Ethereal Piano School is proud to have four highly qualified, capable, and talented teachers who love mentoring our piano students. Our students love learning with them, and so will you! Below is an insight into our teachers' experience and qualifications.
Maree Kilpatrick has been playing the piano since she was three years old, and began teaching piano and accompanying in her teens. She has been awarded AMusA and LMusA diplomas in piano performance, and has undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in music from the University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba and the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Besides her work as a piano teacher and accompanist, Maree performs frequently as a chamber musician around south-east Queensland. Maree has taken students through exams to diploma level, and enjoys teaching a broad range of ages, styles of music, and stages of learning. Maree’s aim as a teacher is to foster a passion for piano-playing and a curiosity and enjoyment of music in her students.
Phoebe Cho began learning the piano at 7 years old in Tauranga, New Zealand. Following her love for music she obtained an Associate Diploma in piano from the Trinity College of London (ATCL). She has performed and won awards as a piano soloist in various concerts and competitions in Tauranga and Te Awamutu. Phoebe also had the opportunity to play a piano concerto in the Rising Stars Bay of Plentycompetition. Asides from performing solo, as a pianist she accompanied the Bethlehem College school choir, Animoso, touring Hong Kong and China, and has been involved in many chamber music groups that have taken out awards in at the regional level. She also has achieved Grade 8 in drums and played in bands and orchestra in and outside of school and have had the opportunity to play in the Sydney Opera house. She is very excited and overjoyed to be guiding the next group of promising musicians.
Doris is a pianist, accompanist and a teacher. Doris has completed AMEB Piano Grade 8 and AMEB Theory Grade 6, and is currently majoring in Music Education at The University of Queensland. Doris enjoys teaching children and she wants to share the joy of music through teaching. She teaches a variety of students including students who wants to learn music just for fun and those who wishes to sit examinations. Doris prepares and design lessons to accommodate each child’s way of learning. Apart from teaching piano, Doris also piano accompanies other instrumental and vocal students for their exams and recitals.