Stemming from his experience as a performer, Isaac brings a high quality of teaching to his students. His AMEB students have received have regularly received high marks and feel well prepared in all facets of their examinations. Isaac has experience in teaching both standard AMEB and Piano for Leisure repertoire.
In addition to examination preparation, Isaac also runs student concerts twice a year and one of these concerts are held at an external venue. Isaac also does competition preparation.
Exams and competitions are optional, but the twice yearly concerts are highly encouraged.
Isaac takes pride in his ability as a performer and has been involved in performances, masterclasses and competitions locally and overseas, including the UCSI International Piano Competition in Kuala Lumpur, where he was a semi-finalist. Domestically, he has been a finalist for the Australian Music Prize (Monash University) twice and a finalist for the Spivakovsky Piano Prize. He has also been invited to the Melbourne Recital Centre for a masterclass with acclaimed pianist Paul Lewis.
Sample Performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXv1pVv-A0I
In addition to private lessons, Isaac runs a keyboard program at St John Vianney’s Primary School where he has taught for three years and teaches 30 students on a weekly basis. He also serves at his local church in the children’s ministry and has experience in relating to children from a variety of backgrounds.