Angeliki Vasiliki Tsiantzi-Mante was born in Santorini, Greece in 2012. She is a member of a musical family and started piano lessons at the age of 4, following in her sister's footsteps. Her teacher has been her father George Tsiantzis, who fostered his love for the piano in her and guides her to express her innate musicality.
In September 2021, she was admitted to the historical and famous school 'Schola Cantorum de Paris' in the class of the distinguished professor Agathi Leimoni, who is a very inspirational teacher and helps her develop her technique and interpretation of music works.
Additionally, she regularly participates in masterclasses with excellent pianists such as Cyprien Katsaris, Chistina Ortiz, Domna Eunouchidou, George-Emmanouil Lazaridis, Vassilis Varvaresos, Ioannis Potamousis and Lilia Boyadjieva.
At the age of 10 she has already managed to win three Gold Medals in International Piano Competitions in Italy and London and three First Prizes in pan-Hellenic Piano Competitions. So far, she has won a total of 15 exceptional Awards in National and International Piano Competitions in the United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, Poland and Greece. It is particularly impressive that she has won an award in all the competitions she has participated!
The comments about Angelina from the judges of the international competitions are exceptional:
"Sparkling personality with no fear, very sure of herself! Full of energy and temperament! She is very talented and ambitious and she will reach her goals for sure with her strong personality!"
"Full of spirit and sparkle!”
"Vivid and energetic performance!"
As far as her gold medals and most important awards are concerned, she is a ...
o Gold Prize Winner (10 years old) in Global Genius Music Competition 2022-23 (London, United Kingdom) Category C: Age 9-10
o Gold Prize Winner (9 years old) in Global Genius Music Competition 2021 (London, United Kingdom) Category C: Age 9-10
o 1st Prize Winner (9 years old) in 'Perusia Harmonica' International Music Competition 2021 (Perugia, Italy) in the age category up to 11 years old Jury: Milena Mollova (Bulgaria), Mauro Madir Matteucci (Italy), Serena Marotti (Italy), Anna Flamini (Italy)
o 1st Prize Winner (10 years old) in the 8th 'Maria Cherogiorgou-Sigara' National Music Competition 2022 (Athens, Greece)
o 1st Prize Winner (9 years old) in the 'Tasos Pappas' 2021 National Piano Competition of Greece in the age category up to 10 years old held in the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki (Greece)
o 1st Prize Winner (6 years old) in the 'Tasos Pappas' 2019 National Piano Competition of Greece in the age category up to 8 years old held in the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki (Greece)
Additionally, she has been awarded:
o Special Prize for Excellent Stage Presentation (9 years old) in Global Genius Music Competition (London, United Kingdom) Winter Season 2021-2022
o Special Prize for Excellent Technique (10 years old) in Global Genius Music Competition (London, United Kingdom) Winter Season 2022-2023
Also, Angelina has appeared on some programmes on Greek TV performing piano music and has given some very interesting recitals performing piano music in various Greek festivals in Santorini, Volos, and Crete. In July 2019 she appeared as a Rising Star in the 6th Aegean Arts International Festival in Crete, Greece and in July 2018 she gave her first Piano Recital in the private school Axion Esti in Volos, Greece. Finally, Gina Bachauer International Music Association selected Angelina to perform in a concert for rising young soloists, held in the Megaron - Athens Concert Hall.
Her other Piano Awards include:
o Silver Prize Winner in London Young Musician International Competition 2022-2023 Season 1, Category Young Talent (London, United Kingdom)
o Silver Prize Winner (9 years old) in Global Genius Music Competition (London, United Kingdom) Winter Season 2021-2022, Age Category C:9-10 years old
o 2nd Prize Winner in International Music Competition MUSE 2021 (Athens, Greece)
o 3rd Place Winner (9 years old) at the 21st Century Talents Keyboard Competition 2022 (Ottawa, Canada) Young Musicians Category, 9-10 years old, Advanced (Highly competitive)
o 3rd Prize Winner in "De Bach au Jazz" International Piano Competition 2021 (Athens, Greece). Under the auspices of the Greek "Ministry of Culture" and the "Athens Conservatoire"
o 3rd Prize Winner in International Music Competition OPUS 2021 (Krakow, Poland)
o 4th Prize Winner in Solinaria International Piano Competition 2022 (Bulgaria)