Christos Barbas


Turkish, Contemporary


Christos Barbas is a multi-instrumentalist and composer and one of the most multifaceted and creative musicians coming from Greece. From an early age, he studied the recorder, baroque music, harmony, counterpoint and later completed his studies of Western music in 2002. Since 2003, he has focused on the study of the ney, Sufi, classical Ottoman music and plays several instruments from different cultures, such as kaval, piano, bansuri and irish whistles etc. He composes in a variety of styles, including music for contemporary dance, theatre, cinema and modal music. He has taught at the University of Popular Music and Traditional Arts (Greece) and in Macedonia (Thessaloniki). He teaches at Labyrinth in Crete and in other cultural centers and is the Artistic Director of Labyrinth Catalunya.