Angelos Valavanis studied drums in Thessaloniki and graduated with honors in drums, jazz theory, rhythmic solfege and ear training.
He is a graduate,
1.West London University-London College of Music-Level 7 Fellowship Diploma in Music Performance FLCM (Perf).
2.Rockschool Level 6 Licentiate Diploma in Music Performance LRSL (Perf).
3.Graduate of Drums-Advanced Grades 7 & 8 – West London University / London College of Music.
4. Graduate Drums of the Modern Conservatory of Thessaloniki.
5. Graduate of Organization.
Since July 2017, he is the first Greek drummer to hold the highest diploma of West London University, Fellowship in Music Performance FLCM (Perf) at Level 7, Master’s degree.
Since the summer of 2014, he is the first Greek drummer to hold and the first with distinction, [distinction], the highest diploma Rockschool Licentiate in Music Performance LRSL (Perf) at Level 6, Bachelor’s degree.
In the summer of 2010 he holded with distinction [distinction], the grades 8 & 7 TVU advanced graded examination in music performance drum kit of the LCM [London college of music] [London college of music] of West London University.
He works as a teacher in conservatories and schools and trains his students for examinations by special English teachers with the aim of obtaining internationally recognized degrees and diplomas.
From the age of 16 until today he participated in concerts, TV shows, recordings and appearances in nightclubs with famous and not, artists in many different styles of music throughout Greece and abroad.
He has collaborated with various artists such as: Nikos Ioakeimidis, Diogenis Daskalou, Nikos Dounousis, Stavros Rosopoulos, Theodosia Tsatsou, Eugenios Dermitasoglou, Phoebus Delivorias, Kostas Makedonas, Dimitris Chrysochoidis, Giorgos Siogos and George Giaseos , Giannis Tassios, Eleana Papaioannou, Andzi Samiou, George Giannia, Eleni Hatzidou, Christos Menidiatis, George Axa, Fani Drakopoulou, George Vero, Konstantinos Argyros, Dionysis Makri, Andrea Stamos and others.