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Joanne Liu (23822)

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Tuition Areas [...]
North East, Hougang, Potong Pasir, Punggol, Sengkang, Serangoon, Toa Payoh, Baungkok, Kovan, Woodleigh
Qualification
Graduate
Tuition Background
Full-Time
Tuition/Teaching Experience
I have been teaching one-to-one students since 2014. The students whom I have met are a range from 4 years old to adults. I am open to students who learn for interest or to pursue examinations.
Education [...]
  • Nanyang Technological University (2010-2013) Verified
    • Music Education - Second Class (Lower)
  • Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (2007-2010) Verified
    • Piano - Diploma
    • Theory - 8
    • Piano - 8
    • Singing - Diploma
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Tutoring Subjects
  • Music - Piano - Theory (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Diploma), Practical (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Diploma, Leisure)
Commitment / Other Details
Able to start anytime (lessons are once per week unless student wants/needs more)
Able to give group theory lessons
Open to students coming to my place or me going over to student's place
Rapport Building
I graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in a Diploma in Music (Teaching) as a Piano Major in 2010. During this graduation, I was awarded the "Best Graduate" Award and graduated with a Distinction. I then went onto attain a Bachelors in Music Education with NIE. I have grown up taking ABRSM examinations in both practical and theory. And have attained Grade 8 in both. I am familiar with the syllabus and practices of music examinations.

I have been teaching one-to-one students since 2014. The students whom I have met are a range from 4 years old to adults. I am comfortable with students who would like to learn piano for an interest or would like to pursue the academic route of taking on ABRSM examinations. I have qualifications in Singing as well and will be able to combine some singing into the piano lessons if that might interest a child.

I believe that music enriches a person and provides an avenue to develop oneself as well as one's mind to perceive things in a different way.
Keeping Up with Curriculum
I am updated with the curriculum by following various accounts as well as personal reading up. I also have a good support of circle of friends who are also in the music industry to share and receive tips on how to improve and support one another.
As a Good Tutor
I am able to communicate well and I believe that respect and open communication is important. Hence, I will always speak to the parent of the student or the student during the first lesson (and subsequent lessons) to understand expectations and work together to achieve these goals together. I also believe that there will always be a way to help interest and motivate a student, a teacher just have to find the spark in the student.
Accept Below Average Rate?
Yes, willing to accept below average rate
Handle Special Needs Children?
No
Age
30-39
Parent/Student Comments
Assignments Taken
Nil
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