Stathis (Evstathios) Karapanos was born inAthens,Greece, in 1996. He started flute lessons at the age of seven at the Athens Conservatory. In 2006 he moved toSofia,Bulgaria, and started flute lessons with S. Shishev and I. Liubomirova. Since 2009, he has been working with Prof. Georgi Spassov and is a student at the Lubomir Pipkov National School of Music inSofia.
He has attended master classes with Prof. Georgi Spassov, Prof. Robert Winn, Prof. Renate Greiss-Armin, Dimiter Marinkev, Ian Mullin, and Kate Hill.
Stathis Karapanos has won first prize at the Hopes, Talents, Masters International Competition in Albena and second prize at the Ohrid Pearls International Competition for Young Musicians.