Dimitris Angelakis resume

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Location: Thessaloniki Decentralized Administration of Macedonia and Thrace, Greece

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Summary

Experienced Music Teacher and a Fulbright Alumni with 10 years of experience in the music teaching/performing field. Skilled in jazz vibraphone, percussion, piano, music theory, harmony, ear training and music education.

Education

EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, PHILADELPHIA, PA
Master of Music, Jazz studies, Dec 2014
GPA: 3,98
Fulbright and Presidential scholarship.

ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY, THESSALONIKI, GREECE
Bachelor of Music/Music pedagogy, May 2011

SYGXRONON CONSERVATORY, THESSALONIKI, GREECE
Degree of Fugue, Sep 2006 – Jun 2008

SYGXRONON CONSERVATORY, THESSALONIKI, GREECE
Diploma of Classical Percussion, Sep 1993 – Jun 2007

SYGXRONON CONSERVATORY, THESSALONIKI, GREECE
Degree of Countepoint, Sep 2003 – Jun 2005

SYGXRONON CONSERVATORY, THESSALONIKI, GREECE
Degree of Harmony, Sep 2001 – Jun 2003

PRIVATE STUDY
Kenny Werner, Joe Locke, Christos Rafalides, Ed Saindon, Larry Mc kenna, John Swana, Tony Miceli, Don Glanden and David Friedman.

CERTIFICATES
Music teacher certificate from Greece and England.

Experience

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
DISCOVER MELODY, NEW YORK (NY), USA
Online music teacher, April 2017 – Present
Percussion and piano.

HOME/ONLINE
Private teacher, Sep 2007 – Present
Vibraphone, percussion and piano/keyboards.

ATHENS STATE CONSERVATORY, ATHENS, GREECE
Music Instructor, Sep 2015 – May 2017
Jazz vibraphone/percussion ensemble instructor.

UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, PHILADELPHIA (PA), USA
Music tutor, Sep 2013 – Dec 2013
Jazz transcription and analysis class.

ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY, THESSALONIKI, GREECE
Music teacher in public schools, Jan 2012 – Jun 2013
Research program funded by the European Union that deals with the active inclusion of Roma Children in the educational system through music projects (improvisation, ensembles, etc.).

SYGHRONON ODEIO MUSIC SCHOOL, THESSALONIKI, GREECE
Music teacher, Sep 2009 – Dec 2012
Percussion, ensemble, vibraphone and music theory/harmony teacher.

WORKSHOPS/LECTURES
Jazz vibraphone workshop-Percussion festival (Thessaloniki, Greece 2017), Jazz vibraphone workshop at Athens Conservatory (Greece) 2015, Presentation of Thesis: Vibraphone as part of latin jazz music (University of the Arts, USA) 2015, Jazz instructor at “Seminario de jazz musica moderna” (Burela, Spain) 2014-15-16, Workshop at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, (Greece) 2014, Lecture at KEEDA building (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), 2013.

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE
CLUBS/VENUES/EVENTS
Session musician, 2005-present
Dimitris has performed in several clubs, events and festivals as a jazz Vibraphonist/pianist in USA (Philadelphia, Delaware) and Europe (Spain, Holland, England, Ukraine, Germany and Greece). He had the chance to share the stage with internationally recognized musicians such as Mulate Astake, Jason Brown (Joey DeFrancesco) and QuiQue Alvarado (Paquito D’ Rivera).

MUNICIPAL SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA, THESSALONIKI, GREECE
Tutti percussionist, Nov 2007 – Nov 2009

RECORDINGS
Sakis Zaxariadis – TBA (2017), Israel Arranz, Vibraphone Duets – TBA (2017), Banksters – TBA (2017), Giannis Papatriantafyllou (Absence) – Spider Music records (2016), Dimitris Kalantzis (Last night) – Cobalt Music records (2016), Marossa Jazz Project (Lebrame) – Free code jazz records (2016), Antonis Sousamoglou (Poets with Hangover) – The in Sound records (2016), University of the Arts Ensemble – University of the Arts (2015), Hardgroove Quartet – We Funk records (2013), Smokey Bandits (Debute) – Click records (2010), Q Orchestra (Journey through sounds) – Freestyle records (2010).

TOURS
Tour in Spain with Marosa Jazz Project, in Holland, Greece and Ukraine with Dimitris Angelakis Quartet, in London with saxophonist Vasilis Xenopoulos, in Cyprus with Ioannou/Vafeas quartet.

FESTIVALS/CONFERENCES
Big Day Bach – Greece (2017), Jubilee jazz festival – Ukraine (2016), Dimitria music festival – Greece (2016), Project “Metamorphosis” Stavros Niarchos Foundation – Greece (2016), Festival theatro kipou Greece (2015), ISME conference (with Delaware Steel, USA) – Greece (2012), 6th gathering of jazz and creative music – Greece (2012), International jazz meeting Kostas Kouvidis – Greece (2011), Jazz festival “Pavlos Melas” – Greece (2011), Parathinalos – Greece (2010), Xamogelo tou paidiou foundation – Greece (2009).

RELATED
EXPERIENCE
Organizer and teacher at www.vibesworkshop.com, an online jazz vibraphone learning platform, based in Philadelphia.
Collaborated to the creation of Philla Real Book, a real book for composers that have lived or live in Philadelphia (PA, USA).
Organizer and booker for “Delaware Steel”, a steel drum orchestra from Delaware University, USA (ISME 2012, Thessaloniki-Greece).
Organizing a monthly visit plan for over 30 schools during the participation in the music research program “ROMA” (Aristotle University).
Broadcasts: Radio Burela (Spain), WRTI radio (Philadelphia, USA), Old Fashioned Radio (Kiev, Ukraine).

Spoken Languages

    English, Greek