Sako Dermenjian is an experienced guitarist of both classical and contemporary genres, with over 19 years of study and performance. He is a graduate of the prestigious Sydney Conservatorium of Music where he read for a Bachelor of Music (Performance).
Sako is an official TEDx speaker and performer and an officially endorsed Yamaha Australia artist. Music festivals include Peak Festival, Perisher, Sydney Folk Festival, Armenian Film Festival (Sydney & Melbourne), Melbourne Guitar Festival, Crooked River Wine Festival, Illawarra Hawks (NBA) Match and WIN Stadium New Year’s Eve Event in 2017.
A staple solo recitalist in Sydney and regional NSW, Sako has performed for the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (SCM), City Recital Hall and a featured artist for Fine Music FM, Sydney; ABC Sydney and ABC Illawarra. He has studied with Russian virtuoso Dr. Vladimir Gorbach (SCM) and has received numerous masterclasses from industry professionals such as Denis Azabagić, Lorenzo Micheli and many more.
2019 – FinalistSydney Eisteddfod NSW Dr’s. Orchestra Instrumental Scholarship
2019 – Runner-Up Fine Music FM Sydney, Young Virtuoso Award
2019 – Winner Sydney Eisteddfod Instrumental Duets
2018 – Winner Sydney Eisteddfod Guitar Prize
Sako provides tailored lessons for each individual student to ensure that they make the most of their lesson time and enjoy the learning process.
For all tuition enquiries, please contact Sako directly here.
All ages and skill levels are warmly welcomed. Both individual and group tuition is available through enquiry.
Sako’s Working with Children number is WWC0973126E.