Available : Monday
Standard : Classical Piano
Senior : Contemporary Piano
Lessons via : Face2Face & Online
Joanne started her music studies at a tender age, learning piano and violin and later the Chinese flute. She got her ATCL in Piano at 16, and a Distinction in LTCL while pursuing her Bachelor of Business and Commerce at Monash University of Australia, which she was awarded Distinction. Having a strong passion for music, she decided to go full time into music after her graduation from Monash University.
In 2017, Joanne graduated with Distinction in Master of Performance (MPerf) in Piano Accompaniment from Guildhall School of Music and Drama, one of the world’s leading conservatories and drama school in the UK. At Guildhall, she studied under Professor Eugene Asti. She also had song accompaniment and chamber music masterclasses/coaching sessions with Graham Johnson, Martin Katz, SholtoKynoch, Rudolf Piernay, Edith Wiens, Ruby Philogene, Sarah Walker, the Endellion Quartet, Jan Willem Nelleke, Alasdair Beatson, Ralf Gothóni, Carole Presland, and Caroline Palmer.
In September 2016, she received a scholarship from Mendelssohn Academy to attend masterclasses with Professor Peter Schreierat the International Mendelssohn Academy in Leipzig, Germany. She had the privilege to perform at the Gewandhausat the end of the mastercourse. Besides, she also performed a recital for the Mendelssohn Foundation in UK which included songs by Mendelssohn and Schumann. She also made her appearance at the Barbican Hall and LSO St Luke’s, performing songs by Wolf and Mahler. Other song recitals involved were “Des KnabenWunderhorn”, “The Impressionist Years”, “The Late Schumann” and “French Songs from the Years Between 1918 and 1945”.
Joanne has more than 10 years’ experience in teaching music to children and adults, and is an active choir accompanist as well as pianist for the church.