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Nicolas Melis was born in Larnaca, Cyprus in 1982. At the age of 16 he attained a Piano Soloist Diploma, and in 2000 moved to Germany to study Piano Performance in Classical Music at the University of Music and Theater 'Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy' in Leipzig, Germany. He has won numerous competition awards on a national and international level, and has performed as a concert soloist in England, Germany, Greece, Cyprus, Croatia, Bulgaria and Finland. In recent years he has worked on the composition of contemporary music with elements of improvisation, and is performing with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. He is also a Piano Instructor at the Music Lyceum of Larnaca and Nicosia. Since 2009 he has been a member of “The Zilla Project”.