Workshop Info

In this seminar we will attempt to do an analysis regarding issues of technique and expression on the kanun (criteria of choice of right-left hand depending on the course of the melody, use of mandalas, accompaniment, different choices of interplay of the melody, development of phraseology, specialized exercises for the occasion) through its repertoire that includes classic and folk music of ​​the Eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans.

Information regarding the seminar material: 6972819177


He was born in Athens in 1982. At the age of 13 he came in contact with the canon and at the age of 15 and 16 he won a special distinction and 1st prize in the first and second pan-Hellenic student music competitions respectively. Then he started to deal professionally with music.

He has collaborated with important Greek singers of folk and traditional music (Eleni Vitali, Glykeria, George Dalaras, Chronis Aidonidis, Giannis Papakostas, Domna Samiou etc.), participating as a soloist with the orchestra of Giannis Markopoulos ” the Asia Minor orchestra Estudiantina and the jazz orchestra Big Band of the Municipality of Athens, and the famous Serbian singer Slobodan Trkulja in concerts in Greece and abroad (Cyprus, Turkey, Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Serbia, France, Serbia, France, Serbia, France Athens Concert Hall, Thessaloniki Concert Hall, Peace and Friendship Stadium, Odeon of Herodes Atticus, etc.).

He owns a diploma in Byzantine music, a degree in harmony, is graduate of the Department of Music Science and Art, majoring in traditional music and holds a postgraduate degree in canon of the University of Macedonia.
He has taught Kanun and theory of traditional music at the Municipal Conservatory of N. Ionia Volos, the traditional music conservatory “En Chordais” based in Thessaloniki, the Samara Conservatory, the newly established Conservatory “Rythmos”, the school of Byzantine and traditional music of the holy metropolis, Drama Municipal Conservatory of Drama, the music school of Ptolemaida, Tripoli and Serres, as well as music pedagogy at the school of kindergarten teachers OAED in the prefecture of Drama.

He is a member of the “world music” band “Loxandra”, of the Pontian band “Argateia” and a permanent collaborator of the Turkish singer Dilek Kots, he “coexists” as an artist with various bands consisting of young singers and musicians of traditional Greek music in concerts inside and outside Greece.