The Full Story
HOW IT ALL BEGAN
George Lignos was born in a musical family in Athens, Greece.
He holds a BA (Bachelor of Arts) and graduate diplomas in Music Technology, Audio Engineering,
Music Theory, Counterpoint, Fuge and Harmony.
He has studied musicology, history of music, arrangement, classical and jazz piano, flute, trumpet, drums, orchestral percussions, music theory, songwriting, music technology, audio engineering and spent more than twenty years in pop/rock bands, choirs, military marching bands and symphonic orchestras.
He is a co-founder and member of Ellinikes Fones. Brisbane's first Greek choir. He is executive producer,
event and production manager, band director and the main accompanist of the choir.
George teaches Music and Audio at JMC Academy, Australia's leading creative universities.
• Bachelor of Arts (American College of Greece)
• Audio Engineering Diploma (SAE Institute)
• Fugue (Anagennisi Conservatory)
• Counterpoint (Anagennisi Conservatory)
• Harmony (Anagennisi Conservatory)
• Music Theory (Anagennisi Conservatory)
• Logic Pro X 10.3 Certificated User (Apple)
• Avid Certified User Pro Tools (Avid)
*2020 - Mixing and Studio Business Masterclass with CLA (Chris Lord Alge), Studios 301, Sydney
*2019 - Mixing Masterclass with Andrew Scheps (JMC Academy, Brisbane)
*2017 - SSL L300 - Official Session Programme - Stelios Efentakis
*2017 - Miking The Source - Pavlos Sapountzis, author of ‘Live Sound’
*2017 - Cables and Sound - Andelo Tordini, Reference Laboratory, Italy
*2007 - Music Technology - Ioannis Peikidis - Anagennisi Conservatory
*2007 - Bass Lines & Groove on Hammond Organ -Tom Coster (Santana)
*2006 - Diatonic Intervals & Voicing on piano - Barney McAll (Groove Collective)
*2005 - Rhythm Section & The Leslie Speaker - Dr. Lonnie Smith
*Logic Pro X - Certified User
*ProTools - Certified User
George has released with his bands 10 full albums, and he has participated in dozens of recordings as a producer, session musician and mix engineer. In addition, he has given more than 1.200 concerts in many major music festivals, venues, clubs, and T.V. and Radio programs all over Europe, Australia, and the USA, including the Jazz Hall of Fame, in Alabama, and performing as a support act on the European "The Damage Control" tour with Soto in 2013.
* Floks became the first-ever non-African-American band to play in the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.
The group was presented with the Key to the City of Birmingham and Governor Bob Riley designated
August 29, 2003, as “The Floks Music Tour Day”. Floks was also a support act for Delirious?
in 2004 - Omonia Square (Olympic Games Festival).
He has shared the stage with great musicians such as:
Jeff Scott Soto (Soto/Sons Of Apollo/Talisman/Journey/ Trans-Siberian Orchestra), Sakis Rouvas, Notis Sfakianakis, Lakis Papadopoulos, Christos Dantis, Thodoris Marantinis(Onirama), Nikos Ziogalas, Arleta, Marlain Angelides and many other famous Greek artists.
George was the Musical Director for the Free Evangelical Church in his home town and Band Leader
at the Word Of Faith WOFICC Church in Athens. (2010-2017)
He is a member of the Citipointe Worship Creative - Brisbane campus, Australia.
2010 - DANGER ANGEL (Perris Records) USA
2013 - REVOLUTIA (Perris Records) USA
2016 - ALL THE KING'S HORSES (Melodic Rock Records) AU
2002 - Single - Roadtrip (Logos Music) GR
2003 - Album - No Matter What (Logos Music) GR
2009 - Album - Ystati Katharotita (Emka) GR
2009 - Album - The Revenge Of Silence (Warner) GR
2013 - Irthan Ta Xristoygenna Kai Pali - (Emka)
2005 – As Antihoun Tragoudia – (Emka)
2004 - Kids Games - Hellenic Bible Society GR
2017 - War Pigs - YouTube
2017 - Guns Of Brixton - YouTube
2017 - Choco Choco Single - YouTube
2019 - Thanatos Ego - YouTube
2020 - Den Thelo Na Ksehaso - YouTube
2019 - Tell Me Something - YouTube
2019 - Lou Uso’e - YouTube
More than 12 years of experience in education.
George teaches modern piano, keyboards, sound synthesis, mixing, music production, improvisation, music theory, music history, band ensembles and music technology.
George is responsible for the administration of the teaching program at the Anagennisi Conservatory.
George also provides career advice to students.
Audio Sound for the Film “Soutzoukakia”, SAE 2017
(Recording, editing, mixing, mastering, sound design, foleys)
Live Audio installation and FOH Engineer
Citipointe - Brisbane Campus
Theatre of American Community School (ACS Athens)
Orchestral / Rock / Hard Rock / Synth Pop / Gospel / Pop / Progressive / Metal / Nu Metal / Dark Wave / Funk / Soul / RnB / Hip Hop / Deep House / Punk / Electronica / Reggae / Blues / Country / Lo-Fi / Future Pop
/ RnB / Christian / Cinematic / Film Scoring / Sound Design