RIA GEOGIARDIS Flute
Born in Thessaloniki, Ria received her musical education in Thessaloniki (New Conservatory), Linz, Austria -Anton Bruckner University of Music (class N. Girlinger) and Freiburg-Germany (where she studied with internationally renowned flutist, composer and conductor Robert Aitken) obtaining both Bachelor and Masters Degrees with “Distinction“.
As a soloist she has a broad repertoire working on the entire spectrum of the flute literature. She has performed with several orchestras and has given recitals in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Italy, Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey, France, Great Britain, Spain, Denmark, U.S.A., China. She has recorded for Greek and Austrian Radio.
A central pillar of her artistic output is the creative cooperation with young composers.
A great number of compositions for the entire flute family have been dedicated to her and premiered by her.
Ria Georgiadis is teaching flute at the Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University, and is a sought after pedagogue teaching master classes and participating in juries.