Georgia Nicolaou (1990) is a Cypriot composer, musician and educator based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She holds a master’s degree in Composition from Codarts University of the Arts, and she previously studied Composition at the Utrecht Conservatory and the Ionian University in Corfu, Greece.
She is currently a teacher at Musica Impulscentrum voor Muziek in Belgium and a piano instructor in Rotterdam. Besides, she is actively involved in projects promoting social inclusiveness and she presented her work at conferences such as the Social Impact of Making Music (SIMM) Symposium 2018 in Porto. She is a member of the monitoring team of the recently acquired Creative Europe Project “Resilience in resonance. Teaching children at risk to play an instrument through music and movement”, coordinated by dr. Luc Nijs.
Further, she is an acclaimed composer, pianist and singer. She was awarded the Tera de Marez Oyens prize during the Gaudeamus Muziekweek Utrecht 2016. Georgia’s works have been performed in prestigious music festivals, such as Operadagen Rotterdam 2019, de Parade 2019, November Music 2018, Transit 2018 and Gaudeamus 2018 among others.