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Apostolos Paraskevas is a Grammy-nominated composer-guitarist and recently an award winning Filmmaker. 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 of the early 90's has being for decades a multi-published and recording artist. Major publishers: Berben/Italy, Clear Note/USA, Centaur and Bridge Records, Santerrelle Verlag/Germany, and PaNas/Greece. He received five First Prizes in International Composition Competitions and is the founder and Artistic Director for 16 years of the International Guitar Congress/Corfu/Greece. He is an Associate Professor of Composition at Berklee College of Music. His profile is included in the State of the Axe publication by famous photographer Ralph Gibson as one of 80 most innovative living guitarists.