DIMITRIOS SOTIRIAKIS

Guitar/Piano – Box Hill

ABOUT ME


Qualifications

AMEB Grade 6 Tenor Saxophone (2010)

AMEB Grade 4 Piano

Currently studying Bachelor of Applied Music – Composition (Box Hill Institute 2016)

ANZCA Grade 6 Modern Guitar


ALL the instruments I TEACH and their level

Guitar Popular/Contemporary – Intermediate

Piano – Intermediate


The Styles of Music I specialize in are:

Contemporary/Rock/Metal


My Teaching experience includes :

Friends of similar age, younger nieces & nephews, taking leadership roles in bands.


My Band, Ensemble and Performing experience includes:

Lakes Entrance Secondary College: 
Junior/Intermediate/Senior Band
 Woodwind/String/Jazz/Rock Ensemble

Bairnsdale Secondary College:
 Senior Band & Jazz Ensemble

East Gippsland Bands:

An Untold Odyssey (Prog. Metal) [2011-2012]
A Far Cry From Average (Post Hardcore) [2011-2013]
A Fool’s Paradise (Rock Cover Band) [2012]
Melbourne Bands:
The Black Hand Initiative (Prog. Metal) [2014]

My Teaching Philosophy

Taking an approach that encourages the student to push their abilities and expectations while giving them the inspiration to do so.


What makes you want to be a music teacher?

I thrive off watching students grow with knowledge and skill with the intention they one day outplay the teacher (in this case, myself).


Awards I have received include:

1st Place in Novice Guitar at Sale Eisteddfod (2010)


My Favorite Artists, Bands, Composers, Pieces of Music are:

Bands:

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Muse

Dream Theater

Between The Buried And Me

Trivium

Tool

Chiodos

Underoath

Composers:

Igor Stravinsky (Rite of Spring)

Edward Elgar (Enigma Themes & Variations)

Clint Mansell (Requiem For A Dream Soundtrack)

Hans Zimmer (Inception Soundtrack)

Howard Shore (Lord of the Rings Soundtrack)

Yōko Shimomura (Kingdom Hearts Soundtrack)