Panagiotis Theodossiou was born in Athens in 1964. At an early age he
studied piano with Efi Agrafioti and
went on to study Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue and Composition with Michalis Travlos, Michel Merlet and Theodoros
Antoniou; Jazz piano and
Improvisation with John Terezakis.
He has also studied Theology at the Kapodistriakon University of Athens.
He holds a master degree in Composition ("Composition for Instrumental and
Vocal Ensembles") by the Department of Music Studies of Ionian University,
He has been teaching Piano, Musical Theory, Harmony and Counterpoint at musical
schools in Athens for many years. Other activities include his contribution as
a co-founder and article-writer in the Greek musical magazine "Ta Moussika" and in the web
magazine "TAR" (www.tar.gr )
while he is also a producer on the Greek
He has been in charge of the Music Department and coordinator of vocal and
instumental ensembles of "Geitonas" Educational Institutes (1995 – 2016).
He also found many successful children and youth vocal and instrumental ensembles at schools and musical schools in Greece.
Panagiotis Theodossiou is a member of the Greek
Composers Union and Vice-President of the Cultural and Musical Association "Euterpa".
His composing activities includes many works for piano, chamber, choral and
orchestral music and music for the big screen as well. His love for and
interest in orchestration and jazz arrangement led him to write many
symphonic transcriptions on classical and contemporary piano works and found
small ensembles in which he participates as a pianist.
His work "Between Times" for clarinet, viola and piano was selected by International Society for Contemporary Music to represent Greece in 2018 ISCM World New Music Days in Beijing Modern Music Festival, China.
His works have been performed all over the world (Los Angeles, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Hague, Warsaw, Poznan, Nicosia, Athens, Thessaloniki, Patmos, Constantinople) by distinguished artists, from Greece and abroad as Michel Arrignon, Stathis Kiosoglou, Effie Agrafioti, Reyma Rayas, Thierrry Barbe, Katrina Zenz, Konstantinos Papadakis, Andrea Hemmenway, Lorenda Ramou, Frosso Ktistaki, Iwona Glinka, Carla Rees, Kosmas Lapatas, Giannis Papagiannis, Giannis Sabrovalakis, Dimitris Magriotis, Kostis Theos, Spyros Kontos, Anna Mouzaki, Tania Sikelianou, Faye Pana, Alexis Theofylactou, Ifigenia Spiliotopoulou, Alexandros Charalampous, Dimitri Mavros as well as instrumental and vocal ensembles as "ALEA III" under the direction of Theodore Antoniou, "Greek Contemporary Music Ensemble" under the direction of Iakovos Konitopoulos and Valery Oreskin, Orchestra of Colours under the direction of Miltos Logiadis, Psychko Youth Orchestra under the direction of Manolis Lorentzos, "Athens String Orchestra", "The Bridge Quartet", "Philodos I &II" vocal ensembles, "Duo Pianismo", "Effie Agrafioti - Giorgos Kontrafouris" piano duo, "Q innegal" wind quintet with the collaboration of conductor Pavlos Sergiou, O Ihos os Ehei" ("Larissa Wind Quintet"), "Meteora Ensemble", "Trio Casals", "It" ensemble, "Duo Ficell", the alternative ensemble "Baroque & Blue" ("Ixnos Quartet"), the Kaloys's Conservatory ensemble etc.,
He has recorded many of his works on CD, and participated on CD recordings in
Greek and foreign labels and institutions (Sarton-label,
DNA –label, ERT, Motivo, Phasma music, Deree College)