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Awards / Prizes

2023                 3rd Ise-Shima International Composition Competition, Japan (Special Prize)

2023                  Città di Udine International Composition Competition, Italy (Finalist)


2021                 Euskal Herriko Txistulari Elkartea (EHTE) Composition Contest 2020 (Spain) Winner in Trio Category

2019                 Leo Brouwer International Composition Competition (Second Prize)


2015                 Milano EXPO Competition (Finalist)


2013                 Alexander Zemlinsky Prize for Composition (Semi-finalist)


2013                 Look and Listen Composers Competition (First Prize)


2012                 Premio San Fedele Giovani Artisti (Finalist)


2012                 Quey Percussion Duo Composition Contest (Finalist)


2012                 New Note – 1st International Composers Competition, 37th Samobor Autumn Music Festival, Croatia (Second Prize)


2012                 Yvar Mikhashoff Trust for New Music's 5th annual Pianist/Composer Commissioning Project (Special Award)

2009                 International Gaudeamus Composers Competition (Finalist) 


2009                 5th International Jurgenson Competition (Second Prize – Top Prize in Percussion Category)


2008                 Royal Philharmonic Society Composition Award


2007                 Nominated Composer (British ISCM Section)


2007                 Irino Prize (First Prize)


2007                 International Gaudeamus Composers Competition  (Finalist)


2004-7              SPNM (Society for the Promotion of New Music) (Short-listed Composer)


2005                 Dundee Guitar Festival Composers Competition (First Prize)


2004                 International Gaudeamus Composers Competition  (Finalist)


2004                 IMRO International Composers Competition (Honourable Mention)


2004                 XVII Andres Segovia Composition Competition (First Prize)


2004                 Fifth Triennial Concours Dutilleux (Second Prize)


2003-4              Vinson Award (University of York)


2002-4              Overseas Research Students (ORS) Award


2003                 Ensemble Eleven Composition Competition (Finalist)


2003                 Y.A Papaioannou Composition Competition  (Second Prize)


2001-3              Nonhebel Award (University of York)


2001                 University of Hull Departmental Prize


1998 – 2001      Thomas Beecham Trust Award


2024                Cyprus Symphony Orchestra 

2023                 Cyprus Guitar Trio


2023                 Ricciotti Ensemble Foundation 


2023                  Matthijs Koene and Silvia Marquez Chulila 

2022                 Musik der Jahrhunderte for the 2022 Donaueschinger Musiktage


2022                 Northern Lights Duo


2021                 Matthijs Koene

2020                 Trio Zukan


2018                 FACE (French American Cultural Exchange) Foundation New Music Fund


2017                 New Music USA


2016                 Chamber Music America


2014                 Milano Expo


2013                 Piandaemonium


2013                 Ensemble Modern


2013                 Neue Vocalsolisten


2012                 Premio San Fedele Giovani Artisti and Klangforum Wien


2012                 62 Internationaler Musikwettbewerb der ARD München


2012                 London Symphony Orchestra


2011                 International Music Institute Darmstadt (IMD)


2011                 City of Athens Symphony Orchestra / Athens Concert Hall


2011                 Barlow Endowment (General Commission) / New York Woodwind Quintet


2010                 Premio San Fedele Giovani Artisti


2009                 Duo Per Sonare


2009                 Hull University (with support from the RVW Trust)


2008                 Royal Philharmonic Society / Philharmonia Music of Today Series


2007                 London Symphony Orchestra (Discovery Panufnik Young Composers Project)


2007                 Klangspuren Festival


2006                 SPNM for Aruna Narayan and the Endymion Ensemble


2006                 SPNM for David Alberman


2005                 Pharos Trust for Ensemble Modern


2005                 55 Internationaler Musikwettbewerb der ARD München


2004                 2nd Grand Atelier Chorégraphes-Compositeurs of the Royaumont Foundation


2004                 Venice Biennale 48th International Festival of Contemporary Music





Radio France (France); RTP (Portugal); KBS1 (South Korea); BBC Radio3 (UK); Rai 3 (Italy); Concertzender Radio (The Netherlands); E.R.T. (Greece); CyBC (Cyprus); RTHK Radio 4 (Hong Kong); ORF 1 (Austrian Radio 1) (Austria); Polskie Radio (Poland); Classical KUAT.FM & 98.7 WFMT (Chicago, USA); The Voice of Russia World Service Radio & Culture TV channel (Russia); SWR2, NRK Alltid Klassik, Deutschlandradio, Deutsche Welle Radio & ARD (Bayerischer Rundfunk) (Germany

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Winner of calls for works

2024                 New Music Miami ISCM Festival Call for works (USA): Selected composer


2021                 30th International Review of Composers (Belgrade, Serbia): Selected composer


2020                 29th International Review of Composers (Belgrade, Serbia): Selected composer


2018                 SCI 2019 National Conference / Robb Composers’ Symposium (New Mexico, USA)


2016                 ISCM World New Music Days Festival (Korea Republic)


2014                 ISCM World New Music Days Festival (Poland)


2012                 Music Biennale Zagreb (Croatia)


2012                 ISCM World New Music Days Festival (Ghent, Belgium)


2011                 20th International Review of Composers (Belgrade, Serbia)


2011                 Vox Novus 60x60 2011 International Mix (Louisville, KY)


2011                 Days of Macedonian Music (Skopje, FYROM)


2009                 18th International Review of Composers (Belgrade, Serbia)


2007                 LSO Discovery Panufnik Young Composers Project (London, UK)


2007                 ISCM World New Music Days Festival (Hong Kong)


2006                 ISCM World New Music Days Festival (Stuttgart, Germany)             


2005                 National New Composers’ Forum (York, UK)


2004                 Athens Concert Hall Young Composers Workshop (Athens, Greece)


2003                 New Music North Festival (Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada)


2003                 International Youth Music Forum (Kiev, Ukraine)


2003                 International Contemporary Music Festival (Prishtina, Kosovo)


2002                 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival Young Composers Workshop (UK)


2002                 Spring Festival (York, UK)

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2014                  Composer in residence at La Cité internationale des Arts (Paris, France)


2012                  DAAD Research Stay at Institut für Neue Musik, Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln (Ten-week residency)


2008-9              Fulbright Scholar for Advanced Research at Boston University, Cyprus Fulbright Commission (Four-month  residency)


2008                  Franz Liszt Scholarship Winner, Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar (Three-month residency)


2007                  Visby International Centre for Composers (One-month residency)

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2011                 Solti Foundation Scholarship

2008                 Solti Foundation Scholarship


2007                 PRSF Foundation / SPNM Bursary


2005-7              Wingate Foundation Scholarship


2006                 Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music (IMD) (Full Scholarship)


2006                 PRSF Foundation Bursary


2006                 Bliss Trust / PRSF Composer Bursary Award


2003-5              Performance Rights Society Foundation (PRSF) Scholarship


2003                 Association des Amis de Royaumont (Grant)

2003                 Margaret Lee Crofts Fellowship

1998 – 2001     Sir Roy Marshall Scholarship

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Teaching / Conferences

2022                  Member of the Scientific and Artistic Committee for the Meta-Xenakis marathon



2020 -                Associate Professor of Music Composition and Director of Electronic Music Studios at Ithaca College School of Music (NY, USA)


​2016-20             Cyprus Coordinator of “Interfaces" ( N°: 570364-CREA-1-2016-1-EL-CULT-COOP2), funded by Creative Europe – Culture Sub-programme (2014-2020) - 'Support to European cooperation projects – Larger scale cooperation projects’.


​2018                  Committee and Music selection Chair, "Sound and Music Conference", Limassol, Cyprus.


2017                  Member of Scientific Committee and submissions judge for the International conference for PhD

students “Musicology (in)action: Past musics,present practices, future prospects”, Thessaloniki, Greece


​2016 -               Assistant Professor of Music Composition at Ithaca College School of Music (NY, USA)


​2016                  Member of organizing and scientific committees for the “from Xenakis to the present: the Continuum in music and architecture” international conference, coorganized by the University of Cyprus, Department of Architecture, European University of Cyprus, University of Rouen


2015-17             Elected as member of the IMC (International Music Council) Executive Board


2009-                Co-founder and Artistic Director, Pharos Arts Foundation's International Contemporary Music

Festival (Nicosia, Cyprus)


2008-15             Assistant and then Associate Professor of Music at European University Cyprus


2014-17             Elected Council Member for AEC (Association Européenne des Conservatoires/Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen)


2011/13/15        Member of the Organizing Committee for the International Motion Festival, European University Cyprus (Nicosia, Cyprus)


2014/15             Member of the Organizing Committee for "Culture and Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean International Conference" (European University Cyprus & Stockton College New Jersey)

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2021&2022       Conference adjudicator for the 2022 and 2023 SEAMUS Conference


2022                 External Evaluation & Accreditation Panel member, appointed by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency of Higher Education (HQAA) to undertake the academic accreditation of the Undergraduate Program on Music Studies of the Ionian University, as well as the Music Technology and Acoustics Department (Hellenic Mediterranean University)


2022                 Member of the jury for the First International Upisketch Competition 


2022                 Member of the Review Panel for New Music USA Organizational Development Fund


2020                 Member of the jury for the 2021 Delaware Division of the Arts Individual Artist Fellowships application review in the Music Composition and Solo Recital categories


2020                 Member of the Review Panel for New Music USA project grants


2020                 1st Round Judge for the 2020 SCI/ASCAP Student Commission Competition (Graduate Division) 


​2019                 Member of Jury for the Nikos Skalkottas International Composition Competition


2014                  External Evaluation & Accreditation Panel member, appointed by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency of Higher Education (HQAA) to undertake the academic accreditation of the Music Department of The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


2011                 Member of Jury at the Premio Niccolo Castiglioni Composer Competition, Centro Culturale San

Fedele (Milan, Italy)


2005                 Member of Jury at the XVIII Concurso de Composición “Andrés Segovia”


2002                 Adjudicator of the 2nd Malaysian Guitar Competition / Also giving Masteclasses & Lectures (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Calls for works
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