#Anastasios (Tassos) Sotirakis - Progressive, Alternative, Jazz, Classical

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#Anastasios (Tassos) Sotirakis - Progressive, Alternative, Jazz, Classical

Post by Elena on Fri Jun 12, 2015 1:56 pm

Tassos says: I would like to thank you all for your support! I hope i'll be able to make music for you to enjoy.  Music that can move your hearts and take you on musical journeys!

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Born in Athens in 19/5/1980. He started studying music at the age of 11.


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Graduated (Ministry of Culture) from the SuperiorSchool of Dramatic Art St. Barbara - IAKOVOS KAMPANELIS (2nd & 3rd year scholarship)Studied alongside: R. Pateraki, E. Roditi, P. Moustaki, G. Vogli, S. Peppa, D. Papagianni, A. Thomopoulos, T. Petraki, K. Tsonos.


He has reached the highest degreesin music theory and has received the highest distinction by St. Paraskevis conservatoire.

He graduated with the following degrees:

   Harmony – Very Good (Prof. St. Tsatalmpasis)
   Counterpoint – Excellently Unanimously (Prof. Ch. Lamprianidis)
   Fugue – Excellently Unanimously (Prof. Ch. Lamprianidis)

He has studied the German system and Dubois in harmony.Also tone counterpoint and Andre Gedalge’s method in fugue.He has finished his studies at keys and he reached the final stage at piano (did not get the certificate).He has attended piano seminars with: Natalia Michailidou, Dimitris Toufeksis, Giorgos Chatzinikos.He attends singing lessons with Stefanos Tsatalbasis.His voice type is baritone.He plays piano,keys,drums.


He won the award for the best music “Fantastic Film” Festival of 2014 for the short film “The concert” directed by Ilias Florakis.


   In winter of 2014 he creates the OrangeBlue band in pop-rock sound and Anna’s Boyfriends in entechni* Greek music (*artistic music) and performs lives in stages in Athens.
   In January of 2014 composed the music for the short film “It’s a family business – Revised edition” directed by Anastasia Stylianidi, which participates in “Reed” Short Film Competition in London.Collaborates with the director Ilia Floraki composes the music for his three short films. “A simple story” (2012) (which won the award for the best short film, at the 3rd Peloponnesian International Film Festival), “The product manager” (2012), “The concert” (2013).
   In winter of 2013 created the “Tassos Sotirakis Trio” group and played in live stages in Athens.
   In 2010 participates in 45th Dimitria Festival of Thessaloniki, giving a piano recital presenting his entire work.Also with the help of fellow musicians prepared and performed the music show “Alive… By coincidence”, which includes compositions of his own work and other known cinematic soundtracks.
   He has published two personal albums. The first album with title “220 ways to say I love you” was released in 2010 exclusively be “Ianos” stores, and became best seller.His second album with title “Flesh Memories” was released in November of 2011, again by “Ianos” company.
   In 2010 he works, for 2nd time with the team “Koula h planidou”, writing the music for the play “The circus” and for 4th time with the 4th Junior High Iliou, composing the music for the play “The Little Prince”.
   In 2009 he helped with the musical direction for the play “Korsedia”, performed be the “Koula h planidou” team.
   In 2007 cooperates with the 2nd and 4th Junior High of Petroupolis and Iliou respectively, writing the music for the plays “Sunday of shoes” by Lakis Lazopoulos and “The birds” byAristophanes. Later the same year cooperates again with the 4th Junior High of Ilion in transcription of traditional Ionian Songs.
   In 2005 he wrote the music for the play “Le malade imaginaire” by Moliere.


   2008-2014. Music school “Diapason” at Ilion. Music theory, including History of Music, Morphology of Music, Instrumentation.
   In the summer of 2012 he was invited as a lecturer in a seminar, which took place in the old university of Athens, in causation of his study in cooperation with Mr. Vrachiotis on the Antigone scripts. He spoke for the articulation of ancient speech and for the ancient Greek music system.
   2005-2006. Public Professional Training Institute. Sections of Sound Engineering and Music Technology. Music theory, Morphology of Music, Audio for Radio, TV & Film, Instrumentation, Music Theatre - Moving Image & Radio Productions, Sound Composition Techniques.
   2003-2006. Music theory and singing at Advanced School of dramatic Art “St. Barbara” in collaboration with Gianni Zouganeli, Thano Petraki, Louka Thano and Maria

Some of his major works in theater are:

   In 2010 he became a founding member of “OIKEIO Theater” and they staged the play “Abuser, victims & something grey” directed by M. Dimouli. A combination of texts by J.P. Sartre, T. Leivaditi, E.B. Brecht (the script was inspired by the play “Behind closed doors” by Sartre) where he also wrote the music for the songs.
   In 2009 collaborated with S. Vraxoriti in the ancient script of Antigone, performing in the Comedie Claude Volter theater in Brussels, as First Chorus - Angel.
   In the summer of 2007 at the Regional Theater of Crete in the play “Captain Michael” as Captain Poliksigkis, directed by G. Vogli.
   In October of 2006 in the play “Cain”, by Lord Byron, as Lucifer, presented at “Shmeio” theater.
   In 2005 he wrote the music for the play and participated as an actor “The dream of a ridiculous man” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
   In 2004 in the play “Eumenides” by Aeschylus in ancient Greek text with the group “Elliniki Skini”, performing in Chorus.
   In the play “Michael Kohlhaas” again as a musician and an actor he wrote the music and acted as a storyteller. The same summer continued with the same play at the Regional Theater of Komotini.

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