Apostolos Paraskevas is a Grammy-nominated composer/guitarist and recently an award winning Film Director/Producer. Classical Guitar Magazine (London) acknowledged him as the only guitarist ever to have a major orchestral piece performed at New York’s Carnegie Hall and the international press as the only musician who performed there in a Grim Reaper’s outfit! Dr. Paraskevas, a Lukas Foss protégé, has been for decades a multi-published recording artist. He received five First Prizes in International Composition Competitions and is the founder and Artistic Director of the International Guitar Congress/Corfu/Greece. He is an Associate Professor of Composition at Berklee College of Music and is included in the State of the Axe publication by famous photographer Ralph Gibson as one of 80 most innovative living guitarists.