June 12, 2011
Studies music from his early years: ney with O. Erdogdular and M. Skoulios,
kaval with N. Nedyalkov, blockute with K. Papazoglou and B. Bohm, theory of
western tonal music with N. Solomonidis and V. Kitsos, courses in piano and cello,
byzantine music with P. Neohoritis, bansuri and North-Indian music with S. Sunders
and N. Magriel, courses in Shakuhachi with Kiku Day, Mbira with L. W. Magaya, self-taught
in whistling, accordion, galician bagpipe, tin whistle, guitar and more.
Holds a degree in Musicology from the School of Fine Arts of Aristotle University
of Thessaloniki and a Mmus in Ethnomusicology from the School of Oriental and African
Studies, University of London. He is interested in a variety of music generes ranging from
contemporany and electroacoustic, medieval music, renaissance, baroque, classical,
music for theater and cinema, modal jazz, to greek, turkish traditional music, turkish ritual
and classical, bulgarian, indian, afghan music.
His occupations with music includes composition, interpretation, performance and teaching.
Since 2008 is co-founder of the artistic company ‘nomeolvides co.’ which activates in the design,
production and promotion of artistic events. He collaborates with many bands and musicians,
in concerts and studio recordings both in Greece and abroad. Indicative: Aman Aman, L’Ham de Foc
(concerts throughout Europe, Greece, China), Daud Khan, Efrén López, Barıs Bal, Erhan Bayram.
He teaches ney and ottoman clasical music at the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki.