Alexios Antonopoulos

Alexios Antonopoulos,

Born in Athens in 1980.He spent his childhood years in Germany where he received his first piano lessons.
When he returned to Greece, at age 14 he began playing drums with his first teacher,called Makis Siatras.
He also was a member of marching bands learning and playing the tuba..
After completing his studies at the University of Athens (Department of German literature) and his military service, he studied in Athens MMS next to Nickos Sidirokastritis whom he considers as the most important and significant teacher he ever had.
He also took lessons of traditional percussion by Vangelis Karipis and has attended numerous seminars, lessons and clinics by various musicians of the local and international scene.
Nowadays he is about to complete his studies at the jazz department of the athenaeum conservatory with main instructor the great teacher and sax player Sylvios Syrros!
He works as a professional musician with several artists live touring and recording,like : Vangelis Kakoulakis, Simos Kokavesis ,Apostolis Armagos Apostolos Kaltsas, Nasia Gofa , Plastelini, Mallon Quartett, the Jazz Messages and many more.He also has formed his personal jazz trio and is about to record his first album
Alexios Antonopoulos plays with Gabriel drums, Istanbul Mehmet cymbals Gibraltar hardware and pro-mark sticks.