I studied Classical and Modern Piano with Dmitri Toufexis, Marcos Alexiou and George Tryfonas, Harmony, Counterpoint and Fugue with Petros Ristas, Telemach Tatsis, John Christofillos and Vassili Dellios, Musicology with Dmitri Toufexis, Danae Kara, Tatiana Papageorgiou, Effie Minakoulis, Stavros Beris, Marios Molandonis, Theodore Charalambopoulos, John Anastasakis Christine Tokatlian, Natalie Tsaldarakis, Leslie Jones, Dahlgren Ekonomides, Timothy Ward and Music Technology with David Mellor, Ian Shepherd, Graham Cochrane, Bob Dennis, Bruce Miller and Bobby Owsinski.
I have attended numerous masterclasses in Piano Teaching, Technique and Pedagogy with Dmitri Toufexis, Elena Traganas, George Hatzinikos, Sontraud Speidel, Vera Nosina, Eleonora Tkach, Laura Valois, Edna Golandsky, Seymour Bernstein, Graham Fitch, Alan Fraser, László Gyimesi, Robert Estrin, Josh Wright, Sarah Wells, and Orchestra and Choir Conducting with George Hatzinikos, Phoebos Papadopoulos and Anastasios Symeonidis.
I also attended classes in School Pedagogy with Claire Brooks, Sonic Arts with Stephen Whittington, Computer Composition with Peter Whincop, Early Music with Thomas Kelly & Craig Wright, Modern and Post-modern Music with Michael Cuthbert & Brian Robison, Performance Practice with Jonathan Coopersmith & David Ludwig, Philosophy & Aesthetics with Miltiades Gikas, History, Art and Film with Nick Falagas, Christof Gassenschmidt & Elizabeth Langridge, Literature, Poetry and Drama with Dionysis Psilopoulos.
My teachers were pupils of iconic classical musicians such as Adele Marcus, Alberto Guerrero, Alberto Neuman, Alexander Brailowsky, Branka Musulin, Carl Orff, Clifford Curzon, George Enescu, Geza Anda, Gyorgy Sebok, Igor Markevitch, Ivan Moravec, Jacob Leteiner, James Tocco, John Ogdon, Lev Naumov, Lev Vlassenko, Mieczysław Horszowski, Nadia Boulanger, Nina Svetlanova, Paul Badura Skoda, Paul Hindemith, Rosina Lhevinne, Rudolf Serkin, Ruth Slenczynska, Yonty Solomon, Yvonne Hubert, and Yvonne Messiaen.
I have written several theses on Piano Teaching, Music Technology and Music Therapy and I have recorded classical piano works as well as my own compositions for ONErpm.
I have been awarded 1st Prizes in Piano and Composition, the Music Education Initiative award and the Honorary Conducting award.
I am Head of Piano at KEMA, 4DSV and IPSYPE and Head of Musicology at EKPSPSY.
I have taught at pretisgious public and private schools, colleges, conservatoires and institutions all over Athens.
I have given recitals in all major Greek theaters, concert halls & cultural centers, and concerts at the international festivals Nefele, Art4More, Argos and Diadromes.
I am the founder of the Holistic Piano Pedagogy method, the founder of Trio & Duo Dromoi and the founder of Summer Camp, Winter Piano Seminar, Piano Open Day, Piano Playing Class and Piano Masterclass held in Glyfada-Greece.
I am a avid promoter of Early, Film & Minimalist Music and affiliated with AMS, EPTA, GSME, HeJMEC, IAC, ISPCI, ISPME, MPG, NAfME and NEMA.
I have been interviewed by Daily Post, Huffington Post, Pulse, Career, Kathimerini, Classical Buzz, Orange Twist
Since 1995 I have devoted myself exclusively to teaching the piano to children, teen and adults.
Complete list of tutors: http://kosmaslapatastutors.pen.io