Alkistis is a Vocal Coach specialising in Jazz vocals. Currently based in Athens, Greece, Alki teaches singing in English & Greek. Her mission is to show the student how to develop into an honest and unique artist and most importantly, how to enjoy the gift of music. With an emphasis on music theory, singing technique, jazz improvisation, phrasing and student's favourite tunes, Alkistis loves sharing her knowledge on jazz vocals.
Alkistis introduced me to jazz music an improvisation. She made me fall in love with this genre. Her lessons are pure joy. By focusing on the development of a musical ear she makes improvisation feels easy - Eline.
Taking singing lessons from the ripe age of 19 with the soprano Nina Kaloutsa, Alkistis begun singing professionally at the age of 22 with various projects in many venues in Greece.
In 2014 her personal need for professional development brought Alkistis to the Netherlands were she focused on jazz singing. She did the first year of bachelor in Maastricht Conservatory and continued and finished her bachelor studies at the Royal Conservatory of the Hague in 2018. After that in 2020 Alkistis obtained a Master's degree in Jazz improvisation domain from the Codarts Conservatory of Rotterdam.
During her master's degree Alkistis focused on modal jazz improvisation. This led her to connect with her mediterranean roots and combine Greek folk modal music with jazz elements and the opposite.