Andria Nicodemou (CY/BOS) is a multifaceted musician from Cyprus, specialising in vibraphone, improvisation, interdisciplinary and interactive performances. Her music is characterised as “open-ended play”, where movement, theatricality and sound are equally important. She has collaborated with important artists such as Joe Morris, Anthony Coleman, Marty Ehrlich, Ikue Morri, Tayler Ho Bynum, Anne La Berge, Tatsuya Nakatani, Ab Baars, Gerald Cleaver, Gianni Lenoci, Ingrid Laubrock, Joe McPhee, Garrison Fewell, Laurence Cook, Guilermo Gregorio among others and she has performed at various venues worldwide.
Andria has published recordings with the Relative Pitch label in New York – “The Industry Of Entropy” with Brandon Lopez, Gerald Cleaver and Matt Nelson – with Glacial Erratic Records the trio album “Raven” with Joe Morris and Ben Hall – and with the Subcontinental Records the album “River Is Full” with Eric Zinman, Damon Smith and Laurence Cook. Andria is the co-founder of the award-winning Thread Ensemble from the City of Boston, the founder of the non-profit organisation Make Music Cyprus, the International Special Projects Consultant for Make Music Alliance (USA), and the curator of the Breach Festival dedicated to free improvisation and experimental music.