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, Music Technology & Ukulele 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

  • Extensive experience in drum kit playing in all styles: recording and live playing for many years.
  • Bachelor of Music (Honours) and Graduate Certificate in Music Teaching from Adelaide University.
  • Caters for each student's individual drumming goals and learning styles, specialising in preparing students for successful completion in Rock School AMEB exams and SACE year 12 exams.
  • 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.


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.


    Dylan Di Palo

    • Playing in bands in the music scene since the age of 9.
    • Extensive experience playing and recording in numerous bands, including Signals, Sasha, Days of Deceit and Kin. 
    • Graduated from Marryatville High School Special Interest Music Centre.
    • Studying Bachelor Of Music at Elder Conservatorium.
    • Specialises in Metal, Rock, Pop, Jazz and caters to all ages.


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