Costa Peristianis has worked in the music industry for over 20 years both in the Classical and World Music fields. He has toured groups extensively in the UK and abroad whilst as Manager of C7M World, and he worked as Education Manager for the Genius of the Violin Festival, based at the Royal Academy of Music.
Costa has gained a reputation for successfully revitalising artists’ careers through his managerial artistic vision and enviable diary management.
He has always had a particular interest in vocal and a cappella ensembles, and sings with several professional choirs, including the Oxford Camerata, Exaudi, and Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford, where he graduated with a degree in music.
Nicola Semple started working at Ikon Arts Management in 2007 after graduating with a degree in music from Durham University where she was a choral scholar and chapel choir tour manager at University College.
Nicola works closely with many of the company’s artists and is General Manager for the Two Moors Festival. She previously ran the London A Cappella Festival and Eaton Square Concerts.
In 2008 Nicola took a year out to study at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama where she gained a distinction in performance.
Senior Artist Manager
Ellie joined Ikon Arts Management in 2014 and manages many of Ikon Arts’ soloists, instrumentalists and chamber ensembles, as well as managing projects and marketing campaigns. As a soprano, pianist and violinist, she is a member of Chantage Choir and Camden Symphony Orchestra.
Ellie graduated from the University of Birmingham with a BA in Music and English Literature in 2013, and worked in PR for a year before moving into the world of artist management.
Fernando Morales is an Artist Manager, pianist and music educator, with more than twenty years of music-related experience, and over fifteen involved in arts administration, including during his time as a musician.
He is currently looking after a number of international soloists and conductors. He enjoys building relationships and sharing ideas with presenters around the world in order to better support his artists and fulfill their musical career.
Fernando graduated from the Music Conservatory of Salamanca with a BA in Musicology and at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama with a MA in Arts Management. He previously worked at IMG Artists.
Natalie joined the Ikon Arts Management team in July 2022. After graduating from Trinity Laban, Natalie continued to play the bassoon professionally alongside a busy teaching schedule. She now works with many of Ikon’s artists and ensembles.
Ellie joined the Ikon Arts Management team in Autumn 2022 to lead on marketing. Following a Music degree in Manchester and an MA in Arts Administration at Goldsmiths, Ellie joined the management team of The Sixteen. From there she has gone on to work for the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival and Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Ellie plays the French horn and is an alto in The Fourth Choir.