He was born in Serres in 1985. His first contact with the kaval was in 2001. Two years later, in 2003, he enters the Faculty of Musical Science and Art of the University of Macedonia where he specializes in the kaval next to Manos Achalinotopoulos. He has followed kaval seminars with the Bulgarian Nedyalko Nedyalkon. In 2005 he obtains the Byzantine Music diploma. Simultaneously, he followed traditional singing lessons with Panagiotis Drakopoulos and Katerina Papadopoulou.