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.
Chloe has had a passion for music and the arts from a very young age. Completing her grade
8 classical piano examination (AMEB) in 2015, and grade 8 classical guitar examination
(AMEB) in 2016, she went on to begin her Bachelor of Music at the Queensland
Conservatorium of Music in 2017, majoring in the classical guitar. Piano is a very important
aspect in Chloe’s life, and intends to play and teach, in order to continue cherishing the
music she grew up with.
She has been learning and studying the piano for 14 years, and has always had a passion and
love for music. Throughout her schooling years she had many performance opportunities,
including playing recitals as a part of schooling classes, playing in several school musical
bands, as well as local Eisteddfods. She has enjoyed teaching the piano previously, and
absolutely adores the pleasure to teach upcoming musicians. Music has been such an
integral role in her life, and she wishes to extend her knowledge to enhance happiness in