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Dr Shaun Ng
Doctor of Musical Arts, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Master of Arts, University of Western Australia
Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning Practices, University of Wollongong
Bachelor of Music with Honours, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Bachelor of Music, Amsterdam Conservatorium

Due to the coronavirus, online lessons are now also available on Zoom! Zoom is one of the top teleconferencing softwares and is available for free. Get in touch with me for your free 15-minute online interview to secure a spot in my studio.

Instruments Taught. I provide private lessons on the violin, viola, violoncello, baroque violin, viola da gamba (all sizes), renaissance lute, baroque lute and theorbo to learners of all ages and abilities.

Experience. For over more than two decades, I have taught music at all levels of education, from pre-primary to tertiary. My youngest students are usually nearly 5 years old. In addition to teaching at my studio, I am Head of Strings at Mowbray Public School and Director of Strings at Denistone East Public School.

Qualifications. I received my training in music and teaching from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Australia. My highest qualification is a Doctor of Musical Arts, which qualifies me to work in university, college, and conservatory teaching positions.

Professional. Although I am an experienced performing musican, I am a primarily a musician who regards teaching as my main profession and priority. I am constantly developing and refining my skills as a teacher and performer for the benefit of my students and the community.

Technology. My teaching studio uses many technologies to promote effective teaching and learning to students. For example, I can provide Skype lessons to students who do not live locally. In addition, the administration and scheduling of my studio is done electronically, so that you will be able to maintain your schedule, receive lesson reminders and pay for your lessons online. I am able to accept cash, credit and debit cards. Casual lessons available. Discounts for prepaid blocks of lessons.

Results. Over the years, I have helped many of my students to achieve their goals. They have won music scholarships, passed their auditions and attained good results in their examinations. I am experienced in preparing students for AMEB or ABRSM exams.

Location. My dedicated teaching studio is a 6-minute walk from Meadowbank Station in West Ryde. Free street parking is available.

For further information, you can email me, send me a text or leave me a voicemail at 0491 132 266. I do not answer calls when I am teaching. Working with Children Check: WWC0404345E.

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