Yorgos  Foudoulis

classical guitarist, composer

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Biography

Yorgos Foudoulis was born in Volos, Greece.

From a young age he chose the paths of music making integrated studies at Conservatories and Universities in Greece and abroad, where he graduated as a distinguished with honors obtaining Guitar Diplomas, Composition and Music Theory Diplomas, Master and Doctorate.

He also took part in major international events in Greece and abroad, where he got many awards and honorary distinctions.

His professional activity is summarized as follows: Soloist - Professor of Guitar and Composer with an international career and a significant presence in discography and bibliography, Conservatory Owner and Director, Manager specializing in cultural management.

He has permanent artistic cooperation with the countries: Italy, England, Poland, Canada, USA, Russia, Germany, Portugal, China, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Cuba, Lebanon, Cyprus, Ms.

Since 1982, he works as a teacher in many conservatories, universities and major cultural organizations in Greece and abroad.

Hundreds of guitarists and musicians who make a career either as a soloist or as teachers have graduated from his class.

In 1991 he founded Foudoulis’ Conservatory in Volos (approved by the Greek Ministry of Culture), which works with distinguished teachers and artists and organizes special courses, events, seminars, festivals, etc.

From 2004 to 2006 he was the Director of the Municipal Conservatory of Giannitsa providing significant work and creating new cultural institutions in Giannitsa.

In 2010 he founded the “Multispace of Art” in Volos, a vibrant cultural space which hosts many events every day and it is a model and a reference point for Greek and international cultural events.

He directs Foudoulis’ Conservatory, the Examination Centre of Trinity College London and Century University based in Volos, the International Art Society & Academy and the EYF management.

Until today he planned and successfully implemented more than 300 international events (festivals, conferences, etc) and hundreds of local and regional events.

He is the representative of many foreign universities in Greece.
He is also the artistic director of many well established annual international festivals.

He is associate of BBC and since 2008 he is consultant and producer of BERBEN publishing company (Italy).

 

DISCOGRAPHY:
1993: "The journey". Music by Greek composers in first recording (MUSICA VIVA)
2002: "Iolkos". Music by Yorgos Foudoulis inspired by ancient Greek mythology (EYF)
2005: "Greek Impressions". Music by Greek composers (SUBWAYS)

2005: “Master Class”, Half a century of Greek guitarists (EROS)

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY - ERGOGRAPHY:
1988: "The Preliminary Study of the Guitar"  Part  A' (EYF)
1998: "The Preliminary Study of the Guitar"  Part 
Β' (EYF)
2004: Music for Guitar, Volume 1 (EYF)
2004: Music for Guitar, Volume 2 (EYF)

2005 : Music for Guitar, Volume 3 (EYF)

2006: Music for Guitar, Volume 4 (EYF)

2007: “Christina”, “Ether”, “Full moon” (BERBEN)

2007: Music for flute and Guitar (Iolkos, Omen, Oracle) (BERBEN)

2007: “Delirium”  for 4 guitars (BERBEN)

2008-2013: Musical setting of contemporary award winning poets, Studies, Textbooks

2014-2015: Musical setting of great poets, Studies, Textbooks

 

 

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