September 2, 2019

It's been a while since I had brain space to sit down and write. These few months have been a whirlwind and the time and energy of TMC's core team was entirely focused on our Teachers' Academy as we prepare our team to teach at our Instrumental Academies, both Piano an...

May 6, 2019

FINALLY! Super excited to share insights from my studio-mates about their journey to ditching their shoulder rests! I've seriously sat on editing these videos for more than a year and figured it was time to get to it... Many things are far from perfect in the editing a...

April 16, 2019

Artistry: Mozart - Million Moods. 

All my favourites put into one! Chamber music. Music Education. Mozart. TMC Team. TMC Home. Most importantly, music-making with Christoven and Leslie and sharing this valuable musical experience with audiences. 

Mozart Diverti...

April 5, 2019

Never imagined that I will be saying that I don’t miss school at all, considering I was in school for most of my life until end 2018! I never quite thought about this until people ask, and being back on campus in March really made me heave a sigh of relief that school...

January 2, 2019

Teaching music is all about guiding our students to become independent learners and to be curious about the world of music. Besides the discipline of practicing, other aspects of learning that I frequently emphasize with my students is being open to new ideas they have...

December 29, 2018

2018 has been wild! A year full of contradictions, but perhaps life is full of that anyway... Time zoomed past, but looking back the year seemed extremely long! So much has happened.

2018 is the year I adapt back to Singapore, the city I grew up in. So much has changed,...

December 21, 2018

When I finally married the Bon Musica shoulder rest with my SAS chinrest, I thought I achieved the perfect set-up, for myself at least! Before which, I've been through a few other shoulder-rests - Wolf, different kinds of Kun as well as tried a bunch of others from col...

November 28, 2018

"I had nothing to do, so I practiced!" Wow, I was impressed when my 7-year-old student came into class last week and that was the first thing she expressed! It's the holidays, kids are going wild during their well-deserved break, routines are broken, but I'm glad at le...

October 26, 2018

I'm reminded again this week how much I love travelling solo! I've been travelling solo for quite a while, so much so that travelling = solo. I don't feel anything awkward or bizarre about it until strangers, friends or family ask questions or comment about it, which t...