has dedicated his entire life to the love of music and the piano since the age of eight. His teachers have included Mrs. Gwen Sharpe, Mrs. Sophia Friedman, of the St. Louis Symphony, Mr. Phillip Dieckow, Dr. Ana Maria Trenchi Bottazzi and Dr. Bruno Bottazzi. Mr. Vazopolos studied at the St. Louis Symphony Music School and received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Missouri.
A resident of Bayonne, New Jersey, Mr. Vazopolos has fifteen years teaching experience and runs a successful piano school. His students regularly perform in two annual student recitals held at the St. Matthew Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoboken, New Jersey. He also collaborates with Bottazzi International Musical Society and School of Music allowing his students greater performance opportunities. Venues that his students have access to are: Our Savior Lutheran Church in Manhasset, New York, Rimsky Theater in Port Washington, New York, St. Peters Lutheran Church at Citigroup Center, New York, and Carnegie Hall, in New York City.
Additionally, dedicated, hard-working students further their education by participating in various organized piano competitions. Winners have the opportunity to perform in the some of the most prestigious concert halls in the country, including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.