YM Piano Teachers

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Sarita Larrigaudiere
Director & Head Teacher

Qualifications:

BAppScPhty, ATMusA current, teaching since1996 

Specific Areas of Interest:

Advanced students, Piano technique & biomechanics of pianists, mentoring teachers and students

What Sarita enjoys most about teaching is...being able to walk alongside her students on their learning journey and be able to continually grow and learn together with them. She considers it an honour to share her students' thrill and satisfaction when they achieve their personal best, and to travel with them even through their hardest challenges. 

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Amanda-Jane Yeomans

Qualifications

A.D.M.T Sydney Conservatorium of Music, A.Mus.A Piano

Australian Kodaly CMusEd Early Childhood (Current)

MMTA NSW, Mem Orff Schulwerk NSW,Mem Kodaly Aus 

 

Specific Areas of Interest:

Early childhood, Children with additional needs (autism, ADHD) 

 

What Amanda enjoys most about teaching…is giving every child the opportunity to experience the wonder of music through listening to the performances of others and also by creating their own music. She enjoys being able to apply the extensive current research that emphasises how important it is for the whole child to engage in active music making. Amanda considers it satisfying and rewarding to teach a child the life enhancing gift of music.

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Sarah Du
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Clara Jin
 

Qualifications:

BMus current, YM Piano Studio Teachers’ Training program

Specific areas of interest:

Classical performance, exam students

 

What Sarah enjoys most about teaching is… being able to instil the love of music, enhance creative and artistic potential, and to overcome challenges together with her students. Sarah enjoys seeing her students exceed their own expectations and limitations and develop confidence in their abilities and in themselves. 

Qualifications:

CMusA Piano, CMusA Clarinet, Bcom/BAv (Mgmt) current,

YM Piano Studio Teacher’s Training Program

 

Specific Area of Interest:

Classical music, young beginners, exam students

 

What Clara enjoys most about teaching is...guiding students to develop their own unique musical style and stimulating their creative potential.

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Hannah Larrigaudiere

Qualifications: 

AMusA current, YM Piano Studio Teachers' Training Program

Specific areas of interest: Composition and Improvisation, Beginner Methods and strategies

 What Hannah enjoys most about teaching is...how enjoyable and interactive music can be for both student and teacher. Hannah enjoys exploring different genres and styles of music with students and helping them develop the styles they like while staying mindful of their goals whether that be exam goals or for personal enjoyment.

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Alice Chan

Qualifications: 

BPharm, YM Piano Studio Teachers' Training Program

Specific areas of interest: Pop, film music and chord approach, working with adult beginners

What Alice enjoys most about teaching is...connecting with students on a professional and personal level. Sharing her passion for music with people of all ages and seeing her students learn progress musically and develop their pianistic skills from week to week.

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