Kiriakos GP, winner of Andy James guitar contest, is a young talented session, solo musician from Greece, known as a professional virtuoso guitarist.
Kiriakos is an official EMG artist and sponsored by EMG Pickups.
Started playing the guitar at the age of 8, Kiriakos managed to become a high experienced and world class artist while he took part in many guitar contests, clinics, live shows and supporting acts with great guitarists such as Paul Reed Smith, Gus G (Ozzy Osbourne, Firewind), Guthrie Govan and more.
He used to be a member of the Elite Guitar Coaching academy under the leadership of professor Ioannis Anastassakis:
I have known Kiriakos for over 10 years. I can honestly say he’s one of the most dedicated guitarists I’ve ever met – Ioannis Anastassakis
In 2014 Kiriakos was the first place winner of the Andy James guitar contest in YouTube:
Kiriakos was chosen among 861 guitarists as he has the most potential for growth as an artist – Andy James
In 2016, he performed live in EMG TV in San Francisco one of the most popular guitar shows worldwide, where guitar legends played there also such as Zakk Wylde, Marty Friedman, Alexi Laiho and more.
In 2017, Kiriakos is going to release his first solo album.
Kiriakos GP plays “Lytrosis” on EMGtv