Michalis Kontaxakis  A prize winner in many international guitar competitions, including the 1st prize at the prestigious “Francisco Tárrega International Guitar Competition”, Michalis Kontaxakis is considered to be one of the leading classical guitarists of his generation. He graduated from  Costas Cotsiolis’ class at the Municipal Conservatoire of Piraeus. He also studied at the Robert…

Notis Mavroudis  For six decades, Notis Mavroudis, along with his teaching career, has a strong presence in all the guitar proceedings of our country. He studied guitar at the National Conservatoire with Demetris Fambas, and in 1969 in Spain with Jose Tomas.    As a soloist and guitar tutor, but as a composer of art songs as well,…

George Tossikian George Tossikian was born in Piraeus in 1981. He studied guitar under Iakovos Kolanian (Contemporary Conservatory of Athens), graduating in 2004 with a unanimous First Class Diploma. At the same time, he attended seminars by internationally acclaimed guitarists, and distinguished himself in Greek competitions, and also at the International Renaissance Music Contest-Festival of…

Guitar Ensemble Workshop

Vasiliki Legaki   Vasiliki Legaki studied classical guitar with Iakovos Kolanian and theoretically at the Athens Contemporary Conservatory. Her studies continued in London, where she graduated from Royal Holloway with a degree (BMus) in musicology, and Master’s (MMus) in composition, with distinction. As an active composer, her works have been presented at major festivals in Greece…

Bate Coxa Trio  Bate-coxa is a newly established band that was created in 2017. Three musicians, guitarist Panagiotis Τzinas, flutist and bassist Alfred Ruci and percussionist Nikos Darilaa, active in the musical environment of Athens and Greece, met to express their love for music and more specifically for Brazilian and Latin American music in general.…

Ο Γ. Τσιάλας είναι μουσικός, πολυοργανίστας, συνθέτης, εικαστικός. Γεννήθηκε στην Καρδίτσα όπου ζει και εργάζεται. Ασχολήθηκε από πολύ μικρός με τη μουσική, τη ζωγραφική και το θέατρο (γράφοντας μουσική, κάνοντας τα σκηνικά και συμμετέχοντας ως ηθοποιός). Σπούδασε κλασική κιθάρα και θεωρητικά στο Νέο Ωδείο Θεσσαλονίκης με καθηγητές τον Στέργιο Ζυγούρα και την Κάλλη Κάστωρη. Είναι…