Marios Nicolaou


Marios Nicolaou is the principal Timpanist of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, a position he was appointed to in 2015. He has also been timpanist of the Ballet Orchestra of the Greek National Opera (2007-08). As a percussionist has collaborated with the most of the greek orchestras (Athens State Orchestra, the Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of Colours, the Camerata Orchestra)
As a soloist has performed the Concertino for Timpani, Percussion and Strings by A. Panufnik, the Concerto for Percussion and small Orchestra by D. Milhaud, N. Skalkota’s “ Characteristic Piece” for Xylophone and orchestra and the Partita in C major by G. Druschetzky.
Since 2009 he is a member of the Ergon Ensemble (Athens).
He is teacher for Percussion at the Arte Music Academy, the music Lyceums of Nicosia and Limassol and he is the founder of the Cyprus Percussion Ensemble.
Marios Nicolaou was born in Limassol – Cyprus in 1974.
He studied percussion at the Athens Conservatory (class of D. Marinakis) and at the Hochschule für Musik Köln with C. Caskel and C. Tarcha and graduated with “Auszeichnung”.
Marios has been a holder of the “Alexandra Trianti” scholarship of the “Friends of music Society” (Athens).

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