Monica is a passionate teacher, violinist, composer and producer. Born in Sydney, Monica started learning violin at the age of 6 thanks to the influence of Australian composer Matthew Hindson. From here Monica developed a love for music and studied violin with many influential violin teachers. At age 13 Monica began writing her own music ranging from big band pieces to works for full orchestra. At age 15 Monica studied with the late Emeritus Professor Eric Gross who taught her about orchestration and cinematic scoring.
In 2007, Monica received a scholarship to study music at the prestigious Sydney Conservatorium of Music (a faculty of the University of Sydney). In 2010, Monica completed her Bachelor of Music with 1st Class Honours.
Monica began teaching violin in 2008. Monica provides a well-rounded approach to teaching, adjusting her teaching style according to the individual student, their needs, their ability, and their commitment to learning music. Monica uses a range of teaching methods and styles to suit all students of all ages and abilities. Her aim is to ensure students not only achieve their personal musical goals but to ensure learning is fun, progressive and technically sound. Monica teaches students at all levels and of all ages.
Monica's students have achieved exceptional results in all their AMEB exams, with the lowest grade received being a B (credit). In June 2017, Monica had 7 students complete exams with 2 students receiving A+s, 5 Students receiving As and 2 students receiving Bs.
Monica has experience in teaching at primary and secondary schools throughout Sydney, as well as teaching tertiary students at the top universities within NSW.
Monica is currently completing a PhD in Music and Computer Science.
- Beginner Violin
- Music Craft
- Aural/Ear training
- ProTools and Logic Pro Tuition
- Sibelius Tuition
- Songwriting Tuition
- HSC Music Tuition/Tutoring
- AMEB exams
- HSC Music
- University entrance
- Learning music for fun
- Gifted/talented students
- Hills District: Stanhope Gardens, Kellyville
- Eastern Suburbs: Travelling
For more information please contact Monica on 0407073506 or visit her website below: