George Makris (guitar, singer) was born 1948 in Lesvos (Aegean island). He is a graduate from Pantion University (political science). He worked for a master degree 1976-1978 (International Relation) in New York University (NYU) NY, USA and attained his PhD from Aristotelian University of Thessalonica (Social Demography) in 1996. He split his work life between the National Statistical Service of Greece and the General Secretariat for Youth of Greece (state bodies).
During the dictatorship of 1967-1974 he connected with composers, musicians and singers of the musical trend of “new wave”. He is unfortunately a self-educated guitar player. From 1997 until 2000 he was student of the Ecclesiastic music of Simon Karas organization for the “Distribution of national music” and member of the chorus. From 2001 until 2006 was student of the conservatoire “musical Horizon” studying ecclesiastical music with the unique and excellent musician Panagiotis Maroylis.