Kyriakos studied Theology in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Byzantine Musicology in Athens University, where he obtained his PhD. He is also an active oud player, composer and artistic director of En Chordais centre for musical traditions of the Mediterranean.
His research interests focus on the Post-Byzantine Music Manuscripts as a Source for Oriental Secular Music and includes documentation, commentary and transcription into staff notation.
He has given lectures, workshops and master classes at various universities and music academies and among his publications, we can distinguish his dissertation & Post-Byzantine Music Manuscripts as a Source for Oriental Secular Music & published by the Orient Institut – Istanbul & Ergon-Verlag.
As a member of En Chordais or as soloist he has given more than 2000 concerts in 45 countries in major festivals and venues, among them at Berlin Philharmonie, Sydney Opera House, Philharmonie de Paris, Lincoln Center (New York), Fès Festival (Morocco), Shanghai Opera House, Cervantino Festival (Mexico).