Born in Athens Greece(18.06.1983), Domenik started piano lessons at the age of 14. After many changes of piano teachers and many hours of studying he passed at once to the high level of piano class in the National Conservatory Athens(1998). At the same year he had two piano teachers, Savvas Zafeiropoulos and the well-known pianist and teacher George Hatzinikos(manager of Royal Academy of Music, student of Neuhaus and Carl Orff.) .... In 1999 Domenik was the winner of the worldwide competition for young pianists (Konzerteum) and also: - Best composer for piano and orchestral music(2000) -Best improvisation for piano based on a musical theme(2001). Domenik also played many times at the Greek philharmonic as a piano soloist and composed music for small movies and commercials. After teaching in the national Conservatory, Piano and Vocals for a couple of years he decided to graduate by a different Conservatory, so he took his piano diploma from Fakanas Conservatory at 2004 with grade 10(Excellent)..... Beside Classical piano Domenik was interested to many kinds of music like Rock and Metal. After a successful career as a piano soloist and teacher, he became the singer, guitarist and composer of the well known progressive metal band Wastefall.(www.wastefall.com) Wastefall had 3 releases with very good reviews worldwide and performed gigs with many great bands like: Black Sabbath(with Ozzy),Black label Society, Pain of salvation (in France also..)Fates Warning and many others. .... Domenik was also the live Keyboard player of the alternative band DIAL (inc:Kristoffer Gildenlow from Pain of Salvation and Liselotte Hegt) and he was the live guitar player for the well known German band AGRYPNIE(many concerts in big festivals like Summerbreeze 2008.).
Beside Music Domenik is also a filmmaker and post production artist! He participated and created many TV commercials, even more Music videos, as well as his first short film with the music band "Percentage" called "EDITH". An original thriller that combines philosophical questions and original horror atmosphere! (www.percentage.gr)
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Christopher Nolan, Steven Spielberg, Alfred Hitchcock