Prize winner composer of the Composition competition “The contemporary piano 2017″ for his work for piano “Toccata”
Vangelis Karafillidis was born in 1971 in Alexandroupolis, Greece. He has graduated from the Physics Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. After studying under Nicolas Astrinidis at the Macedonian Conservatory of Thessaloniki, he received his Piano Diploma with honors and 1st prize voted unanimously, in 1994.
After studying under Alkis Baltas at the Music College of Thessaloniki, he received his Diploma of Composition voted unanimously with honors in 1996.
His works have been performed in Greece, Germany, Bulgaria, Lithuania and Romania.
As a pianist, he has performed in concerts in various Greek cities.