was born in Greece and educated in her home country Cyprus. Since 2006 she resides in Vienna.She started her voice training in 1998 at the national Highschool „Pancho Vladigerov“ in Sofia and made her bachelor in 2004 at the „St. Kliment Ohridski“ University in Sofia. Makariou participated at the voice competition in Spoleto (Italy) and in 2005 at the international „Boris Christoff“ Competition, where she was among the winners. She visited masterclasses with Raina Kabaivanska (2002), Margarita Lilova (2006-2009), Wessela Zlateva (2007), Montserrat Caballe(2012) und Prof. Eva Blahova (2012). In 2004 she debuted as Mimi (La Bohéme) in the Academic Theatre of Sofia. Since then she is a wanted guest at the opera theatres of Sofia , Burgas and Rousse singing roles like Liu(Turandot-Puccini), Musetta (Bohéme- Puccini), Anna (Nabucco-Verdi). She regularely performed as a guest in concerts and opera productions in Cyprus, Greece, Germany, France, Slovakia and Austria. She was taking part in a viennese Production of KULTURWIEN INNERE STADT. In cooperation with the Cyprus Opera Organisation she sang Dido in January 2009. And also in 2009 she was partaking in several concert performances in Vienna in the Konzerthaus, Altes Rathaus, Mozarthaus and Schönbrunn Schlosstheater.
In 2010 she was performing during the „Wiener Festwochen at the Pygmalion Theater and the Schönbrunn Schlosstheater. In 2011 she was a member of the International Voice Competition in Chur( Swisse), where she was selected to sing „La Traviata“ during the season 2011/12. A cooperation with the symphony of the slavonic Radio followed for the spring gala concert in march 2012. She was singing concerts in Vienna and Bratislava in december 2012 and performing with the Staatsoper Banska Bystrica/Slowakei in 2013. Concerts and performances are taking place during the season 2013/14 .Her repertory includes parts as Susanna, Contessa (Le Nozze di Figaro- Mozart), Zerlina (Don Giovanni- Mozart), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi- Puccini), Liu (Turandot- Puccini), Mimi, Musetta (La Boheme- Puccini), Dido (Dido and Aeneas- Purcell), Flora (La Traviata- Verdi), Violetta (La Traviata- Verdi), Anna (Nabucco).