Angelos Angelides (CY)
Born in Nicosia, he begαn clarinet and theory lessons at the age of 9. Was a member of the Cyprus State Youth Orchestra and the then Cyprus State Chamber Orchestra. Pursued further clarinet lessons at the Sychrono Odeio of Thessaloniki under Kosmas Papadopoulos. He holds a Degree in Music Studies from the Faculty of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the LRSM title and received Master classes from Petko Radev and Spiros Mourikis amongst others. He holds the position of Sub-principal at the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra since 2003. He has given recitals in Thessaloniki (1998, 2004) and Nicosia (2000, 2002, 2005, 2008, and 2009). Angelos teaches clarinet at music schools in Nicosia and is currently appointed adjunct faculty at the European University Cyprus. Added to his educational work with the clarinet and chamber music activities, he has been participating in all major musical events of the island from a very young age, collaborating with household names and foreign artists alike. Since 2017 he became a Marca Reeds Artist. He composed and arranged the music for the theatre shows “Out of the blue(m)”and “Performance”, a production which represented Cyprus in the International Festival for Experimental theatre in Cairo 2005 and Spain 2006. He is a founding member of the Musicians’ Guild of the Cyprus State Orchestra.