Cinematic music for an "Action Scene"
|Guitar ability:||Expert||Composer ability:||Expert
|Bass Guitar ability:||Intermediate||Producer ability:||Beginner
|Keyboard ability:||Intermediate||Like to join a band:||Yes
Guitar: Grade 8 Plectrum guitar
Music Theory: Grade 5
First Degree: BA Music from the University of Plymouth
Second Degree: MMus Composing for Film and TV from the University of Kingston
Working knowledge of professional music production software and techniques.
Beyond my general qualifications as an instrumentalist and musician (Grade 8 Guitar & Grade 5 Music Theory), I completed my Bachelors degree in Music at the University of Plymouth with First Class Honours. I then went on to do a Masters in "Composing for Film and TV" at the University of Kingston in London.
During my time at University I also taught myself to play the piano, which I found to be a very important tool for modern day, computer-based composition techniques. I also play several other instruments and I often use them to embellish the texture of my compositions.
As a Tutor:
I have been teaching guitar for many years now and since 2008 on a professional level. These are some of my students including a short description:
• Anna, 13: Anna has been learning to read sheet music and has been working on acquiring a correct posture/technique on guitar. She has been learning a lot of chords and how they work, and has been focusing on Blues style playing to develop a strong sense of improvisation.
• Michelle, 27: Michelle is a singer-songwriter who accompanies herself on guitar. She is working on finger-style and other accompaniment techniques and styles and also music theory as applied to the guitar.
• Paul, 51: Paul has returned to the guitar as a hobby after a break of several years and is now working towards re-gaining his old skills. He is now learning to play the Blues and has just started venturing into the world of Jazz, all the while learning some music theory and proper technique.
My Bachelor Degree dissertation was titled "A minimalistic approach to jazz guitar" and was a inquisition into the ways Jazz guitar is taught and the simplification of the process to make it more approachable. The result was a method book which has now been self-published.
Other than several smaller profile compositions for screen, I have recently composed the music for a documentary commissioned by the Elders Foundation (http://www.theelders.org/).
I am now composing music for a few smaller scale projects, and constantly looking for new and challenging opportunities in various areas of the music and media industry.
Composing for media is a highly collaborative field which is ideal for me as I thoroughly enjoy working as part of a team of people who share the same vision and passion for as myself. At the same time, I am also able to take on a project on my own and deliver to deadlines and timescales.
When I am not working on compositions I am updating my guitar-teaching website which can be found at www.thejazzchameleon.com. This is something I started at university and which still continues to attract guitarists and music enthusiasts.
A few samples of my composition work can be found on my website at: http://www.lambroszannettos.com
I have been the main songwriter for several projects through the years, and I am currently writing music and lyrics for my band "The Four Part Cure".
Bass player for "Rafaeli & the Real"