The Deputy Ministry of Culture expresses its deepest sorrow for the unexpected death of the musician George Kolias.
George Kolias was born and raised in Limassol. He graduated from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, majoring in film scoring, and then lived and worked for a number of years in New York City. During his artistic career he has composed music for theatre and dance performances, short and feature films, documentaries, radio and television. Also, as a songwriter and performer, he participated in concerts, live performances and musical events in Cyprus and abroad. He has worked with various companies and organisations, providing music, sound design and production. He worked as a music teacher in schools in New York and Cyprus, and since 2010 he had his own music school/studio in Limassol.
His music has been awarded in international events, such as the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (2006). He wrote the music for the play "JUNIPER? JUBILEE" by Janine Nabers, which won an award at the Samuel French Short Play Festival (2008), New York. He was also awarded the prize for best music in a theatrical performance at the 2007/2008 - 2008/2009 THOK Theatre Awards for his music for the play "THIBAIS XI: IKESIA" by Statios.
George Kolias served music with dedication, love and ethics and was particularly beloved in the artistic world of Cyprus.
George Kolias served music with dedication, love and ethics and was particularly beloved in the artistic world of Cyprus. His loss leaves an unfulfilled void in the music scene of our country.
The Deputy Ministry of Culture expresses its deepest condolences to the relatives of the deceased.
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