Christos Kanettis

Soloist, chamber musician and pedagogue, Christos Kanettis, teaches Violin, Viola & Chamber Music at the Mozarteum Music University Salzburg and the State Conservatory of Music in Innsbruck, Austria. Born in Salonica, Greece, he completed performance studies at the Athens Conservatory with Ismini Chrysochoou Karter and the Music University in Vienna, Austria, with Farnz Samohyl and Josef Suk. 1984, he graduated as a master’s degree student at the Juilliard School of Music in New York, where he studied with Dorothy DeLay, Felix Galimir and members of the Juilliard String Quartet. Masterclasses with Sandor Vegh, Ferenc Rados, Josef Gingold and Itzak Perlman. As a national and international price winner, Christos Kanettis made his recital debut at the Carnegie Recital Hall and has performed extensively through Europe, U.S.A., South America and Canada as a recitalist, soloist with orchestra, and chamber musician with well-known partners like Michael Webster, André Watts, Alfons Kontarsky, Rolf Plagge, Emil Rovner and Enrico Bronzi.
Christos Kanettis, plays on a violin by Giovanni Grancino from 1697.