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Chermaine Chew

General Details

Bachelor of Music Performance (Honours Class I), L.Mus.A, A.Mus.A, Certificate of Performance (Honours)

Chermaine has been a prize winner in such eisteddfods as Sydney Eisteddfod, Northern Beaches Eisteddfod, and Ryde Eisteddfod and the recipient of various academic as well as musical scholarships from the University of Sydney, Australian Government, and Rotary Club of Australia. Her performances have been broadcasted on 2MBS-FM and ABC National Radio. In 2012, she graduated Roseville College as a music scholar, where she was awarded the RF Bosanquet prize for Music and achieved an ATAR of 99.65 in the Higher School Certificate. During her studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, she achieved high distinction in Piano Pedagogy and First Class Honours for research involving an investigation of injury prevention initiatives for conservatoire pianists and teachers. She has had the great privilege of studying with some of Australia’s most sought after pedagogues and concert pianists.

It is a passion of Chermaine’s to help students of all abilities and ages to reach their musical potential and goals. A love of music and character are, to Chermaine, more important determiners of musical success than natural musical ability alone.

With patience, encouragement, and a sensitivity to the individual needs of each student, she strives to provide students with a wholistic musical education by means of cultivating an understanding of the musical language, developing aural skills, performing skills, efficient practice techniques, and an awareness of mechanically efficient playing habits. It is her ultimate goal as a music educator to provide students with the knowledge and tools that allow for and encourage independent thinking, alongside the development of their individual artistic voice. She is experienced in preparing students for written and practical AMEB examinations, as well as HSC aural exams. Alongside teaching privately, she is a piano teacher at a prestigious private school located in Sydney’s North Shore.


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These details were last updated on September 24, 2018