PRESENTERS


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jeanell Carrigan

Job Title/Position:
Associate Professor in Collaborative Piano, Sydney Conservatorium, University of Sydney

Topic Presented:
Revisiting the Music of my Cultural Heritage

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Ms Joanne Chang Chew Ann

Job Title/Position:

  • Faculty, Indiana University Young Pianists Academy
  • President/Founder, Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Collegiate Chapter, Indiana University

Topic Presented:
Chopin and Liszt: On Teaching the Art of Piano Playing

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Asst. Prof. Dr. Cheong Yew Choong

Job Title/Position:
Assistant Professor, Institute of Music, UCSI University

Topic Presented:
Interpreting Rhythmic Assimilation of Dotted Rhythms to Triplets

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Dott. Alberto Firrincieli

Job Title/Position:

  • Assumption University in Thailand, Music Program Department
  • Founder and Artistic Director of IKA - International Keyboard Academy, Bangkok International Piano Festival and ITYO - Italian Thai Youth Orchestra

Topic Presented:
Performing Early Keyboard Music on Modern Piano Through Rediscovery of Harpsichord Techniques

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Hecht

Job Title/Position:
Head of Keyboard Studies, Madeline Goh Professor of Piano, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore

Topic Presented:
Launching My Smart Piano Studio

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Dr. Koo Siaw Sing

Job Title/Position:
Senior Lecturer, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore

Topic Presented:
Album for the Young: The Piano Education of Robert Schumann

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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rae de Lisle

Job Title/Position:

  • Associate Professor of Piano, University of Auckland
  • Coordinator of Musicians’ Health
  • Music Director of Wallace National Piano Competition and International Piano Festival

Topic Presented:
Playing with ease: applying simple exercises to repertoire of all levels

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Assoc. Prof. Razif Mohd

Job Title/Position:
Associate Professor, School of Arts, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Topic Presented:
Expanding Your Modes: Applying Modes in Jazz Piano

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Mrs Satu Paavola

Job Title/Position:
Alumnus, Helsinki Sibelius Academy

Topic Presented:
Three bodily aspects when creating an illusion of ‘bel canto’ on the piano

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Dr. Abigail Sin Si Ern

Job Title/Position:
Instructor, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore

Topic Presented:
Technique and the Artistic Image in Dialogue: Exploring Ravel’s Alborada del gracioso

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Asst. Prof. Dr. Ramasoon Sitalayan

Job Title/Position:

  • Assistant Professor, Chulalongkorn University
  • Adjunct Professor, Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music

Topic Presented:
Ballades from Thai Literature for Piano Solo

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Mr Sebastian Suhardi

Job Title/Position:
Piano Teacher, Era Musika

Topic Presented:
Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Pupil’s Musical Memory

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Mr Myer Tessalee

Job Title/Position:
Sophomore Year Student, College of Music, Mahidol University

Topic Presented:
Bach’s Legacy Illustrated Through Selected Repertoire by Franz Liszt and Peter Schickele

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