From the age of 7 he started
studying music. Firstly accordion with Kalliopi Skiada and then piano with Efi
Terzaki. In 1988 he was selected as one of the first students of the first
music school in Greece, the Music High School of Pallini. Later he also studied
advanced music theory. He holds an Accordion Diploma (professor: Frangiska
Belentza) and a Degree in Harmony (professor: Fotis Koutzagiotis). He then
continued to studies about sound and obtained a degree in Sound Engineer from the
"Panavision" school, while preparing a graduate thesis on surround
sound systems in cinema.
In his first professional steps
he worked as an assistant sound engineer in various studios, as a sound
engineer for TV crews, as a music teacher at the Erateio Conservatory and as a
manager of large chain music stores. He then worked
in the music stages of Athens, in outdoor and indoor concert
halls of Greece and collaborated in terms of sound recording, with
leading musicians of the country. A special moment in the field of live
recordings was in 2002 the big anniversary concert at the Herodeion (and double
album afterwards) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mimi Plessas in music,
with whom he collaborated on his tours. Popular
performers participated there, such as D. Mitropanos, K. Hatzis, Marinella, E.
Arvanitaki, S. Korkolis, S. Kleissas, P. Xenaki and ensembles, such as the
Youth Orchestra of the European Union (conducted by N. Patrikidou), the Choir
of Friends of Modern Music Dimitris Papadimitriou and the quintet of Mimi
In 2002 he created and founded
the studio "Subway" in Vrilissia, a recording space and designed by
the leading acoustic engineer Sotiris Psarras and became a construction model.
Since then, the services of Subway studio have been utilized by the biggest
music personalities of the country, but also creators and performers from the
younger generations, making it one of the most creative studios in Greece.