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GIORGOS
KRASIDIS

Cyprus

Giorgos Krasidis. (April 10th,1970) Saxophonist/clarinetist, composer, conductor and educator. Krasidis is one of the most influential and active saxophonists in Cyprus for the past three decades. Krasidis studied at Berklee college of Music, (tenor saxophone jazz performance) and at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, (Classical Saxophone Performance) and graduated Summa cum Laude. Krasidis is the founder of Jazzologia Cyprus Big Band and he is also the Director of the Limassol Municipal Philharmonic Wind Orchestra. Krasidis shared the stage both as a performer and educator with jazz leading figures, including Dr Gene Aitken, Dave Glenn, Damian Erskine, Denny J. Eupraset, J. Kyle Gregory, Alex Sipiagin and many others. As an educator he teaches saxophone and the jazz idiom at the ARTE Music Academy in Nicosia, Cyprus and at the Cyprus Government Music Schools.