Born in 1966 in Thessaloniki. He studied Theory of Music and violin at the Conservatoire of Northern Greece and collaborated with the State Orchestra of Thessaloniki as well as with chamber music ensembles. He is a member of the Ensemble of Traditional Music of the municipality of Thessaloniki.
Since 1980 he has collaborated with many musicians and orchestras in Greece and abroad, in traditional music concerts, but also in classical music, rebetika, and entechno music concerts. He has taken part in more than a thousand concerts and musical events, as well as in numerous recording sessions.
Founder member of the orchestra Estoudiantina Neas Ionias. He was also chosen by the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, to represent Greek traditional music in the Festival ‘Geniuns of the violin’ (2004).
He teaches the violin at the Department of Traditional Music of the Technological Educational Institute of Epirus in Arta, and has also taught at the Department of Musical Science and Art of the University of Macedonia. He also teaches at the Athens Conservatoire and at the 'Philippos Nakas' Conservatoire in Thessaloniki.
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