Bass and Guitar Tuition - Voice - keyboard - songwriting - arranging - music technology



About Christian
Christian Laki has studied several styles of guitar, bass guitar, double bass, piano, songwriting, lyric writing, composition, arranging, singing and music technology with renowned Australian musicians and composers such as Ricardo Andino, Ron Philpot, Craig Scott, Alistair Spence, Sandy Evans, Gordon Kerry, and Anna Pimakhova at respected institutions such as The Sydney School of Spanish Guitar, The Australian Institute of Music, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and University of New South Wales. 

Christian has performed at prestigious venues such as The Soup Plus, Harbourside Brasserie, Real Ale Café, UNSW Roundhouse, Clancy Auditorium UNSW, Footbridge Theatre, Bar Broadway, and The Hopetoun Hotel. 

He has performed with notable jazz musicians such as Richard Maegraith, Alistair Spence, Alon Ilsar, and Tim Firth. 

With his last indie rock band The Chagalls he regularly performed shows around Sydney and their debut single 'Lost in Touch' received airplay on both Triple J radio and SBS television as it was included in the TV comedy series Swift and Shift Couriers.

After having had several of his own indie rock bands, he is now focusing on writing songs and music for film, television, and more via his new music production company, signal2sinfonia.

He currently has several contracts with sync licensing companies both in Australia and overseas for the use of his songs and music which have been receiving airplay worldwide.

He has been composing, performing, and teaching music for more than 30 years.

Professional Memberships:


Full Contemporary Member of The Music Teacher's Association of NSW (MTA)

Writer Full Member of the Australian Performing Rights Association (APRA)

Member of the Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS)


Accreditations and Licences:


Bachelor of Music (UNSW)

Certificate in Small Business Operation (TAFE)

Working With Children Check (NSW Government)
                

Studio Location:


Little Riley St,

Surry Hills, NSW 2010 

(air-conditioned premises)


Teaching Times:


Monday: 10:00am - 9:30pm

Tuesday: 8:30am - 9:30pm

Wednesday: Not offered.

Thursday: 8:30am - 9:30pm

Friday: Not offered.

Saturday: 9:30am - 5:30pm

Sunday: Not offered.


Rates:


$90 per hour (1 hour lesson includes around 1/2 hour lesson preparation time). This is the minimum rate set out by the Music Teachers' Association from 21 January 2016 including GST.
 

Cancellation Policy:


24 hours notice is required to cancel a lesson, otherwise payment in full will be required for the missed lesson.


Payment:


Lessons are to be paid at the end of each lesson in cash or cheque. Direct deposit also available. 


Gift Certificates:


Gift certificates available. Please contact Christian to discuss options.


Shop:


As a service to his students, Christian carries a range of accessories such as spare strings, peg winders, guitar cloths, picks, batteries, etc.
 

ABN:


50 711 906 927


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