Assistant to Professor Fisk
- Mirabellplatz 1
- 5020 Salzburg
Kostas Tosidis was born in Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1978 and studied at the Agios Pavlos Coservatory with Yannis Papakrasas. In 2005 he received the IKY-scholarship, a scholarship by the country of Greece. He studied with Eliot Fisk and Ricardo Gallen at the Mozarteum University Salzburg and graduated with honors in 2006. He also studied contemporary music with Marco Tamayo, chamber and ensemble music with Isabel Siewer's, Simone Fontanelli and Martin Mumelter and early music with Howard Penny. Since completing his master's degree with honors in 2009, he is working as an assistant to Eliot Fisk at the Mozarteum University Salzburg
He has won numerous prizes at competitions: he received seven prizes together with the Miscelanea Guitar Quartet, the 1st prize at the Savarez-Corelli chamber music competition with the Duo Tosidis-Nousis, the 5th prize at the interpretation competition for contemporary music and the 2nd prize in the Veria guitar competition in Greece. Kostas worked with the orchestra of the University Mozarteum Salzburg under Dennis Russell Davies. He also played with the Modern Mandolin Orchestra for the Patra International Music Festival under Pedro Chamorro. He is a founding member of the Miscelanea Guitar Quartet, which has given concerts in Europe and the United States.