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Konstantine Margaritis

“I cannot really tell where music comes from, I just close my eyes and hopefully it’s there, then; on a good day, it just flows through me”

Romantic, atmospheric, sentimental, melodic and intense Konstantine’s performances are usually described “music helps me establish a connection with my humanity, my essence to the universe”. With a style that dances between traditional and modern, rich harmonies and a singing tone are his tools for expression “you can listen to a melody with a set of harmonies and then with a different one, the result can be totally different that´s why I’m constantly trying to improve my technique and knowledge so optimistically I can play more faithfully what I hear within my minds ears”.

A guitarist and composer from Greece who since 2013 is based in Berlin, “the move to a big city, especially one that’s full of young people pushing the boundaries to today’s arts, was essential for me in order to grow as an artist”. His first connection with music was established at the age of 5 when he studied music at the National School of Music in Preveza, Greece. Later in his life he felt he wanted to expand his knowledge and command of the instrument and attended the online section of Berklee College of Music where he was awarded the Paul Simon Scholarship and earned a Master Guitar certificate for his studies in jazz improvisation and composition. “It was a life-changing experience for me” he recalls, “to be able to learn and communicate with world class musicians and teachers such as Bruce Saunders, Joe Mulholland, Rick Peckham, Jim Odgren and Bruce Bartlett”.

“I very seldom hear somebody play with such a nice classical touch.” Frans Elferink – Luthier


As a Leader/Solo:

Konstantine Margaritis – Kimata (EP 2016)

As a Guest Artist:

Daniel Ondaro – Summer Days (2016)