Dr. Demosthenes Dimitrakoulakos

Dr. Demosthenes Dimitrakoulakos is the National Coordinator of Music Education for Luxembourg for the European Association of Music in Schools and is the Academic Leader of the Arts at the International School of Luxembourg (ISL), where he supervises pedagogy and curriculum design for music, visual arts, theater and film.

Demosthenes teaches on the following programs at ISL: Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM), the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), and the International Baccalaureate (IB), covering a holistic approach to music education through music theory, composition, music research and performance. Demosthenes has been a consultant for the development of the IB Music Curriculum and is a former IB Music Diploma Examiner. In addition, Demosthenes works as a music editor for Editions BIM International Music Publishing and is a member of the Advisory Board for the International Society for Research and Promotion of Wind Music. Prior to moving to Luxembourg, Demosthenes was a trombonist with the US Army Band in Germany, and he has guest conducted ensembles in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Dr. Demosthenes Dimitrakoulakos holds degrees in music education and performance from the University of Luxembourg, Boston University, Indiana University (Bloomington), and the Oberlin College-Conservatory.

Dr. Dimitrakoulakos will be part of WP5 and receive students for internships, he will use the Mentoring International tools and feedback on them.