John Apostolides is a passionate teacher who believes in every student’s right to learn. He enjoys teaching music just as much as he does performing it. In central Florida public schools, Mr. Apostolides is a certified full-time teacher. He teaches music theory, music history, instrumental music, and music technology. Mr. Apostolides offers lessons on french horn, guitar, bass, and ukulele. He also offers beginning drumset lessons. The goal is for students to strive for excellence in everything they do, music or not.
Mr. Apostolides studied music education and performance at the University of Central Florida. He performs with different community groups such as the Orlando Concert Band, Central Florida Horn Club, and his brass quintet. He has performed with the Southern Winds, Central Florida Winds, Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, and Pueblo Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Apostolides enjoys musicals and has performed as a pit musician at the Titusville Playhouse and the Henegar Center.
Besides teaching and playing music, Mr. Apostolides is an avid video, table-top, and trading card game player. He enjoys fitness and going on hiking trips with his wife every week.
Mr. Apostolides firmly believes that you miss all the opportunities you don’t take. The first step to reaching your goals is to always be willing to try. It’s not that you can’t do it. You just may not be able to do it yet, but you will.