Nikos Zafranas

He received his piano diploma (class of D. Evnouchidou) and his degree in harmony in Greece, BA and MA degrees in piano performance from the University of Music and Performing Arts of Graz, Austria, and a PhD in Music Education from the University of Brunel, London. He has distinguished himself in Greece and abroad. He has appeared as soloist, chamber musician and piano accompanist in many European countries, South Africa and North America. His recordings have been broadcasted on radio and TV, have been released on CD, are available on YouTube, etc. He is a founding member of the Piandaemonium ensemble and the ‘Transcription Ensemble’. He appears regularly with the acclaimed Greek countertenor Nikos Spanos. He has worked on numerous opera productions at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall and the Thessaloniki Opera, in which artists such as R. Scotto, A. Baltsa, E. Mosuc, M. Voulogianni and many others participated. He is Assistant Professor of Music Pedagogy at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.