23-year-old Stelios Dimas has qualified in the final six of the last round of the “2011 ALEA III International Composition Competition”, which will take place on October 9th, in Boston. Stelios Dimou graduated from the Music Department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and will have the chance of winning first prize along with the other contestants, with the composition “String Quarter No. 1”. The other contestants come from Spain, Mexico, USA, Poland and Azerbaijan and 32 compositions were submitted in total. His piece was selected among 208 works. In addition, two other students of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki qualified in the 11th Composition Competition organized by The Greek Composers Union, in cooperation with the Philippos Nakas Conservatory and in memory of the Greek composer Yannis Papaioannou.