Mike Rizk

Performer Instructor Composer

About Mike

Mike RizkMike Rizk is a full time musician and Spanish guitarist in Sydney who has been playing and teaching people how to play guitar and piano for over 30 years. He holds a Bachelor of Music and is an Associate in Music (AMusA). He plays all styles of music (Jazz, Rock. Blues, Contemporary etc.) however over the last few years has specialised in Flamenco/Spanish Guitar and as a result his guitar style of choice has evolved into what he calls ‘Spanish Guitar Fusion’ which is a combination of Spanish Guitar, Flamenco, Jazz, Classical and Contemporary music. Mike has performed and recorded in Australia and overseas with various artists and has taught many students to play all styles of music at different levels. He has written and produced original compositions for multimedia projects including television, radio and is currently composing and working on some interesting projects in the art space of Sydney. Mike gives guitar and piano lessons from his Willoughby North Shore Sydney studio for all ages (incl. children) and levels teaching all styles and tailors classes to suit the guitar and piano students specific needs. Home classes and online music tuition can be provided where requested. Mike is available to perform at various events such as Weddings, Corporate Functions, Birthdays, Markets, Festivals, Restaurants, Bars etc. and can perform session work for singers and bands. Mike can write compositions for songwriters, television and other multimedia projects. Mike in collaboration with other musicians has recorded thousands of licensed well known songs which can be purchased from this site. Mike can also produce bespoke songs for budding musicians who have the lyrics but need help with the music.

Musical Services

Performance

Performances in nature consist of a Spanish fusion combining Spanish Guitar, Flamenco, Jazz, Classical and Contemporary music. Mike specializes in corporate events, private parties, wedding ceremonies, cocktail hour and wedding receptions. Sets can vary in length depending on requirements and can be broken into parts such as meals, wedding guest arrival, after vows etc. Singers, dancers, DJs and other musicians are available depending on the nature of the event and upon request. Mike is also available for other functions and events including restaurants. Event requests can be small or large and venues indoor and/or outdoor. Availability for session work and live performances can be organised and other musicians sourced where needed. If you need help planning music for an event get in touch and I’ll be able to assist with all requirements.
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Composition

Have your own guitar, piano/keyboard or band composition made for songs, websites, short movies, television, video games or special moments. Compositions available as electronic, audio or both and can be tailored to suit any need. Re-working of songs is also available. Production, mixing and mastering all done for you in local Sydney studios. Mike Rizk is also in the ongoing process of creating Guitar and Singing Backing Tracks which can be used by students to practice improvisation, singing and by musicians looking for backings for gigs. To see what backing tracks are available please go to Shop Guitar Backing Tracks and Singing Backing Tracks

All Backing Tracks are Instant Download meaning as soon as tracks are purchased an email will be sent with a download link. All you need to do is simply click on the link and get your tracks. All songs will be in MP3 format. It’s as easy as that. No need to register, login etc. Payments can be made via PayPal or Credit Card.

Music Tuition

Mike has taught guitar and piano (reviews) from various music schools in Europe, Australia and is now based in Sydney. He has been playing music for over 30 years and has been a guitar, piano teacher for the last 20 years. Mike holds an Associate in Music (AMusA). All face to face music lessons are taught in his Sydney studio based in Potts Point and home tuition can be arranged upon request. Mikes guitar and piano lessons are structured, progressive and available for all ages, levels and geographical locations face to face or via Skype. All music styles taught include theory and classes are tailored to suit your specific needs. Whether you play electric or acoustic Mike will find a tuition course that’s right for you (guitar lessons) (piano lessons). for music classes via Skype you’ll need:

  • A webcam and decent microphone
  • Viable audio speakers-headphones
  • Payment via Paypal
  • Your instrument (guitar or piano)

Samples

Tempstead Rumba


Romanza


Solea



Farruca


Austins Train


Pasando Tiempo



Granadinas


Ave Maria


Brisas Habaneras



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