Andrea Ng Violin, Viola, Theory, Aural- Strathfield
STUDIO LOCATION: Strathfield
STYLES TAUGHT:Classical, AMEB, Tertiary, ABRSM, Performance, Orchestral, Arrangements, Contemporary
EXPERIENCE: 10 years teaching experience
QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor of Music (Performance) Sydney Conservatorium of Music
DAYS AVAILABLE: Monday - Saturday (please enquire about availability)
MORE INFO:Andrea Ng has been a professional violinist and violist for almost a decade, and has accompanied with some of the world’s most respected musician. At the very young age of 6, she began learning the violin and switched to viola at the age of 12 under such renowned tuition scheme of the Singapore Youth Orchestra and was brought under the tutelage of Guan Qi, the associate principal of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. By the year 2002, Andrea at the age of 16 became the viola principal of the Singapore Youth Orchestra. She then led the viola section in numerous concerts and was invited to play at one of the President’s function at the Istana in the same year.
Being a versatile performer/teacher, and having incomparable knowledge and passion in music has led her to many achievements. In 2003, Andrea took her Grade 8 ABRSM viola exam and obtained a high distinction score of 141 out of 150. As she was the highest scorer for viola in that exam and right after that she was invited to play in the High Scorer’s concert that very same year. In the year 2004, she auditioned for the Asian Youth Orchestra and was offered a place to play in AYO’s 2004 season. From 2006- 2009, she studied music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music as a viola major. In 2008 and 2009 after worldwide auditions she was selected to be a member of Pacific Music Festival. There she worked with the world’s top musicians, members of the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic and principal players of major orchestras in the USA and Japan. Her teachers include Reiner Schmidt, Jeremy Williams and Jane Hazelwood. Andrea has also taken part in masterclasses with the Grainger and Borodin String Quartets. In September 2009 Andrea was part of the Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra Europe tour. Andrea also freelances with her quartet playing at various weddings, functions and corporate events around Sydney.
Andrea is passionate about teaching and she has been a dedicated violin and music teacher since 2002. Her enthusiasm will provide a solid foundation for every student wanting to learn music. She often viewed as someone who wants to serve humanity and who will give individuals of all ages the gift of talent and fine character through excellent music education.