Volans was born in early 2015 in Hamburg from Michael Heupel, Georgios Zampaklis and Fanis Gioles. All of them studying in the HfMT Hamburg, realized the need of a contemporary music group in the university's and Hamburg's new music scene. The ensemble performed in various Festivals in Germany and Europe since 2019, when it widen his limits and started working with artists of different disciplines. As a result, Volans is now a network of video artists, architects, musicians and composers who collaborate in any given project. The artistic directors of the ensemble are Michael Heupel and Fanis Gioles.