Michael offers effective & motivating piano lessons for beginners through to advanced level ages 6 and above. His experience as a performer, adjudicator, and 8 years teaching and lecturing have helped many students receive outstanding results.
Some of these include receiving high distinction (A+) for AMEB grade 8 piano, advanced level 3 AMEB diplomas, prize awards at international piano competition, and student auditions into music institutes.
Michael aims to develop one’s true passion and appreciation of music through exploring the many possibilities available. Several public performance opportunities are available each year for those interested.
Michael graduated with a Master of Music in classical piano performance from the Australian Institute of Music in 2017. He studied piano with Dr Suzanna Hlinka and Dr Wojciech Wisniewski, and has performed in the public masterclasses of Prof. Inge Rosar and Prof. Alexey Sokolov. His final recital included Rachmaninoff’s 3rd piano concerto (1st mvt.) and other works by Bach, Beethoven, Field and Volodos/Liszt. He has performed at the Sydney Opera House and won prizes in competitions including the Sydney Eisteddfod.
In 2016 Michael was invited to adjudicate in the 2016 ACASEA International Piano Competition in Sydney, together with Dr. Kirill Monorossi and Carl Schmidt.