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Vassilis Gratsounas Vassilis Gratsounas was born in Athens Greece at 1955, and he owns the superior guitar diploma and higher theoretical music lessons. In 1988 he set up with his wife Maria Galani, their own Music School in Athens which name in 2002 changed into ”enorganis” Conservatory of Music. Together they manage the School with…

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Xuefei Yang Xuefei Yang is acclaimed as one of the world’s finest classical guitarists. Hailed as a musical pioneer – her fascinating journey began after the Cultural Revolution, a period where Western musical instruments & music were banned. Xuefei was the first-ever guitarist in China to enter a music school, & became the first internationally…

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Laurent Boutros, guitarist and composer    Born near Paris in 1964, Laurent Boutros was attracted at a very early age by music of oral traditions, in which spontaneity and improvisation occupy an important place. In 1984, he met Raúl Maldonado, an Argentinian guitarist and composer who gave concrete expression to his dream of familiarizing himself…

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MEGERDICH MIKAYELIAN    Megerdich Mikayelian is currently a guitar professor at the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music, ParseghGanatchian College of Music, and Antonine University, teaches at the Theological Seminary of Armenian Catholicossate of Cilicia, Antelias-Bikfaya. He is the coordinator of the classical guitar division of the ParseghGanatchian College and the founder, artistic director, and…

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  Kostas Grigoreas  An eminent member of the Greek guitar fraternity, and a special presence in the field of Greek music, Kostas Grigoréas (Gree-go-ré-as) was born in Athens in 1957.  He has studied guitar, theory and music technology. He started his guitar studies at an early age with Yannis Andreopoulos and later joined the class of…

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Iakovos Kolanian Iakovos Kolanian, a well-known international guitarist, with numerous performances in Greece and abroad, ranks among the most prominent artists of his generation. Always attended with interest by the public, his interpretations, driven by vision and faith, often form a bridge between classical music and the music traditions of the world. Iakovos Kolanian studied…

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 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…

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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,…

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