Demian is a multifaceted musician, producer, filmmaker, and model. He began his professional
life as a classical trumpet and piano soloist,
and has branched into several other media along the way. Demian graduated from the University of Rochester in 2014
degrees in applied math and economics, and now
travels the world producing electronic music, directing independent films, and modeling in fashion shows. He and his friend
Mikey Jarrell recently started a joint venture,
called Average Content
, which will serve as a publication platform for their film projects.
Most recently, Demian and Mikey traveled to Cuba to film a documentary about Cuban ballet, which will be released soon.
Demian's musical career has been intense and diverse—He began piano at age 4, and trumpet in elementary school.
He went on to
win 1st place in the 2010 National Trumpet Competition, and performed his solo debut with the Rochester
Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) at age 16.
He also fared well in local competitions, winning 1st place at the 2009 RPO Young Artist Competition, and again
at the 2010 RPO "Search for the Stars" Competition.
Demian graduated with an honors diploma from the Eastman School of Music's preparatory department in 2010 as the
recipient of the Director's Award. He made over 150
solo appearances while in high school. Demian studied on full scholarship with David Hickman at ASU's Herberger Institute of the Arts,
before transferring to the University of Rochester to pursue degrees in mathematics and economics.
Demian began producing electronic music, in various styles, during college, and released his first EP,
Olympus, in April 2016. He has
several upcoming projects, and will be releasing a full album of avant-garde electronic music in the coming
months. He is also working on collaborations with other artists.
Demian models for runway shows in the Rochester, NY area. He has modeled for Lululemon, J. McLaughlin, Vineyard Vines, Valentin's Custom
Clothiers, and Red Barn, and maintains a strong relationship with the Fashion Week of Rochester.