Kosmas Lapatas

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5X award-winning professor Kosmas Lapatas holds graduate and post-graduate DEGREES in Piano Performance (summa cum laude), Piano Pedagogy, Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue, Musicology, Music Technology, Music Production and Computer Composition. He also holds a bachelor's degree in American/English Literature. 

Since 1995 he is dedicated to TEACHING the piano to infants, children, adolescents and adults at home and in public and private schools, colleges, conservatoires and institutions. 

He has TAUGHT at prestigious public and private schools, colleges, conservatoires, orphanages, boarding schools, mental and social instututions, as well as care centres for infants, children, adolescents and adults all over Athens. 

His STUDENTS have been admitted to prestigious music institutions such as Harvard, Berklee, Brown, Tufts, Hunter, Kingston, Leeds, Newcastle, Plymouth, Bangor, Bruxelles, Freibourg, Montpellier, Strasbourg, Queen Mary, as well as Greek music schools, universities and conservatoires and have excelled in degrees, diplomas, competitions, auditions and festivals.

He has PERFORMED at many Greek concert halls and municipal theaters and with various orchestras and he has received stellar REVIEWS for his pedagogy, compositions and performance. 

He has COLLABORATED with more than 180 international recording artists and has RECORDED countless classical, contemporary, minimalist and film music works as well as his own compositions.

His TUTORS were trained by iconic classical musicians such as Anda, Brailowsky, Curzon, Enescu, Hindemith, Horszowski, Hubert, Lhevinne, Marcus, Markevitch, Messiaen, Moravec, Musulin, Naumov, Neuhaus, Neumann, Ogdon, Orff, Sebok, Serkin, Skoda, Slenczynska, Svetlanova, Tocco, Vlassenko, etc.

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Short Profile

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

Kosmas Lapatas - Chopin The Bees
Insanity
 ''The most intellectual and provocative avant-garde score I have heard since The Cell'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Underwater City
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Chopin - Mazurka in G
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #14 (Chopiniana)
Chopin - Nocturne Op9 No2
Kosmas Lapatas - Metamorphoses
Kosmas Lapatas plays Scarlatti: Sonata K.197
Kosmas Lapatas - Toccata
Brown
The Planets
 ''Luminous, gloomy, dark, distant, dreamy, cold, this is a condensed electronic landscape, of celestial, sonic beauty'',
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Kosmas Lapatas plays Solbas Toccata
Kosmas Lapatas - Tears From Heaven
BUY CD: http://klapatas.bandcamp.com/ 
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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Night Bells
Wasserklavier
Kosmas Lapatas - Genesis 1-14
BUY CD: http://klapatas.bandcamp.com/ 
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 - Extraterrestrial
BUY CD: http://klapatas.bandcamp.com/ 
Kalinka
Kosmas Lapatas - Tranfigured Night
Piano Minimal
BUY CD: http://klapatas.bandcamp.com/ 
Flight
 ''Mellifluous, simple and hypnotic, you can only surrender to his magic'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Pink Panther Theme
BUY CD: http://klapatas.bandcamp.com/ 
I Love Thee
Quand Je Bois Du Vin Clairet
Toccatina
Kosmas Lapatas plays Chopin/Lapatas - Prelude op.28 n.4
The Chase
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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Kosmas Lapatas plays Scriabin/Lapatas: Prelude op.11 n.5
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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Fairy Tales
Autumn A Varsovie
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 - Jazz Nocturne #1
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Kosmas Lapatas plays Lapatas: Snow Prelude
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #13 (Raveliana)
Scarlatti - Sonatas K87, K197, K466 (LIVE)
Kosmas Lapatas - Interstellar
BUY CD: http://klapatas.bandcamp.com/ 
In Memoriam
Debussy - Dr Gradus at Parnassum
Associations/subscriptions/memberships
Post-Apocalyptic Preludes
Chopin - Valse Op64 No2
Hymn Of The Universe
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Kosmas Lapatas - Etude #01 (Chromatique)
DANAE KARA
 REVIEW,
""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 - Jeanne D' Arc
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ERIK TAWASTJERNA
 REVIEW,
""His interpretations range from sensual, lyrical and emotional, to dynamic, intense and riveting.""
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Kosmas Lapatas - Heaven & Hell
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Extraterrestrial
 ''Eclectic, artistic, darkly mysterious and demonic'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - SYRIA
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Kosmas Lapatas - Piano Preludes
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Motivy
Kosmas Lapatas - Psychedelic Visions
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Kosmas Lapatas plays Scarlatti: Sonata K.27
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #11 (Rachmaniana)
Contapunctus
MARCOS ALEXIOU
 REVIEW,
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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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Mozart - Alla Turca
City Of Robots
 ''Incredibly deep, rich and realistic, beautiful and authentic; simple but incredibly transporting'',
""
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Twinkle Twinkle
Etude de Sonorite
Kosmas Lapatas - Allegro Barbaro
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #15 (Andreas)
Kosmas Lapatas - Schoenberg Drei Klavierstucke
Rachmaninoff - Pno Concerto #1 (excerpt)
Albeniz - El Puerto (LIVE)
Kosmas Lapatas - The Hero
BUY CD: http://klapatas.bandcamp.com/ 
Night Alley
Ah, vous dirai-je maman
Chopin - Valse Op69 No2
Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata
Chopin - Valse Op64 No1
GIANNA TZANOUKAKI
 REVIEW,
"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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16 Piano Preludes
Beethoven - Sonata Patetica
Schubert - Gretchen am Spinnrade
Kosmas Lapatas plays Scarlatti: Sonata K.87
Shostakovitch - Pno Concerto No2 (LIVE)
ERICA TRENT
 REVIEW,
"''He possesses an exceptional, expressive and poetic depth and an overall astonishing musicianship.''"
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ANTONY SKELLAS
 REVIEW,
"''There are thoudands of pianists outhere, but only a handful of natural born teachers...''"
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Psychedelic Visions
 ''Mystic, magical, and hypnotizing; absolutely mind-flipping'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #12 (Janis)
Lapatas & Students: Kleftopoula (for 6 hands)
Fragilite
Rachmaninoff - Prelude Op23 No4
C minor Prelude
Spanish Romance
Toccata
Transit
 ''Exotic shimmer, seething haze, moments of pondering and melancholy reversed into blissful states of togetherness'',
""
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Winter Nocturne
Nocturne
Chopin - Polonaise Militaire
Kosmas Lapatas - Battleship
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Kosmas Lapatas - Piano Preludes (1994)
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Chopin - Prelude Op28 No4
Kosmas Lapatas plays Lapatas: Obscurite et Lumiere
Toccata
Scriabin - 14 Preludes
Kosmas Lapatas - Psychedelic Dreams
BUY CD: http://klapatas.bandcamp.com/ 
Kosmas Lapatas plays Beethoven/Lapatas: Moonlight (for piano, organ & strings)
Kosmas Lapatas plays Kalatzopoulos/Lapatas: Chryso Mou Esi Paidi
Solar System
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Beethoven - Fur Elise
Romanos Resort
 ''Euphoric, melodic and uplifting, as well as limitless, uncensored emotion'',
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Kosmas Lapatas plays O'Kerwin Dystopia
Kosmas Lapatas plays J.M. Stevens
Ruminations
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