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This is how 2 referees rated Christos:

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Instruments Taught

Christos offers a FREE first / introductory lesson!

Guitar

Hourly Fee
Beginner £35.00
Intermediate £35.00
Advanced £40.00
Expert £40.00
Casual £35.00

Music Theory

Hourly Fee
Beginner £35.00
Intermediate £35.00
Advanced £40.00
Expert £40.00
Casual £35.00

Composition

Hourly Fee
Beginner £35.00
Intermediate £35.00
Advanced £40.00
Expert £40.00
Casual £35.00

Music Production

Hourly Fee
Beginner £35.00
Intermediate £35.00
Advanced £40.00
Expert £40.00
Casual £35.00

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Personal Description:

Christos is a Professional Musician, Songwriter & Producer. Has performed in many studio album recordings & live performances, music festivals in the UK & abroad, On Air @ BBC Radio, Various Radio sessions, TV shows etc. Composed & Produced many full length albums, EPs, Singles in various genres witch have received great reviews in many countries, also instrumentals, music for Films,Theatre & Tv. His music-projects are & have been broadcasted on Tv, Radios in the UK, USA, Canada, S.Africa, Australia, Greece, France and other EU's radio stations and received great reviews from the press internationally & entered the Top 10 & Top 20 Radio Charts as long as on Spotify Top tracks in many playlists.

Christos graduated with distinction from National Conservatoire in 2005 while he finished his degree in Psychology (4 years) in School of Philosophy at University of Athens. In the same time he was following the London College of Music Advanced RGT Examinations in Music Performance - Electric Guitar and achieved distinction in Grade 8. He trained in singing under Louise Gibbs head of Jazz MA Department at Leeds Conservatoire. Christos trained in classical composition, counterpoint and fugue by Composer Stavros Katirtzoglou & in modern composition (Schoenberg, Hindemith, etc.) by Composer Nikos Panagiotakis. In 2008 - 2009 completed with Distinction his Master’s Degree in Music Production & Composition at Leeds Conservatoire.
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Kind words from people who have worked with Christos:

'I very much enjoyed working with Christos whilst at Leeds Conservatoire. He is extremely professional and impressed me with his musicality and exceptional talent for song writing – someone to look out for!' Max Wilson, Composer, London.

'Christos is a very discerning client. Someone who commands respect through his mastery of his art. I would recommend Christos to deliver a product on time and equalling the passion of the client he works for. Dedication is his forte.'
Russ Hepworth-Sawyer, Mastering engineer, Owner - MOTTO Sound, UK.

'Christos is an interesting and talented artist with a clear vision of his music - his style reminds me of a cross between Leonard Cohen and Nick Cave! A pleasure to work with.' Barkley McKay, Owner, Valley Wood Studio, Leeds, UK.

"Christos is a talented songwriter with a great passion for music and and originality of vision. It was a great pleasure to work with him as he completed his recent ‘Coral Caves’ project at Leeds Conservatoire.” Mark Marrington, Composer & Lecturer in Music, St. Johns University, York.

Tutoring Experience:

With 20 years teaching experience in well-established institutions & conservatories and in private, very strong studio and live performance experience, broadcast repertoire and substantial composition/production portfolio I’m confident that I posses all the experience & dexterity to be your Tutor and start or continue with me the amazing experience of music learning!

* MA degree (Distinction)
* Music Production & Modern Recording skills
* Achieved Distinction in All music-diplomas and grades
* Discography
* Recording & Music Production Studio Owner
* Expert in Music Software(s)
* References available upon request
* CRB (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure.

Tutoring Approach:

Whether you’d like to learn your favourite tunes, sight-read, develop your technique in lead / rhythm playing in Rock, Pop, Indie, Funk, Blues, Jazz etc… and/or take the London College’s RGT, Rockschool or ABRCM Grades (1-8). Also learn Music Theory simply & clearly approached (without headaches afterwards!) & apply it into practice and/or learn songwriting techniques & music production/composition, the art of mixing I will show you everything you’ll need to know through the route you choose to follow with a modern approach to teaching and into practice. We live in the 2020's and music knowledge & teaching methods must meet the new requirements & needs that this new era offers us!

STUDENTS evaluating Christos :

'I think he is an amazing teacher. Everything he says it's clear and it's explained really well! I also really like the passion behind his words; he makes me very excited about production. In addition, I've learn more with him in 4 weeks than on a whole year of a production module at university. I am very happy to have him as tutor.' Manuela L. (Music Production Student) Rated Christos with : 5/5

‘Christos is a great teacher with an engaging and practical approach to teaching guitar. Every lesson introduces something new with a focus on maintaining a sense of progress and fun. Highly recommended!’ Michele C (Guitar student) Rated Christos with 5/5 .

‘Christos gives a great variety of teaching methods to make for a very enjoyable experience while progressing. Would definitely recommend.’ Victoria F. (Guitar Student) Rated Christos with 5/5

'I really enjoy my guitar lessons with Christos. This is because the way Christos teaches is very enjoyable and he explains things very well. In the lessons when we do songwriting he is extremely helpful and goes into extreme detail on how to do things. Overall lessons with Christos are very entertaining and educational at the same time.' Elissey P. (El.Guitar, Music Theory & Music Production student) Rated Christos with : 5/5

'Christos is a great guitar teacher, he is always challenging me and is helping me to progress to the next level as a guitar player. Tom W. (El. Guitar student) Rated Christos with : 5/5.

'Christos is a great teacher and easy to connect with. His classes are fun and he teaches me alot of different styles of music.' Remy L. (El. Guitar, Music Theory & Music Production student) Rated Christos with : 5/5.

'Christos is a great teacher and very patient! I enjoy my skype lessons with him and feel like I am progressing well. I can recommend him to anyone who wants to learn to play the guitar… ' Anastasia F. (Guitar student) Rated Christos with : 5/5.

'Exceptional teacher with effective and simple learning techniques. Always punctual and very friendly… ' Charlie H. (El. Guitar student) Rated Christos with: 5/5

* Online Lessons via Skype - 1st lesson FREE!
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Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: English (British), German, Greek
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • Leeds College of Music (2009) - MA in Music Production/Composition (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • London College of Music (2006) - Grade 8 (QTS) (✔ On File)
  • National Conservatory of Athens (Ethniko Odeio) (2006) - Tonal Harmony Degree (Other) (✔ On File)
  • National University of Athens, School of Philosophy (2005) - Graduate in Psychology (4years) (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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