Alexandros Arkadopoulos Nano-R
Born in Ioannina in 1977, where he was also raised, Alexandros Arkadopoulos
started his theoretical and practical musical education at the age of seven.
The first instruments he was taught were keyboards, guitar, bouzouki and percussion.
At the age of ten he started studying the flute and soon after the traditional clarinet.
He has diplomas in Harmony, flute and Byzantine music. He graduated from the Music
Department of the Philosophical School of the University of Athens. In his capacity
as a flautist, he was one of the founding and leading members of the Youth Symphonic
Orchestra of Ioannina from 1987 and participated in numerous performances in Greece
and abroad, under renowned Greek and foreign conductors. He took his first lessons in
[Greek] traditional clarinet with the great master from Epirus, Gregoris Kapsalis.
He has participated in concerts, recordings, performances, as well as radio and television
programs, with many of the most prominent contemporary composers and singers of both
traditional and contemporary Greek music. In 2004 he participated in the opening ceremony
of the Athens’ Olympics. He taught traditional wind instruments for four years in the Department
of Popular and Traditional Music of the Technical College of Epirus. Currently he is a professor
at the Athens Music School teaching traditional clarinet, is a member of the musical group 'Takim'.
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