Georgios Theodoridis was born in Böblingen, Germany. After completing his primary and early secondary school education there, he moved to Greece where he graduated from the Ecclesiastical High School of Tinos, where for the very first time he was exposed to Byzantine music. During his early university years, he moved over from his linguistic studies to study Byzantine Music theory and practical chanting under the tutelage of some of Greece’s most renowned teachers and Chanters. His involvement in multiple byzantine choirs afforded him the opportunity to participate in innumerable musical concerts and productions all over Greece. He holds an honors degree in Byzantine Music, as well as the Music Teacher Diploma, from the Conservatory of Egaleo in Athens, Greece. Georgios presently serves Saint Sophia Cathedral, Washington, DC, as Protopsaltis, Choir Master & Director of the Office of Music Arts, a position from which he can utilize his experience in music production and teaching for the creation of qualified students of Byzantine and Greek Traditional Music. He has produced and distributed Solo and Choral CD’s with Byzantine Music. He has been invited to share his expertise on Byzantine Music, either as a guest speaker or guest performer, at several universities and other locations that include: Holy Cross Hellenic College Greek Orthodox School of Theology, MA, the Catholic University of America, DC, the American University DC, Georgetown University DC and the Metropolitan Museum of Arts, NY. Georgios is fluent in Greek, German, and English. He proudly holds the rank of Lieutenant in the Greek Army.

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