Ambient Folk / New Folk / World / Spoken Word / Theatrical / Cinematic
Vassilis Floros was born in July 1982 in Imittos, a small suburb of Athens in Greece.
He studied at the Department of Mathematics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
He studies at the Department of History and Ethnology at the Democritus University of Thrace.
He studied Folklore (Folklore at the University of Athens) and is actively involved in the subject of Folklore Study and Research. He has authentic love and preoccupation with folklore wealth, especially for the local greek myths, legends and fairytales.
He studied acoustic and classical guitar at the Imittos Conservatory.
He also studied Music Technology and Programming ( Conservatory of Music, Athens ).
He apprenticed with the great music teacher an musician Andreas Tsekouras ( Teaching and Conducting Ensembles at the Athens Conservatory) and in addition to the guitar, he plays traditional instruments (land lute, oud, three-string bouzouki, tzoura, baglama).
In May 2010 he released his first personal album titled On the Shore of the Dawn ( ℗Legend, 2010 - ℗MLK, 2015 ), where, besides himself, his songs are interpreted by George Dalaras, Dimitris Zervoudakis, Dimitris Mystakides and Anatoli Margiola.
For this project he collaborated with the great professor of laography of Pelion Mountain, Georgios Thomas and the Museum of Photography of Thessaloniki, for the photographs of the Pelionian photographer Dimitris Letsios.
In December 2015 he released his second personal album titled Almagest of a Chamber ( ℗MLK, 2015 ), which includes Dimitris Mystakidis, Aspasia Stratigou, Marina Dakanali, Katerina Anagnostou and the great physics professor and writer George Grammatikakis.
In 2017 it released the digital single Conceived Viper.
In June of 2017 founded his personal Indie Record Label and Production Company called Aganda Music Productions, with the professional activities as a Record Label, Event Production Services Agency, Music and Distribution Services Agency and as a Design Lab.
The winter of 2018 released his third album called Dresses' Soul Shudder produced and published by "Aganda Music Productions'. In this particular album Vassilis Floros collaborated with the great Greek Vocalist Maria Evlavi and the great Greek Painter and Artist Lakis Mouratides.
In the beginning of 2019 composed the Original minimal-folk style music for the dance theater performance called Agamemnon - In The Beginning Was The Word in collaboration with the dance theater group Gratia Artis School of Dance Team, the choreographer Antigoni Papanikolaou and the director Kriz Theocharopoulos.
In September of 2019 released his Instrumental Digital Album of the called "Agamemnon" produced and published by "Aganda Music Productions'.
Since October 2019, Vassilis Floros has been collaborating with the company Musikutveckling.se Group based in Goteborg, Sweden, as a production consultant.
In the summer of 2020, Municipal Regional Theater of Komotini assigns him the original musical composition for the play "MINIS" directed by Anna Machairopoulou.
The performance, in which he also participates as a musician on stage, is presented at the Ancient Theater of Maronia as part of the events of the Festival of the Municipality of Maronia - Sapes.
He has participated in the following collections: "Difono 2011" (Lyra), "Ert Open - To The Victory ..." (Ert Open, 2014), "Giorgos Dalaras - Participations" (Minos EMI, 2014) "It's Something Tracks" (MLK, 2016) etc.
Since February 2011, Vassilis Floros presents his work in musical scenes, places of culture and festivals all over Greece ( Stavros tou Notou Live Stage, Vrahon Theater Festival etc.) and has been working with special music artists such as Giorgos Dalaras, Dimitris Mystakides, Dilek Koc, Katerina Papadopoulou, Kyriakos Gouventas, Haris Lambrakis, Vangelis Votteas, Fotis Siotas, Thanassis Sofras, Panos Dimitrakopoulos and many others.
Emphasizing the plot and the power of the verse, admirer and master of the Greek language, Vassilis Floros is constantly inspired and works on the Word, which, as the songwriter himself characteristically states: "the Word is the cause of creation, the source of writing and oral folk tradition, but also mathematical analogy, the matrix of rhythm and harmony.
At regular intervals he writes for local electronic and print media (newspapers, magazines, electronic cultural portals, etc.) and even prepares for the publication of his first book.
Currently, he makes live appearances with his music group (Giorgos Kelesidis, Maria Evlavi), preparing his new music project AUTHAIRESIS.
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