Prize to the composition competition “The contemporary Guitar 2017”
for his work for guitar “The Sky Wasn’t!”
Thodoris Theodoroudis was born on August, 28th 2000 in Athens. He is studying guitar with Elena Papandreou and obtained his Degree in 2015 with Distinction. He has also attended lessons by Oscar Ghiglia. He obtained a Harmony Degree in 2013 and Counterpoint Degree in 2015 (both with Distinction). Now he is preparing for his Diploma exams on the Guitar and on Fuga Degree (June 2017). He is composing and studying higher theory with Ilias Nilolaidis.
He has won: 1st prize in International Veria Guitar Festival IVGF (2012, Category up to 13 years old), two 1st prizes in Palaio Faliro Guitar Festival (2011, Category up to 13 years old and 2016, Category up to 16 years old), 1st prize in the International Guitar Festival of Thessaloniki IGFT (2016, Category up to 17 years old), 1st prize in Patras Guitar Festival (2016, Category up to 16 years old) and 2nd prize in Athenaeum Conservatory (2012, Category up to 16 years old).
He has given recitals in Athens, Halkis and Patra where he was formally invited to the 26th Patras Guitar Festival. His compositions have received praise from Roland Dyens. Fotis Koutsothodoros (Art Director of IGFT- International Guitar Festival of Thessaloniki) performed his piece “The triptych of Satie” at the inaugural recital of the 4th International Guitar Festival of Thessaloniki.