Simone Mongelli

English (United Kingdom)Italian - ItalyGreek

Internationally acknowledged percussionist, drummer, body music performer, ethnomusicologist and educator, graduated in Ethnomusicology (Italy) and in Traditional Percussions (Greece), Simone’s extremely personal language focuses on sound research and self-expression, finding roots in traditional cultures and interiority, fusing styles and musical idioms.





My album is out!


Bodyterranean (Music without instruments)
has been released!

 Featuring Areti Ketime, Maria Koti, Manos Achalinotopoulos, Max Pollak, Thanos Daskalopoulos and many others... 


Purchase it online:

Amazon                     iTunes




Kantu Korpu at IMBF 2013

The last appearance of the band at the
International Body Music Festival


Check out more videos from my last appearance on a Greek state TV music show


Visit my Body Music website 


Next Activities

August 2017


- Live performance in Kea - Greece, 26.VIII.17

Karthea Arheological site

with Silvia Macchi


September 2017

- Body Music workshop in Athens - Greece, 17.IX.17



Live in Athens - Greece, 23.IX.17

Simone Mongelli, Nikos Touliatos & guests

International event peacedrums



October 2017


- Rhythm & Dance workshop in Sellia - Greece, 01-06.X.17

with Isabella Muellenbach


Body music workshops in Athens - Greece, 19-22.X.17

International Body Music Festival


Live in Athens - Greece, 20.X.16

Bodyterranean - the show

International Body Music Festival


Live in Athens - Greece, 27.X.16

Bodyterranean - the show

Athinais Cultural Center





Rhythm & Dance in Crete - Workshops

New dates for 2017!
Spring - Summer - Autumn
GREEK DANCES, BODY MUSIC & GREEK PERCUSSION classes in wonderful Southern Crete. Accommodation included!

Check out!



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