Nicolas Kyriakou, born 1981 in Paphos-Cyprus had his first guitar lessons at the age of 6 at the "Paphos Hellenic School of Music". ‘Thereafter he continued his studies with Polis Charalambous at the Paphos Academy of Fine Arts and succeeded to pass grade 8 of the Associate Board of the Royal Schools of London with distinction. As from 1999 he studied with Volker Hoeh at the University of Koblenz and at the "Koblenz Guitar Academy" with Prof. Hubert Kaeppel.

After his exams as a music teacher he was accepted at the University of Music Freiburg for further studies in music education and music performance under Prof. Sonja Prunnbauer.In February 2007 he passed all his exams with honours and moved on to the University of Music Karlsruhe where he studied with Prof. Andreas von Wangenheim and acquired his Master Degree with Distinction.