7. As an adult, initially studied Musicology, (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1995-2000), Music Theory (State Music Academy of Thessaloniki) and Piano (Contemporary Conservatory of Thessaloniki), where he graduated as a piano soloist with a “1st Prize for outstanding distinction”. He latterly moved to London and studied composition (MMus in Composition) at Goldsmiths – University of London (2002).
Returning to Greece he won the 1st Prize of Composition for the “G.A.Papaionannou Contest” organized by the Greek Composers Union for his work String Quartet no 2. He engaged his collaboration with the Public Sector of The Athens Concert Hall, having produced more than 150 original program notes and analyses for various compositions (2004- 2011). He has also collaborated with the Athens and Epidaurus Festival and The Lyrical Scene as a musicologist.
He become member of the Greek Composers Union at 2006. He completed a Phd in Composition at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2011). He is also awarded as a musicologist for his work The Hellenic Element in the Ionian Music School (2013). He continued his studies at Upbeat Compositional Summer courses of (Croatia - 2012) and at the Darmstadt International Music School (Germany - 2014).
Dimitris Lagios, Kostas Grimaldis, Evi Nika Sampson, Michalis Lapidakis, Nikos Solomonidis, Kostas Siempis, Pavlos Demetriades, Georgios Thymis, Lambis Vassiliadis, Giannis Vacarelis, Alexandros Mouzas, Roger Redgate, John Baily, Joel Hoffman, Pierluigi Billone, Helmut Lachenmann and Bryan Ferneyhough are mentioned among his teachers in the fields of composition, piano and musicology.
His 3 first records (Music on Poetry, The String Quartets, and Liquid Time) are available on iTunes and Amazon.
His compositions are printed for Europe by the Swiss Publisher MusicaNeo.