Panagiotis Berlis

PANAGIOTIS BERLIS

He is born in 1965 in Peristeri, Athens.

He started his musical studies in 1975 by taking accordion lessons from the accordionist Xenophon Palazzo, then took classical piano lessons at the National Conservatory of Peristeri, later at the Cultural Center of Peristeri and the Municipal Conservatory of Piraeus.
He also studied advanced music theory (harmony, counterpoint, fugue) and composition with composer Stamatis Athanasoulas (Piraeus Primary Conservatory, Central Conservatory "Kostas Klavas"),
classical piano with soloist Rita Vourtsi (National Conservatory of Peristeri),
jazz piano with Giorgos Kontrafouris and jazz theory, jazz harmony, jazz composition and workshops with Marcos Tomaras, Vassilis Rakopoulos and Giannis Anninos (Piraeus Municipal Conservatory).
He has participated and successfully completed a number of music seminars, such as:
Seminar and Master Classes of Jazz (Berklee College of Music - Philippos Nakas Conservatory)
Choir Music Seminar by composer Theodoros Antoniou (Piraeus Municipal Conservatory)
20th Century Music Seminar by Theodoros Antoniou (Piraeus Municipal Conservatory),
Choir Directorate Seminar by Virginia Atanassova - Lialios (Conservatory of Northern Greece),
Electronic Music Notation Seminar (Piraeus Primary Conservatory)

In his thirty-year-old music career he has been as a performer, composer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, a founding member of various alternative, rock, funk and jazz musical ensembles, most notably the "Diafana Krina" band, with discography and numerous successful appearances in Greece and abroad.

Since 1992 he composes and orchestrates music for theater, documentaries, advertisements, multimedia and art shows.
Since 2007 he is the co-founder with the fine artist Angel.Kourkoulou of the music-visual team “PanAngel8Arts” where they create knitting together the two arts, music and painting..

1986 to today, he teach music in private lessons and in many conservatories in Athens, and Volos.

With his work supports the Human Rights.

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