MusicWave Studio is a Sydney-based music studio providing a range of piano, flute, theory, music craft, musicianship and general music tuition services. Students will broaden their knowledge of music literature by listening and playing many unfamiliar and wonderful musics.
Students will experience ensemble playing through learning and playing. The studio is also equipped with computer softwares for composition andaural exercises. Students will develop their understanding of elements of music through performing and composing.
Teacher of Piano, Musicianship, Theory, Music Craft, Keyboard Harmony, Composition, Aural Training
Qualifications: MBus (Marketing Strategy), MTeach (Music & TESOL), BMus, AMusA, LMusA, MMTA
Sussanna began music lessons at the age of 6 with the Yamaha Music School. She has won many piano competitions and was awarded her A.Mus.A and L.Mus.A. She has a Bachelor of Music from the University of New South Wales, majoring in Piano performing and completed her Master of Teaching (Music and TESOL) course at Sydney University.
Sussanna has been a choir conductor as well as performer on the flute and piano and has taught children and adults for 16 years. She taught at the Yamaha Music School in Jannali from 1997 to 2002. She is accredited private teacher by Music Teachers’ Association of NSW and a qualified high school Music and ESL teacher. she completed an Orff music education certification (level one) course, which she shared her teaching experiences with other music educators and also gained more insights to music education.
She is also an active piano accompanist and a flute player. She is the permanent accompanist for The Sydney Jewish Choral Society from 2007 to 2010.She worked at Coogee Public school as a piano teacher from 2007- 2009. She was also one of the accompanists for the Sutherland Shire Schools Music Festival 2008. She participated in 2MBS FM’s 35th anniversary of broadcasting. She recorded a few Spanish pieces with Marilyn Schock and they were broadcasted on Australia Day 2010. She is also a volunteer for the post of the choir director in Hwa Tsang monastery, Homebush.
She takes her music studio seriouly and went on to do a Master of Business in university of Sydney. The skills she learnt in the course have helped her effectively managing the studio.
She is a piano tutor at UNSW.
Classical, Jazz & PopPiano
One to One – Fees are charged per term(Lower grades only require 30 minute lessons)
One to One – Fees are charged per term(Music Craft / Musicianship / Theory can betaught in piano lessonseg : 45 mins piano + 15 mins musicianship)
Will be given by the term of 10 consecutive weeks.Fees are to be paid at the beginning of the term,unless there are special circumstances.
Lessons will be suspended during periods in the summer and on public holidays as announced by theteacher.
If a student is unable to attend, will still be charged in full unless the student of parents give a notice 2 hours prior to the lesson. Lesson cancelled by the teacher will not be charged. In case of sickness at least 2 hours notice should be given.
Progress reports in the from of verbal and / or written communication will be provided by the teachereach lesson.
The teacher will not enter the student for any examinationor competition without the prior consent to all parties.
Must be given at least 2 weeks in advance. It is expected that students commencing piano lessons will continue for a minimum of one year unless the teacher advises otherwise.