Sofia Gioldasi (Greece) studied choral conducting at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam with Jos Vermunt, Jos van Veldhoven, Basilio Astulez and Andrew Nethsingha. For the last 10 years she has been working with children and young singers, specializing in the intertwinement of choral singing, body movement and stage action. During her time as conductor of the Nieuw Amsterdams Kinderkoor, the choir had the honour to perform at the inauguration of the Dutch King Willem-Alexander, record for Deutsche Grammophon, and also win Silver prize at the Cantemus competition in Hungary. Sofia is currently the conductor of the Thessaloniki State Conservatory Choirs and “Voci Contra Tempo” female vocal ensemble, which was invited to participate at the International “Guido d’Arezzo” Choral Festival in August 2021. Sofia is a much sought-after workshop and masterclass leader all across Europe.