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Tsiakopoulos, Arthur
Munster, IN 46321
For the past 18 years, I have done Restoration work at Churches throughout the U.S., Spain, Africa and Greece. I also have been a freelance Byzantine Psaltis (chanter) for various Greek Orthodox churches in the Mid-west. In the middle 90's I studied Ecclesiastical music and harmony under the strict supervision of Mr. Stilianos Bonanos. In the past I have acquired my degrees from Greece, and the U.S., in the field of Theology, Byzantine ecclesiastical music, and Byzantine Art.
2011- pres. Head Chanter (Proto-Psaltis) St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Sherrerville Indiana. U.S.A. 2004-2010. Second Chanter (Λαμπαδαριος) St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Shererrville, In. Also, member of St. Ioannis Koukouzelis League of Chanters Athens, Greece. 1998- 2004 Metropolitan Archdiocese of the Mid-West, Freelance Psaltis for the surrounding Greek Orthodox Churches in Chicago and Indiana area. I still hold lectures on Byzantine iconography and Byzantine ecclesiastical music. 1994- 1998 Annunciation Greek Orthodox church of Chicago, IL. Lambadarios / Master Iconographer. Lecturer of Byzantine art History and Music at Major Universities, museums, and churches. I also freelanced as psaltis for the Greek Orthodox Churches in the surrounding Chicago land and Indiana area. 1992-1994 Archdiocese of Athens, Greece Lambadarios / Iconographer Instructor of Byzantine Art history and Byzantine music. Reported directly to the archbishop and Fr. Avrantini on all matters pertaining to Church and academics. 1990-1993 University of Athens, Greece Iconographer and 2nd Chanter (Λαμπαδαριος). Assistant Instructor to Fr. Evangelos Avrantinis Professor of theology and Byzantine history. As Iconographer I restored churches within the archdiocese. Held the position of Lambadarios at the metropolitan cathedral of the annunciation Of Athens Greece. Simultaneously worked on my Masters in theological studies.
Services Offered
  • Apprenticeship Opportunities/Will Teach or Mentor
  • Assisting in Planning Arts Events
  • Commission Works
  • Doing demonstrations
  • Education presentations to schools, community organizations
  • Exhibitions/Demonstrations
  • Offer Works for Sale
  • Performances
  • Speaking About My Work Before a Group
  • Teach Art Form
I would like to suggest that people contact me directly. Office Number 1-773-844-8590 seven days a week. Also, I would like to add my other web site ( for viewing my samples of work.
Usually, an Icon takes 2(two) months to complete depending on the size of course. Payment of work shall be paid in full when work is done. I respectfully ask, that half the payment be made when work begins.

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