Kosmas Lapatas

piano, composer
About

Award-winning pianist Kosmas Lapatas studied Classical & Modern Piano, Piano Pedagogy, Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue, Musicology, Music Technology, Piano Technology and Computer Composition.

He has received awards in Piano Performance, Composition, Music Education and Conducting.

He also studied Teaching Pedagogy, Music Education, Early, Modern & Post-modern Music, Performance Practice, Philosophy & Aesthetics, Blended & Individualized Teaching, Literature, Poetry & Drama, and Art & Film History. He has attended intensive master classes in Piano Performance & Pedagogy, Music Education, Music Technology, Chamber Music and Conducting.

His tutors are renowned pedagogues from Berklee, Cornell, Curtis, Gnessin, GSMD, Harvard, HCMA, HMK, Indiana, Juilliard, Mannes, Mozarteum, Princeton, RAM, RCM, Royal Holloway, UCL, Yale, and were trained by iconic classical musicians such as Anda, Boulanger, Brailowsky, Curzon, Enescu, Guerrero, Hindemith, Horszowski, Hubert, Kortone, Leteiner, Lhevinne, Marcus, Markevitch, Messiaen, Moravec, Musulin, Naumov, Neumann, Ogdon, Orff, Sebok, Serkin, Skoda, Slenczynska, Solomon, Svetlanova, Tocco, Vlassenko.

Since 1995 he has devoted himself to teaching the piano to children, teen and adults. He is the founder of the Holistic Piano Pedagogy model. 

latest News
CELEBRATING MY 231 PIANO STUDENTS (1995-2017)! 18. Nov 2016

PROF. KOSMAS LAPATAS IS CELEBRATING 22 YEARS OF PIANO PEDAGOGY & HIS 231 PIANO STUDENTS! http://klapatas.weebly.com

Ο ΚΑΘ. ΚΟΣΜΑΣ ΛΑΠΑΤΑΣ ΓΙΟΡΤΑΖΕΙ 22 ΧΡΟΝΙΑ ΔΙΔΑΣΚΑΛΙΑΣ ΠΙΑΝΟΥ ΚΑΙ 231 ΜΑΘΗΤΕΣ! http://piano-lessons.tk



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Short Profile

NameLapatas, Kosmas
Born inGreece, Europe
Home LocationGlyfáda, Greece
Main languageGreek, Modern (1453-)
Additional languages English 

Hymn Of The Universe
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MEROPE KONTENTOS
 REVIEW,
"''He is a unique teaching talent, not limited to the boundaries of his country. His immense love for children and music has taken him to a whole other level."
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Kosmas Lapatas - Toccata
MARCOS ALEXIOU
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"Kosmas is a highly skilled educator who inspires and leads his students to capture the true essence of teaching: experience that transcends to the highest form of art."
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Extraterrestrial
 ''Eclectic, artistic, darkly mysterious and demonic'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Jazz Nocturne #1
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Kosmas Lapatas - Psychedelic Visions
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Chopin - Valse Op69 No2
Psychedelic Visions
 ''Mystic, magical, and hypnotizing; absolutely mind-flipping'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Genesis 1-14
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Scarlatti - Sonatas K87, K197, K466 (LIVE)
Piano Impossible!
With great pride I present to you a mini trailer made by two of my K-8 students. Here at the Piano School we live our lives in love, light, dream, art and creation. You??  
Kosmas Lapatas - Jeanne D' Arc
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ERIK TAWASTJERNA
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""His interpretations range from sensual, lyrical and emotional, to dynamic, intense and riveting.""
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Associations/subscriptions/memberships
Beethoven - Sonata Patetica
Chopin - Mazurka in G
Kosmas Lapatas - Tears From Heaven
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Kosmas Lapatas - Extraterrestrial
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Romanos Resort
 ''Euphoric, melodic and uplifting, as well as limitless, uncensored emotion'',
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Rachmaninoff - Prelude Op23 No4
Insanity
 ''The most intellectual and provocative avant-garde score I have heard since The Cell'',
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Chopin - Polonaise Militaire
Scriabin - 14 Preludes
Chopin - Nocturne Op9 No2
Kosmas Lapatas - Psychedelic Dreams
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Kosmas Lapatas - Pink Panther Theme
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Shostakovitch - Pno Concerto No2 (LIVE)
Kosmas Lapatas - Underwater City
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Chopin - Prelude Op28 No4
Mozart - Alla Turca
JOHN ANDRIANOPOULOS
 REVIEW,
"He has deep musical training, talent, personality and boundless energy. He always manages to surprises with his innovative teaching methods stemming from his absolute love and devotion to children, music and education. On a daily basis, he expands his knowledge on piano pedagogy, composition and music technology, music history, research and musicology, biography and discography. He is equally able to teach from toddlers up to the highest musical institutions."
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ANTONY SKELLAS
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"''There are thoudands of pianists outhere, but only a handful of natural born teachers...''"
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GIANNA TZANOUKAKI
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"Mr Lapatas has excellent teaching and communication skills and has a great rapport with different students and different age groups. He is flexible to accommodate any students' needs and provide them with creative teaching approaches. He is flexible, adaptive, reliable, enthusiastic, positive and very creative. He is well-mannered with a great sense of humour and he is a team player."
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Kosmas Lapatas - SYRIA
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Solar System
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Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #14 (Chopiniana)
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #11 (Rachmaniana)
Kosmas Lapatas - Heaven & Hell
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Transit
 ''Exotic shimmer, seething haze, moments of pondering and melancholy reversed into blissful states of togetherness'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Chopin The Bees
DANAE KARA
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""He has a solid musical foundation, talent, love and dedication to music, comfort and transmissibility with children, young people and mature students.''"
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Kosmas Lapatas - Piano Preludes
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Kosmas Lapatas - Allegro Barbaro
Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata
Kosmas Lapatas - Piano Preludes (1994)
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GRETCHEN MINEMI
 REVIEW,
"Mr K. Lapatas is industrious, intelligent, and fully enthusiastic. He is considerate, extremely patient and with a real ability to listen and solve complex problems. His overall educational and working background shows a genuine love for children, music and education. All in all, he is loyal, hard-working, talented and with a true dedication to his profession."
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Chopin - Valse Op64 No2
Kosmas Lapatas - The Hero
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Chopin - Valse Op64 No1
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #13 (Raveliana)
Schubert - Gretchen am Spinnrade
City Of Robots
 ''Incredibly deep, rich and realistic, beautiful and authentic; simple but incredibly transporting'',
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Piano Minimal
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Kosmas Lapatas - Interstellar
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Kosmas Lapatas - Battleship
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Beethoven - Fur Elise
Flight
 ''Mellifluous, simple and hypnotic, you can only surrender to his magic'',
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In The Tunnel
 ''Ambient moments of ecstatic release and a film scoring that would put the lord of the ring to shame'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #12 (Janis)
Rachmaninoff - Pno Concerto #1 (excerpt)
Albeniz - El Puerto (LIVE)
Debussy - Dr Gradus at Parnassum
The Planets
 ''Luminous, gloomy, dark, distant, dreamy, cold, this is a condensed electronic landscape, of celestial, sonic beauty'',
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ERICA TRENT
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"''He possesses an exceptional, expressive and poetic depth and an overall astonishing musicianship.''"
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