Minos Matsas composer received degrees in Music from the Athens Conservatory and the Julliard School of music. In 1994 working as a producer for CAPITOL/EMI he started his own label "Messogios" and launched his carreer as a composer. In 1996, he opened Odeon Studios, a state of the art studio complex, which he still manages.
His works include music for films, theater, dance and orchestral music. His cds have been released by EMI, Capitol records and Sony music. His works have been performed at Lincoln Center (Met, Alice Trully Hall), the National Theater of Greece, the Athens Concert Hall and the Pallace Theater.
In 2003, his New York debut at Lincoln Center included an outstanding performance of his original score Diary of a Lost Girl. In May 2003, Mr Matsas music was performed at the Metropolitan Opera of New York to accompany the film "The Parthenon", directed by the Academy Award winner Costa-Gavras.
In 2006 and 2008 Mr. Matsas received the Greek State Awards (Best Music Awards) for his scores for the films "Eduart" and "Slaves in their Bonds".

His most recent movie, "Undisputed III", is going to be released by Warner Brothers.

EDUCATION

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
Composition/Film Scoring (2001)

THE JULLIARD SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Composition/Composer's Workshop (2000-01)

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
Conducting Courses

ORPHIO CONSERVATORY
Music Theory Degree (1996-2000)

UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS
Bachelor's Degree, Law (1990)

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