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PTOLEMAIOS ARMAOS

Ptolemaios Armaos is guitarist, multi-instumentalist, arranger and composer. He composes and arranges works for guitar and wider musical ensembles and his goal is to shape a personal musical style by mixing different musical genres: rock, experimental classical music, traditional idioms, and utilizing a variety of musical instruments.

Ptolemaios Armaos (Athens 1993), holds a degree in Classical Guitar (Athens Conservatory) with Prof. Elena Papandreou as well as a bachelor’s and Master’s degree (with Prof. Roberto Aussel) at the Cologne University of Music and Dance and a Master's Degree in chamber music (with Prof. Hans-Werner Huppertz). During his studies he has been granted scholarships from the Achillopoulion Foundation and the Onassis Foundation. He has received awards and distinctions in international competitions as a soloist (Greece, Germany, Serbia etc.) and with groups, like: the Cologne Guitar Quartet (1st prize in interpretation of modern music in Karlsruhe in 2015), and the Armaos Rastani duo (Creole World Muic). He operates professionally within and outside Europe.