About

 

Born in Thessaloniki, Greece, had the first contact with strings and key instruments, initially close to Argiro Hatzimbalioti, to follow later, acoustic bass with Alexandros Stivaktis.

2005: studies on Sound in Crete (department of Music Technology and Acoustics Engineering, Rethymno) and traditional double-string plucked instruments within modal music idioms, such as folk and urban genres found in Greece and Balkan regions. (Rethymno, Crete).

2008: had the honour to meet Ross Daly, Ömer Erdoğdular and other master musicians at ‘Labyrinth‘ music workshop, in the island of Crete. Since then focusing on the eastern modal traditions of the balkan and anatolian peninsula, mainly with Ney, Lavta (lute of Constantinople) and Saz, following anual seminars with great masters like: Yurdal Tokcan, Evgenios Voulgaris, Periklis Papapetropoulos, Haris Lambrakis a.o. (Iraklion, Crete)

2011: single project collaboration in ‘iViolini’ Luthier Workshop . Assistance in Violin-family Luthiery, realization of seminars in Musical Acoustics. Music performances with violinist Vanesa Olivera (Buenos Aires, Argentina).

2012-2015: internship musIC project (music for Cochlear Implants – Music Technology Group/University of Pompeu Fabra), to follow with music performance and music production. Between collabrations: Yannis Papaioannou´s Trio Feta (Greek folk & Mediterranean sounds), Meydan ensemble (modal music), ´Kinesthisis´ with dancer Anais Muñoz. Also with AMUC ( Asociation of Musicians of Street & Metro of Barcelona), realizing music performances in cultural associations and festivals as well as in education volunteer project at pioneer infant school ‘Escola dels Encants‘, (Barcelona).

2015-2017: master classes with Παναγιώτης Νεοχωρίτης (Panagiotis Neohoritis) and ensemble ‘Ρωμανός ο Μελωδός’ (‘Romanós o Melodós´) in Byzantine and Ottoman music (Thessaloniki, Greece). In the same period ‘Eviho’ SoundLab  opens its doors for sound experimentation and music creation.

*As sound engineer working both in studio and live in collaboration with: Stray Blue – (Crete live gigs), Piece of Joy semi acoustic soul blues vintage grooves (Thessaloniki), Bal & Kan Trio (Barcelona), Locos de Atar Tango ensemble (Thessaloniki), Sounds of the Levant (Thessaloniki) and more.

 

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