Bachelor of Music (Degree with Honours), Associate Diploma in Music (AMusA), AMEB Theory of Music (Sixth Grade)
Australian pianist Paul Ton is an accomplished performer and teacher based in Melbourne. Paul started piano lessons at the age of eleven. In 2014, he completed a Bachelor of Music degree at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) studying under Igor Machlak. He is currently undertaking a Master of Music (Music Performance) degree with Prof. Ian Holtham—with whom he completed a BMus Honours degree in 2015. Paul has participated in masterclasses and lessons with Craig Sheppard, Max Cooke, Benjamin Martin and Dr. Mark McGee.
Paul was awarded the Associate Diploma in Music, Australia (AMusA) in 2011, by the Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB). In the same year, he was also invited to perform at the Melbourne Recital Centre for the VCE Season of Excellence: Top Class concert. As an undergraduate student, Paul was named a Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholar by the University of Melbourne for his musical achievements.
As a soloist and chamber musician, Paul has performed all around Melbourne, at venues such as Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Robert Blackwood Hall, Alexander Theatre Monash, and Melba Hall. He has won a number of competition prizes, including the Dandenong Festival of Music and Art for Youth, the South Eastern Arts Festival and the Boroondara Eisteddfod.
He currently teaches piano at Mount Scopus Memorial College and has a valid Working with Children Check.
These details were last updated on January 18, 2018