Nicolas Pantopiou started music lessons from a young age. He served in the military band (S.M.E.F.), and then studied Classical guitar and Musicology in Melbourne University with specialisation in Performance Teaching. He participated in a number of guitar competitions as well as seminars and master classes with musicians like John Williams, Carlos Bonell, Peter Constant, Marion Schaap & Karin Shaap.
After working in Melbourne for several years he returned to Cyprus and from 2005 he works at Potenzia Del’ arte teaching guitar classical/acoustic. His students won many competitions and received awards.