Central

BISHAN, BUKIT TIMAH, BUKIT MERAH, CENTRAL, GEYLANG, KALLANG, MARINE PARADE, NOVENA, QUEENSTOWN, TANGLIN, TOA PAYOH

Home Studio: Novena and travel to student's house (Central)

Valerie Moey

Qualifications

BA hons in music from Lasalle.
Grade 8 abrsm
MEP A2

Experience

12 years teaching experience. Taught at school choirs and full time private teaching at my studio with a grand piano and at peoples houses. I teach from age 5 to 60. Classical exams, beginners and adult pop.

Overview about teacher Valerie Moey

I enjoy teaching piano as this is the only thing I’ve been doing my whole life. It’s a joy to watch the kids grow as you teach them. I use stickers for kids and I write a lot in a notebook every lesson for parents and students to keep track of each lesson.

Home Studio: River Valley Road & travel to student's house

Kayley Chan

Full time piano teacher

Qualifications

Diploma in Piano Performance (ATCL, Trinity College of Music, London)
ABRSM Grade 8 Violin
ABRSM Grade 8 Piano & Theory
ABRSM Grade 4 in Classical Double Bass

Experience

  • Kayley started playing the piano at the age of 3 and subsequently received a distinction in grade 8 at the age of 12.

  • She started the violin at the age of 9 and received a merit in grade 8 at the age of 15.

  • She has been dedicated in providing private and group music lessons for the piano, violin and theory, ranging from children of age 3 to retirees.

Overview

100% of her students have achieved a passing grade, with 70% of them receiving a merit.

Home Studio: Telok Blangah Way

Charlotte Ong

  • Bachelor of Music,Australia

  • Associate Diploma in music pedagogy, Singapore

  • Grade 8, Piano and Theory (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • 20 years teaching experience

  • Ms. Charlotte Ong believes that music education is a creative process where the educator must provide an environment to cultivate interest for the children. When a child acquires sufficient interest, their learning capacity will. Increase exponentially. This has been the successful model for her students.

  • She is also a wedding pianist.

Home Studio: Bendemeer Road Travel to student's house (Central/ Northeast/ East)

Stephen Tong

  •  Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) Diploma in Music, majoring in Piano Performance
     ABRSM Piano Grade 8 with Distinction
     ABRSM Theory Grade 8

  • A versatile musician and music educator, Stephen has been teaching piano and keyboard for more than 9 years. Till today, he has taught more than 50 students.
  • He had gave numerous performances in NAFA Music Platform concerts, NAFA library concert series "Musical Potpourri", as well as piano recitals held at Yamaha Salon, NAFA Lee Foundation Theatre and Esplanade Library. Stephen is also a seasoned gig keyboardist engaged for wedding and in pubs/clubs, be it as a soloist or in a full band setting.
  • As a music educator, Stephen has taught in various music schools and centres (Radin Mas Community Centre, Magic Fiddler, Faith Music Centre, We Music & Arts Studio). He prepare his students for both ABRSM and Trinity exams from Grade 1 to 8, both practical and theory. Stephen also teaches Diploma in piano performance. Having to possess an extensive experience in teaching, Stephen had conducted both group and individual (1 to 1 lesson) classes with students ranging from age 4 to 70. Till today, Stephen has managed to deliver 100% passes (majority being merits and distinctions passes) for all his student's graded exams.
  • In addition to delivering good results in student's piano exams, he has also guided students into achieving remarkable results in local and international piano competitions. For instance, one of his students aged 10 was awarded the Silver Award in the 2017 Singapore-Asia Youth Piano Competition organized by Cristofori. While another student aged 8 clinched the second prize in the 3rd Singapore International Classical Piano Competition 2019.
  • Stephen has also attained a Silver Award in the Singapore Performers' Festival in 2012 (Open Category) held at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, organized by the Singapore Music Association (SMTA).
  • He is also a first prize award-winning music arranger, producer and keyboardist in the 22nd Music Express Songwriting Competition 2016.

Home Studio: Queenstown and Travel to student's house (Central)

Ko Hau Yan Faith

Qualification:

Bachelor degree of music

Diploma of music of Trinity college
Grade 8 ABRSM

Experience:

5 students have been taught privately in Australia and Singapore.
Taught in music school for about 3 yrs in Hong Kong.
1 year in Australia primary school.
Highest grade taught is grade 8 and the student had distinction.

Overview about teacher Faith:

I used the easy adapt activity to attract student's interest. No stress to play piano and should be happy to learn.

Home studio: Bukit Timah and travel to student's house

Evelyn Yohanta

  • Diploma in Music Performance with distinction (NAFA)

  • Grade 8 Piano (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Evelyn has been teaching piano and theory lesson at Musikinderskool and Florence Music School in Singapore since 2015. She was a part-time tutor and had been handling 15 students every week. She has taught different range group age from four year old students to adult students.

  • Evelyn loves music so much and share the joy of playing music passionately to her students. Recently, She performed her solo recital at Lee Foundation Theatre, Singapore. She has been participating piano competition such as S.Y Lemye Tjong, Indonesian Piano Competition and Lucien Wang competition.

  • Beside that, she also performed as a choir, collaboration with Singapore Symphony Orchestra in Esplanade Theatre.

  • She has been playing keyboard in local church. 

Telok Blangah/ Central/ North/ West

Soo Wai Ye

  • BA (HONS) in Music

  • Diploma in Music, LTCL, ATCL, (Trinity; U.K.)

  • AMusTCL

  • 18 years of teaching, she has 15 private students now, ranging from grade 1 to Diploma. 
    Besides teaching, she participated in Choir, Teacher Annual concert, Creative Festival, Piano Ensemble and Electro Acoustic Ensemble.

  • Her major studies are Compositions with Music Technology and Piano Performance; hold BA (HONS) in Music, Dip in Music, LTCL, ATCL, and AMusTCL.

  • She performs the tasks of providing comprehensive piano music instruction to students of various ages from grade 1 to diploma, responsible for teaching theory, repertoire and technique of piano in individual setting.

  • She fostered a respectful learning environment and developed positive partnerships with parents and students to ensure students success in piano examinations, recitals and school concerts. 

  • With years of teaching, she is able to recognize different children’s musical ability and uses different ways to stimulate and nurture them.

  • She gave instructions based on genuine concern about the child and what his or her capabilities are.

Home Studio: Leonie Hill and travel to student's house (Central)

Ermina

  • B.A. (Hons) Music

  • Lasalle College of the Arts

  • Grade 8 Piano and Theory (ABRSM; U.K.) 

  • Ms. Ermina has been teaching for almost 16 years. She is currently teaching in a music school in the east. She is teaching toddler classes to adult individual lesson. Besides, she has taught a number of students who had passed Grade 8 piano and theory with pass, merit and distinction.

  • Teaching has been her passion and dream. To her, teaching is a life time job. 
    She is committed and reliable. She is more than happy to share her knowledge with others and she hope she could inspire the younger one to lead a purposeful and meaningful life. 

  • Her goal is that all her students could be independent and play music anyway they like with all the knowledge they have learnt and the amount of work they have done.

Home Studio: Bishan Street 24 and travel to student's house (North and Central)

Rachel Tan

  • Full-time piano teacher

  • Grade 8 in Piano and Theory (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Ms. Rachel Tan has approximately 8 years of music teaching experience - and her student count-to-date is 45. She is well-versed with the ABRSM exam syllabus and she is comfortable teaching students of all ages; from beginner level to Grade 8 (currently having 2 Grade 8 students under her wing)

  • She is a very motivated, passionate and patient mentor / teacher. The goal in mind is to allow her students to experience the joy of music and to express themselves freely.

  • Only then, they will be willing to work hard and practice to obtain good results for exam-based syllabus.

  • She used to work in the corporate world (banking and consultancy); hence, communication is a very important tool to get message across. She believes that she has the necessary skills to be able to hone and nurture her students as each individual is different and requires different teaching and communication methods.

Bukit Purmei, travel to student's house (Central)

Michelle Wang

  • Qualifications

  • Grade 8 Piano and Theory (ABRSM; U.K.) 

  • DipAbrsm in piano teaching

  • Experience

  • 5 years of teaching experience
    3 years of performing

  • Ms. Michelle has been teaching piano in Singapore and Taiwan the past 5 years. She is a patient and energetic piano teacher. She is passionate about teaching piano to her students. She is experience in helping students to prepare ABRSM exam.

  • She is an experience and friendly piano teacher. She enjoys teaching and motivate student in learning piano. Can help student prepare ABRSM piano exams.

Home Studio: Whampoa West

Claire Choo

  • Full-time piano teacher

  • Diploma in Flute Performance (ALCM, U.K.)

  • Grade 8 Piano and Theory (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Grade 8 Clarinet (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Ms. Claire Choo has more than 20 years of experience in teaching the Piano (Practical & Theory), Flute and Clarinet in various music schools and privately.

  • Well versed in both ABRSM and Trinity College and teaches from beginner to Diploma levels.

  • She performed with Penang State Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (PESSOC).

  • Coming from a family teachers,

  • Claire believes that aside from discipline, there must be good communication and rapport between teacher, student and parents. 

  • Claire also has experience in teaching students with special needs, dyslexia, ADHD, where music has had a positive impact on the child's development.

Bishan/ North/ Northeast/ Central

Sherly Ong

  • Diploma in Piano Performance (ALCM London College of Music, U.K.)

  • Grade 8 Piano and Theory (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Ms. Sherly Ong has 3 years of teaching experience.

  • She teaches in music schools and privately.

  • After working 20 years in corporate world (IT industry), Sherly has decided to teach music which has always been her passion.

  • Sherly believes that music can enrich a child's life and help to develop good time management and co-ordination skills.

  • As every child is different, a different approach is required when teaching. Sherly's work experience has taught her how to manage different situation with minimal fuss.

Central

Hyun Yoon

  • Bachelor or Music (Performance) from The University of Sydney (Sydney Conservatorium of Music)

  • With over 25 years of piano experience and more than 10 years of teaching experience, HyunKyung is a freelance accompanist and educator.

  • Having fostered a passion for music since a young age, she obtained full music scholarships to study in Presbyterian Ladies College (PLC) in Perth, and the Sydney Conservatorium with a Bachelor of Music (Performance), under the tutelage of esteemed pianist, Stephanie McCallum.

  • An expert in compositions by Liszt, Chopin and Weber, HyunKyung has accumulated numerous prizes and awards in both Korea and Australia alike, including the Dorothy Hutchinson Prize for Piano, 1st place in the Western Australian Pianists Competition, 1st prize in the Freemantle Eisteddfod competition in 2005 and 2006, 1st place in the Korean Chung Nam Competitions and many more.

  • As an educator, HyunKyung is known for her approachable and amiable demeanor, and is loved by both children and adult students alike. She can tailor her teaching methods to different learning styles, and never fails to make music an immensely enjoyable experience.

  • She teaches students of all levels, from beginner, to Diploma and University entrance preparation.

  • With over 10 years of experience preparing students for Music examinations, students under her tutelage consistently produce exceptional results.

  • HyunKyung also accompanies all musical instruments and has accompanied in music competitions and music examinations alike. A versatile performer, she caters to students of all skill levels.

Bishan / Central

Quek Yu Chern

  • Diploma in Piano LRSM (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Grade 8 Piano and Theory (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Mr. Yu Chern is teaching part time since 2015. Both music schools and private students. 

  • Students range from beginner to diploma. (Between age 5 and 30)

  • Performed piano solos and concertos in major concert halls in Singapore including YST concert hall and esplanade concert hall.

  • Studied in NAFA school of young talent from 2003 to 2016.

  • Cater lesson needs and pace according to student's learning speed and capabilities. 

  • Plays a wind instrument as a second instrument and is active in Singapore's wind and orchestra music scene.

Bishan Street/ North/ Northeast/ Central

Stella Chua

  • Diploma in Music (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Ms. Stella has 10 years teach students of all grades and ages. They enjoy the classes very  much.

  • She is friendly, patient and kind. She will do her best in teaching.

Bukit Timah

Sharon Wang

  • Oberlin College-Conservatory

  • Mdm Wang has personally coach for over 15 years. Some were admitted into the Music Elective Program via Direct School Admission, NAFA Young Talent Piano Programme, and Gifted Education Programme in Singapore schools, and Eaton College's Music scholarship programme in the United Kingdom. She is generous with her time and spends a great deal of effort counselling students and parents.

  • Lessons are held at King Albert Park, Bukit Timah, Singapore. They are carefully planned each week to provide these opportunities and aimed to build your children’s self-esteem and personal success. Lessons are held in a home environment, conducive for learning as the warm and nurturing atmosphere encourages learning.

Newton Road/ Central

Choo Sheng En

  • Distinction in Associate Diploma in Piano Performance (Trinity College London, UK)

  • Merit in Grade 8 Theory (Trinity College London, UK)

  • Minor in Music, A and O level Music

  • More than 10 years of teaching experience teaching students from 3.5 to 60 years old for classical exams and leisure

  • Play piano by ear and able to create scores for students to play their favourite songs outside exam pieces

  • Ms. Sheng En is passionate, dedicated, patient and committed teacher. She has experience in playing in a music band and being a wedding pianist and exam accompanist. She also records her performance on youtube at www.youtube.com/user/cse1217. She teaches useful techniques for graded exams and accompaniment skills on songs for leisure. She believes that learning piano has no age limit and her mission is to inspire student's interest in music and nurture them to play piano in an enjoyable manner. For students interested in composing, she is also able to provide insights to their composition as she has been through composition class in schools (in A level as well in University).

Balestier/Toa Payoh/Novena/Central

FENNY HARTONO

  • Associate Diploma in Piano Performance (Trinity College London, UK)

  • Grade 8 Piano and Theory (ABRSM, UK)

  • Currently pursuing DipABRSM in Piano Pedagogy

  • Ms Fenny has been teaching for over 10 years and taught in a music school for 2 years. 

  • Located in Balestier vicinity, Ms Fenny has been teaching piano for more than 10 years. She believes that every student can enjoy music and excel in it given the right learning attitude and good environment. It is her teaching goal to develop lifelong enjoyment of music that goes beyond the exam syllabus.

  • Each student’s lesson is individually tailored according to student’s ability and learning style. She specializes in preparing students for graded piano exams and music theory but also teaches leisure piano lessons primarily for adult students.

Central

Ethel

  • Grade 8, Piano and Theory (ABRSM; U.K.) 

  • 3 years teaching privately. 

  • Ms. Ethel is a young, energetic and responsible. She is very patient with young children, so be rest assured that she will do her best during lessons with your child. 
    Most of all, she believes in making lessons enjoyable, something you would look forward to. Besides, she is experienced in giving lessons to adult students. 

Sentosa/ Central

Lorraine Tan

  • Singaporean Singer

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Music Education NIE ( Distinction)

  • ABRSM Piano (Grade 8 Distinction) 

  • New York University ( Vocal & Performance)

  • My Singapore Music Concerts Creative Director & Talent Coach 

  • 2016 Choir Instructor for Teckghee Senior Citizens 

  • Children Choir Instructor for various charities & school performances 

  • Singer/ Songwriter & Producer

  • Experienced music teacher for piano and vocal for quite a number of years. 

  • Music & Teaching are 2 of her greatest passion in life ,

  • She’d love to pass on what her teachers have taught her to others in a positive and creative way! There are also numerous studies to prove the great amount of benefits of music education on a child’s (and even adult) cognitive, psycho motor and social development.

  • In particular:
    2013 "Shine" Singapore: youtu.be/v-7HKFduAqA
    2014 Moments of Love: youtu.be/McqrJbBvyLc
    2015 Snowflower: youtu.be/X3TVHepn7SU
    2016 My Family: youtu.be/FcyRstURhY0
    2017 Once in a Lifetime: youtu.be/gCA-DJqXVIk

Redhill

Kai Ning

  • Diploma in Music Teaching (NAFA)

  • Grade 8, Piano and Theory (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • 4 years full-time teaching experience

  • She is teaching at Yamaha. She has a fun and challenging approach to piano teaching, catered to my students' musical interests. 

Redhill

Min Ng

  • Grade 8, Piano and Theory (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Pursuing Diploma ABRSM 

  • 8 years full time teaching experience

Toa Payoh, travel to student's house (Central)

Teo Hui Xuan

  • Grade 8 Piano and Theory (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Student conductor and Section Leader (Flute) at First Toa Payoh Symphonic Band
    Student conductor at Yishun Junior College Symphonic Band
    Have performed at Medley Music School Concerts

  • Friendly and patient

Toa Payoh/ Central

Chai Siak Lee

  • Grade 8 Violin (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Grade 8 Piano and Theory (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Ms. Siak Lee has 4 years of teaching experience,and now she has numerous students from Beginner to Grade 8,

  • Every year she also go for competition or performances in school. 

  • She is learning Diploma violin and diploma piano ,also Theory Grade 8.

  • She has a lot of performance experience on ensemble because join string orchestra in secondary.

  • She obtained Gold for the National Music Festival String Orchestra Competition as a violinist and soloist.In 2016, She selected to attend Clement Curtin Violin Masterclasses and was recognised for his skills.In 2018,

  • She awarded Sillver in Euroasia Competition.

  • Now she is still learning music and kept upgrade herself in many music performances.Able to teach violin,piano and theory.

Marina Bay/ Central

Ynn Liew

  • Grade 8 piano and theory (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Ms. Ynn Liew has 12 years teaching experience. She taught in cristofori before. 
    The highest grade taught grade 8. 

  • She arranges for concerts. 

  • She taught students from range from 5 years old to 60 years old

  • She prefer to teach children and young adults

  • Can be results oriented or for leisure, cater to student needs

Jalan Bukit Merah/ Central

Wanxin

  • Grade 8 Piano & Theory (ABRSM, U.K.) 

  • 3 years teaching (kids and adults).  She is a teacher for beginners and intermediate students.

  • She tailored her teaching to each student's individual needs, wishes, and the way in which the student learn most efficiently.

Bishan

Denise Deng

  • Diploma in Piano Performance ATCL (Trinity, U.K.) 

  • Grade 8 Piano and Theory (ABRSM, U.K.)

  • Ms. Denise Deng has 5 years teaching experience. 

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