Alexis Pogres

Alexios Pogrevnois

Alexios Pogrevnois (1990-) born in Thessaloniki, Greece. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Clarinet Performance from the Ionian Univercity, where he pursued clarinet and bass clarinet performance studies with Yannis Samprovalakis and Chamber music with Pr. Lambis Vasiliadis. He begun music studies at the Municipal Conservatory of Stavroupolis-Thessaloniki, Greece, degrees in Music Harmony (2006) with Petros Bekiaridis and Clarinet with Fotis Terzis. He graduated the Music High School of Thessaloniki (2008) having studies with Stergios Moschogiannis.

He has participated in several masterclasses by Ronald van Spaendonck, Spyros Tzekos (principal clarinet in National Opera of Grecce), Dimitris Leontzakos, Melos Brass, Idee Fixe, Theofilos Sotiriades, Szatmari Szolt (Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra and Liszt Academy of Music). He attended clarinet performance courses with Robert Hill, principal clarinetist in London Philharmonic Orchestra in January of 2013. He also attended in Orchestral and Choir conducting workshops by Kostis Papazoglou and Petros Bekiaridis.

He was member of the Youth State Orchestra of Thessaloniki in 2006, co-principal in Camerata Stavroupolis, principal and co-principal in Ionian Univercity Orchestra, and Bass clarinetist in “Big Band Stavroupolis”. He collaborated with the Academica Orchestra of Athens, the Radio Symphony Orchestra of Greece (NERIT), the New Conservatory of Thessaloniki, Woodwind Chamber Orchestra of Stavroupolis, Jazz Ensemble of Municipal concervatory of Stavroupolis and Ionian Univercity Orchestra and Contemporary Ensemble. He performed under the baton of Myron Michailidis, Carolos Trikolidis, Byron Fidetzis, Kostis Papazoglou, and Miltos Logiades.

In January-February 2013 he was honored to make his internship in the London Philharmonic Orchestra, performing near Sir Robert Hill and Nicholas Carpenter and educated in wind ensemble performance by Paul Beniston, as well.

He works as a freelance (bass) clarinetist and is a member of the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra of Athens under the baton of V. Tsambropoulos