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George Emmanuel

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George Emmanuel is one of the most talented metal guitarists of his generation. His abilities were acknowledged and, for the past 7 years, he has been the main guitarist of “Rotting Christ”, one of the most known metal bands in the world.

Recently, he presented his own material through his new band, named “Lucifer’s Child”.

Finally, combining his experience of many years in the field of music and his studies in sound engineering, he is undertaking music productions in his modern and fully equipped recording studio “Pentagram Studio“.

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George Maroulees

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George Maroulees was born in Athens. At age 14 he discovered the sounds of the guitars of Jimi Hendrix, Richie Blackmore, Gary Moore, Michael Schenker, Eddie Van Halen. The electric guitar and its sound became an obsession and he started taking lessons. Along with his guitar studies, he started creating cover bands playing rock and metal songs of the 70s, the 80s and the 90s.

That’s how “4Bitten” were founded in 2002, who, from 2009 until 2015, recorded 3 albums and toured the UK and Europe many times on their own and along with big rock names such as UFO, Michael Schenker Group, Black Star Riders, Uriah Heep and more.

In 2012 he joined the Greek metal band “Diviner” as their rhythm and lead guitarist and in 2015 they released their first album. In 2018 he formed the heavy rock band “Cellar Stone” who have released 2 clips of their upcoming album. Influenced by the guitar heroes of the 70s and the 80s, his playing style is an amalgamation of those influences and combined with his explosive performance in live gigs, he never stays unnoticed.

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Pantelis Gertsos

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Pantelis Gertsos is a representative of the University of West London / Registry of Guitar Tutors in Greece, the only examination system in which students are examined by tutors of the University, that come from the UK, solely for this reason. He is an active musician and tutor, with appearances with many music ensembles, as well as a session musician, having recorded for many famous Greek artists.

He has worked in the past as an advisor and examiner for post-graduate scholarships of the State Scholarships Foundation and as the Director of Music Studies in various conservatories in Greece.

He is the person responsible for MusicFor, a rapidly evolving educational program, which famous artists support with their participation in educational seminars and concerts: Kurt Rosenwinkel, Jonathan Kreisberg, Doug Aldrich, Paul Gilbert, Greg Howe

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Dimitris Sinogiannis

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One of the most famous and recorded Greek guitarists, with a continuous presence in the music scene for more than 30 years.

Having collaborated with the biggest names of Greek music, he has gained vast experience, which he is now sharing as a music and guitar tutor.

At the same time, he stays active musically, by creating and working with many bands in the Greek music scene, leaving his musical trademark.

Guitarist, composer, tutor, with heavy influence from blues, soul, fusion and funk music.