He studied at the University of Leeds, UK (PhD in popular musicology and master’s degree in music performance) and at the University of Macedonia, Greece (bachelor’s degree in ‘music science and art’). His research interests revolve around the condition of musical syncretism in popular music. Moreover, the performance techniques and the musicological research on the role of the piano in eastern musical styles constitute his latest research activity. He is a member of the Modern Greek Studies Association, of the International Council for Traditional Music, and of the Hellenic Musicological Society. Since 2014, he teaches as an Academic Scholar at the School of Popular and Traditional Music of the Technological Educational Institute of Epirus. He has published three musicological books: The recording career of Vasílis Tsitsánis (1936-1983). An analysis of his music and the problems of research into Greek popular music (Ianos, 2014); Cloudy Sunday and the Akathyst Hymn – A Mirroring or a Reflection? (Fagotto, 2017); The Eastern Piano Project – The Rebetiko Era – Score (Prigipessa, 2018).

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