Alex Panayi – Co-Founder / Managing Director
An expert in vocal production, technique and coaching, also in creating and directing musical performances, with collaborations in Greece, Cyprus, Sweden, France, Russia, Germany, Malta, Belarus, Serbia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine and the UK. Among his clients are some of Greece’s (and Europe’s) biggest stars.
He works (studio and live) as vocal coach /director /coordinator with top performers worldwide. Over the period of the last 15 years, he has vocal arranged hundreds of albums in Greece – permanent collaborations with all major labels, and with most arrangers and composers in the business.
He has worked as musical director for Disney Greece, and has directed, sung and acted in over forty Disney and Dreamworks movies and series (Tarzan, Mulan, Brother Bear, Little Mermaid, Prince of Egypt, Phineas and Ferb, Johnny and the Sprites etc).
He represented Cyprus twice at the Eurovision Song Contest as singer/sonwriter in 1995, 2000 (earlier as a backing vocalist in 1989, 1991) also Greece as a vocal director and backing vocalist in 2009 and 2005 , winning the contest. He was artistic director and vocal director at the 2006 event, vocal director for Belarus 2012 and vocal director for Azerbaijan and Belarus 2013, and Russia and Belarus 2014.
He directed the musical “Esmeralda” with Katerina A. Christofidou, with whom he wrote the script to, directed and starred in the musical comedy “Feggaromberdemata” (Cyprus 2008) to sold-out performances. In 2010 they premiered their musical “A Christmas Miracle” and in 2011 he starred in, wrote the music, co-wrote the book to, and produced the smash hit musical “A Day in December”. Their musical “Di-mentia” premiered in Paris 15/10/12, “GourouniAsmata” 21/12/12 and “GourouniAsmata 2” 20/12/13 (Cyprus). All performances were sold out.
He is a judge, panelist and vocal coach/director on TV shows “X Factor” “Get On Stage” “DanSing For You”&”Music Box”.
He is co-founder and managing director of the “Silver Spotlight” production company -2012- with K.Christofidou.
Specialties: Vocal arranger/producer/coordinator, exclusive vocal coach for performing professionals, Producer, Composer, Lyricist (Greek, English), Director, Artistic director – live and TV, Script writer (Greek, English).