Iasonas Psarakis

Iasonas Psarakis is a Greek born Hindusthani Classical and Experimental sitarist, multiinstrumentalist, music composer of World Music, presently based in Shantiniketan, Kolkata, India.
His career spans from European classical to Middle eastern and journeys through Hindusthani Classical Music under the guidance of Guruma Ameena (daughter of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan), Pandit Debi Prasad Chatterjee, Shiraz Ali Khan, Amie Maciszawski and Sabyasachida Sarkhel.
He also graduated from Sangit Bhavan-Visva Bharati University (BMus-HCM-Sitar/performance arts,A+), holder of scholarship under ICCR India and 4 Indian Merit scholarship .
Iasonas published his first album “Clay” (2014), a music album which was recorded in Lebanon with Indian Classical Music and sounds of Iran. He has showcased his music in theatres,concert halls, auditoriums, collectives, cultural venues, radios and street performances in Turkey, Kurdisthan, Iran, Egypt, Lebanon, Greece, India,Italy, Bangladesh and to music festivals globally.
Worldknown cultural organization “Bibliotheca Alexandrina” has organised him recenlty, his first solo concert in Cairo. Iasonas is also founder and composer of musical project “Iasi Ensemble” and their gonna pusblish soon their first musical album .Also he is part of the project with the name “Modern Classical Sound” with Ethno-Classical Recordings India, and both projects will be launched globally soon . Iasonas also except music has lot of love for cinema and he had main role in short movies .Also he is founder,creator and curator of success International festival “Independent Global Art Festival ” and “Mukhti Bhoomi Festival , both hosted by Hihiri Pipiri international Art Residency .