Singing, Music Technology and Production, Studio Engineering, Composition & Orchestration, Piano, Band Keyboards, Music theory
Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Electric Bass,
Music theory, Ensemble training supervision
Drums & Percussion, Rhythmic Development and Appreciation
Μichalis started music at a very young age playing the piano. He was very much influenced by Michael Jackson and his album "Thriller" and by rock bands such as Rainbow, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Queen etc. His first degree was in Forestry but later on he quitted his job as a forester and studied a BA (Hons) Course in Music at APU Cambridge, UK. He specialized in Composition and Singing. He started with classical music first but soon changed his focus on popular music that was his thing. When studying there he won the city of Cambridge singing competition. He then continued for an MA in Film Composition at Bristol University, specialized in studio techniques. Τowards the end of his studies and later on while in UK, he formed his own rock band where he was the lead singer and played the keyboards.
Coming back to Cyprus he opened his own school teaching pop and rock music. Later on he upgraded his school to a professional Music Studio offering recording and mixing services. Parallel to that he composed and orchestrated the music for a number of productions for Film, TV and Theatre. He won the Gold Special Jury Award at the Houston Film Festival in USA for his music for the short film "Malgaat".
For a number of years he taught Music Technology at the University of Nicosia for the BA music course. As an engineer and composer he contributed to the release of 2 albums from Arda & The Stolen Moon and other Bands or Solo Artists like David Hanners. The last few years he is composing and producing Electronic Dance Music styles such as EDM and House.
Check out his music on Online Music stores under the name of MichaelDiTempo.
Michalis taught hundreds of students from all over the world. Many of them are now successful professionals in the music industry, either as performers, audio engineers, music producers or music educators. Students of him took part in Eurovision and Junior Eurovision contest representing Cyprus.
Armen Kababyan studied music performance at the University of Nicosia under the supervision of Mr. Antonis Koizas. He is a capable guitar player playing many different pop and rock styles parallel to classical music.
Armen has participated in many concerts and played in different cities of the island. Besides the BMus degree at the University of Nicosia, Armen is a holder of Trinity Guildhall London diploma in electric guitar as well.
He also taught at music schools from the age of just 18 and gained big experience in both, teaching and performing. He was also part of various rock bands doing a number of gigs.
Armen is a capable Bass player too with teaching experience in this instruments as well.
Currently he is involved mainly with teaching practical and theoretical lessons, as well as recording and editing both, audio and videos in his home studio.
Armen is very patient, kind, responsible, well-mannered and punctual. Takes his responsibilities with all strictness and achieves very good results in even very short terms of studies
Giorgos Kokis started drums from an early age. He has been a member of several bands playing different styles varying from English Rock to Greek Entexno as well as some more groovy types of music which enabled him to gain experiences in live performances and help him improve as a player playing aside other good musicians. He is currently in his final year for a BA in Music Education with Drums as his first instrument. He can also play a number of percussion instruments. He is a very patient and creative teacher that always tries to make the lesson as enjoyable as possible for the student and to find interesting ways to make it even more constructive.