Aalto School of Music is a private music studio started by Raymond Shon in Heidelberg that specialises in piano, theory and flute tuition.
Raymond is a PhD candidate in piano performance at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. He is a Master's graduate of the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki. He graduated from the Melbourne Conservatorium in 2013 with a Bachelor of Music (Honours) where he studied piano with Stephen McIntyre.
A versatile musician, Raymond also plays the organ, harpsichord, and is an active pianist in lied, chamber music, and orchestral settings.
He has also received formal training in conducting and composition.
Raymond has many years experience as a teacher and accompanist. He has taught all ages and levels in both private and school environments, including three years within the renowned Finnish education system, at the International School of Music Finland and the International School Helsinki.
Raymond's performances have been broadcast on national Finnish radio YLE1, and he has performed numerous concerts in Finland, The Netherlands and Australia.
He has played in masterclasses for many prominent pianists across Australia and Europe including:
Geoffrey Douglas Madge