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Nicolas E. Maragos, M.D.
Music Director / Chanter

Dr. Maragos

Dr. Maragos began his musical career at the age of six playing the piano. He was a member of his Elementary, Junior, and Senior High School orchestras, and traveled with the Racine Kiwanis Youth Symphony. He served as organist at the Kimissis Tis Theotoku Church in Racine. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI. Dr. Maragos’ four-part Liturgy was first published in 1981. In addition to his Divine Liturgy, he has arranged liturgical music for Holy Week Services, Weddings, and Memorial Services. His music has been performed on several occasions in different Federations since 1974.

At present, Dr. Maragos is an Emeritus Professor of Otorhinolaryngology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He has served as a Chanter and the Music Director for Sts. Kosmas and Damianos since 1975.

 

Soula Pampori
Chanter

soula-web.jpgSoula was born in Kerdilion Greece on December 6th, 1937, to Maria and George Pampori. She has 4 sisters; three live in Greece, and one lives in the United States.

Soula graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree from Eastern Washington University (E.W.U.) in 1962. She then attended Physical Therapy School at the Rochester Mayo Clinic, and upon graduating in 1964, Soula returned to Athens, Greece, to work at Voula's Hospital.

In 1968, Soula returned to the Mayo Clinic and retired after 30 years of service. She now volunteers twice a week at the Department of Hospital Chaplaincy, and visits Orthodox patients from all over the world.

Soula has been chanting at Sts. Kosmas and Damianos since 1985.


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