first got acquainted with music
in 1990 studying music and piano ... In 1994, he takes his first courses on the
trumpet along with his piano lessons and in 1996 he moves to Salonika in
order to continue his studies at the New Conservatory of Thessaloniki and Institute
for Preparatory Music Education – member of the European Union of Music Schools
(EMUS). During his stay in there, he studied advanced theoretics and
he was granted with the degree on harmony and counterpoint. He also attended
the graduate class on trumpet under the surveillance of his professor Tasos
Giamouridis. He attended seminars of top trumpet virtuosos such as Gerasimos
Ioannidis, Anthi Sokrati and Allen Vizzutti. Moreover, he attended the seminar
and music laboratory of Ivo Papazov on “The revival of traditional music
through the spirit of jazz”... Pantelis enriches the sounds of his area
with elements of jazz and classical music... In 1997 he participates in the music
band “Florina Brass Band”. In 1998 he has founded the “Akritiko Trio” with the
participation of virtuosos from Florina and the duet with Laki Tzimka “Improvisation
in Balkan Jazz”, which, following the participation of Alekos Papadopoulos (1999)
on the drums set, was renamed “Trio Balkano”.
In 1999 he gets in the music band of Kostas Theodorou. He is also member of the
“Interbalkan Orchestra”, which is consisted of important musicians of the Balkans.
In 2000 - 2007, he participates in the music band “Laikedelika” with Thanasis
Papakonstantinou. In 2001 he participates in the music band “Orchistra Tou
Dromou” with Evanthia Reboutsika and Panagiotis Kalatzopoulos .... Pantelis
Stoikos has created his own style on traditional music. Being inspired from Ivo
Papazov (clarinet), he played with musicians such as Ivo Papazov, Nedyalko
Nedyalkov Petar Ralchev, Theodosii Spassov, Ferus Mustafov, Okay Temiz, Micuei
Godard, Micuei Marre, Michalis Sizanidis, Kostas Meretakis, Adreas Papas,
Vagelis Karipis, Giotis kiourtsoglou, Kostas Theodorou, Thanasis
Papakonstantinou, Alkinoos Ioannidis, Panagiotis Kalatzopoulos, Evanthia
Reboutsika, Xaris Alexiou Floros Floridis etc .. He has given numerous concerts
all around, Europe America, Asia, Australia.
By Cyprus Jazz Musicians & The Orange Train
Coz` we Love it!