Kyriaki Paphiou was born in 1982 in Nicosia. Her passion for music was revealed from early childhood, when she started piano and flute lessons at the age of seven.
She studied Civil Engineering at ‘University of Newcastle Upon Tyne’ in UK (Master of Engineering with Upper Second Class Degree). She was always an active musician, participating in chamber music ensembles, bands and orchestras.
After completing her studies abroad, she returned to Cyprus and since then has been a member of ‘Orchestra of Engomi Municipality’, ‘Orchestra of Nicosia Municipality’, ‘Symphonic Band of European University and Strovolos Municipality’ and ‘Flautissimo Limassol Flute Choir’. She participates as a flutist with the concert flute and/or the alto flute.
Since 2014 she has been studying Music (Bachelor in Music) at the ‘European University Cyprus’ as a part time student. She plans to complete the program by the end of the next academic year 2019-2020. She has been awarded for academic excellence by Dean’s List – Second Honors. Parallel to her studies and work, she has attended many seminars on Flute teaching methodology and on music pedagogy.
She has been teaching the flute for many years in private lessons. Her main goal is to introduce children to the world of music and to share her passion with them.