Musician and singer. He was born in Athens in 1979. At the age of six, he began his apprenticeship in Cretan dances in the Cretan Association of Piraeus "I Omonia". His first teacher in Cretan dances was Andreas Marianakis. At a young age, he began violin lessons with Kostis Pachakis, and later with the violin master Michalis Kounelis.
He taught violin at the Venizelio Conservatory of Chania until 2011 and from 2012 he established his own music school in Chania where traditional music instruments of Crete are taught.
He works systematically on Rizitika songs and his work has been released in collaboration with Seistron Musical Publications (Chania, Crete).
Source: Antonis Martsakis