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Evgenios Voulgaris holds a diploma in Byzantine music. Since 1992 his main focus has been on the oud and traditional Greek music. His first teacher was Christos Tsiamoulis. He studied yayli tanbur with Fahrettin Çimenli, who also tutored him in the interpretation of makams and in improvisation.
He has participated in numerous performances and recordings with a wide range of musicians. Since 1995 he performs with the 'Orchistra ton Chromaton', playing mandolin and bouzouki, whilst in recent years he has also collaborated with the 'Camerata' Orchestra and the Athens State Orchestra.
He taught in the School of Greek Music of the Municipal Conservatoire of Patras, in musical highschools and seminars, as well as in the Department of Popular and Traditional Music of the Technical University of Epirus. In 2007 his book Urban Popular Songs of the Inter-war Period: Rebetika of Smyrna and Piraeus, co-authored with Vasilis Vandarakis, was published.
His records to date are Taxidia, To minima tou pringipa, and Apsilies in collaboration with other artists. He has also set music to parts of the Rubaiyat by Omar Khayyam and composed music for theatrical plays.