PANTELIS STOIKOS (Greece)
Pantelis Stoikos was born in Florina (North Greece) and began his contact with music in 1990. In 1992 he studied music theory and in 1994 he made his first trumpet lessons, alongside the piano .In 1996 he settled in Thessaloniki to continue his studies at the New Conservatory of Thessaloniki (member of the European Union of Music Schools). During his stay in Thessaloniki, he took the upper theoretical diploma and took her diploma of harmony and retaliation and diploma in trumpet.
Pantelis Stoikos sounds moves in the region with elements of jazz and classical music and has created his own style on traditional – Balkan music.
He has worked with musicians like Ivo Papasov, Ferous Moustafov, Okay Tamiz, Milcho Leviev, Petar Ralchev, Antoni Donchev, Eva Quartet, Nedyalko Nedyalkov, Michael Mire, Michael Siganidis, Dionissis Savvopoulos, Haris Alexiou, Papakonstandinou Thanassi, Alkinoos Ioannides, Floros Floridis and others.
He has a large number of concerts throughout Europe, America, Asia, Australia, Africa. In the past five years, she teaches trumpets, ballads and musical ensembles at the Folk & Traditional Music Department of University Of Epirus ,and has coordinated many Balkan workshops and not only music in Greece and abroad (AKTD Belgium, DROM France ). His participation in the discography, both inside and outside the country, has more than seventy records. His last record is in the last record of Sokratis Malamas “Road Construction”.
While he is already preparing his new album with his own compositions, which will be played by his new band “Pantelis Stoikos Like quartet”.