Meet our Teachers

Meet our Teachers

Daniel Gyory 

  • Specialist Bass and Guitar teacher.
  • Played Guitar for over 30 years.
  • Graduated from Salisbury College of TAFE with Advanced Diploma in Commercial Music Performance in 2001.
  • Graduated with Honours in Music Teaching from University in 2004.


Doug Stuart

  • Many years of experience playing and teaching Guitar.
  • A variety of styles including Blues, Rock, Jazz, Bottleneck Slide Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Note Reading, and Theory.
  • Studied Jazz Performance at Adelaide University.
  • Supported Deep Purple, Status Quo, Paul Stanley (KISS) and John Swan. 


Peter Nikolic

  • Has taught Keys, Guitar, Vocal, Theory, and Music Technology at Holden Hill for over 26 years.
  • Received Music Grading through AMEB at Adelaide University.
  • Played in many bands, duos, and solo work. 
  • Supported Deep Purple, The Stray Cats, The Angels, Rose Tattoo and Skyhooks.


Phil Banytis

  • Played both Bass and Guitar from the age of 9.
  • Currently playing in three different groups, Acoustic Jazz Blues, Electric Jazz Blues and Rock Blues. 
  • Has composed many works in various styles. 
  • Registered member of the Australian Guild of Music Education (AGMS) and can give examination in both Theory and Practical.


Randall Boscoe 

  • Individual singing lessons tailored to your goals and needs. 
  • Worked with beginners and professionals, such as Jordan Jansen, Marissa Jerome, and Emily Harder.
  • Assisted with band EchoSmith and Disney star Sabrina Carpenter.
  • Emphasis on healthy vocal technique, learning the mechanics and protecting your vocal chords against strain and damage. 


Scott Meggs

  • Started Drums at 8 years old in Brass Bands, Concert Bands, and School Bands.
  • Went on to play in bands of all styles including Blues, Jazz, and Metal. 
  • Graduated with a Bachelor of Music (Honours).
  • Has been teaching at Holden Hill for over 15 years and happy to teach all ages, styles, and levels. 


Trevor Draper (Trap) 

  • Playing and teaching Drums for over 30 years.
  • Played and toured with some of Australia's premiere bands.
  • Lived and played in major festivals in UK and Europe.
  • Currently playing with some Rock and Blues outfits in Adelaide.


Vince Vozzo

  • Guitar Player/Teacher for over 30 years.
  • Specializes in Classic Rock, Blues, and Funk
  • Performed with some of Australia's best cover bands and acoustic duos.
  • Every student will have their own tailored method of teaching and learning.


Go Otto Hadinata

  • Bachelor of Piano performance (University of Jakarta).
  • Master studies in Classical Piano performance (University of Adelaide).
  • Performed in Pelita Harapan University Orchestra.


Aaron Lloyd 

  • Instrumental forte is guitar with many years experience. 
  • Passion is music and teaching, tailoring to students goals and needs. Genuinely wants the best for his students.
  • Currently studying a Bachelor of Music Education & Pedagogy at the University of Adelaide, Elder Conservatorium.
  • Playing in a few very busy Adelaide bands including Gravity, Open Slather and Just Floyd a Pink Floyd show band, touring extensively.
  • Specialises in modern/electric guitar, teaching in various styles such as rock, blues, pop, and heavy. Can also help prepare with SACE Stage 2 Music Performance Tutoring.


Tyler Di Palo

  • Playing in bands in the music scene since the age of 11.
  • Played Big Day out at the age of 14.
  • Graduated from Marryatville High School Special Interest Music Centre.
  • Studying Bachelor Of Music Sonic Arts at Adelaide Uni.
  • Currently in Adelaide rock band Sweet Anarchy & Metalcore band Signals.

Cherry So

  • Playing Violin and Piano since the age of 5.
  • More than 10 years playing experience as a Chamber & Soloist musician.
  • Bachelor of Music at the Elder Conservatorium of Music.
  • Studied under a famous pianist.
  • Very passionate about educating all age groups in various styles.
  • Teaching experience in Violin, Piano & Vocals.
  • Educated in Hong Kong and Australia,
  • Speaks 3 languages fluently, including Cantonese and Mandarin.

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