Demian Spindler is a multifaceted musician, producer, photographer, videographer, and model. Demian received his musical training at the Eastman School of Music, and holds degrees in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Rochester.
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.
In December 2017, Demian started an independent record label called Average Record Label (ARL), and has signed several artists for releases beginning in 2018. Demian released his own debut album, 'Material,' under ARL in December 2017. The album is a collection of contemporary electronic tracks recorded from digital and analog sources. Demian will be collaborating with several artists as they prepare their music for release under ARL.
Demian is also an accomplished photographer and videographer. He co-owns a video production company called Average Content, which is focused on material filmed abroad and in collaboration with his friend, Mikey Jarrell. In 2016, Demian and Mikey traveled to Cuba to film a documentary on Cuban Ballet. It will be released in the coming months. Demian has filmed and photographed extensively for the New York State Ballet starting in 2017, and has maintained a strong relationship with their director.