Phen Ee Ching
Senior : Classical Piano, Theory & ‘Early Years’ Specialist
Available : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Spoken Languages : English, Chinese, Hokkien & Cantonese
Lessons via : Face2Face & Online
As a native of Penang, and now based in Kuala Lumpur, Ee Ching studied in Trinity College during her early years in Melbourne, Australia. She was an active band member in her college as a percussionist and flautist. She then pursued her Bachelor degree in classical music at UCSI University under the tutelage of Dr. Lim Pei Sien, Dr. Christine Tan and Ms Carolyn Lo for her major in piano. For flute, she was under the tutelage of Mr Ho Chee Kiang. Under the external examining and accrediting board, The Royal College of Music equivalence of a degree program, her LTCL piano performance scored a distinction.
Aside from playing piano, Ee Ching also participated actively in UCSI’s chamber choir where she and her choir won the gold medal in Orientale Concentus IV in Taiwan. Ee Ching then completed her Masters of Music (Performance & Pedagogy) at Birmingham Conservatoire, UK. Whilst in UK, Ee Ching studied under renowned performers – Victor Sangiorgio, Simon Nicholls and Katherine Lam.
She also performed in master classes conducted by William Fung and Peter Donohoe. While studying in the UK, Ee Ching had the opportunity to teach in local schools from Key Stage 1 to 4, gaining tremendous amount of knowledge, experience and cultural diversity. She also had the privilege to work with other senior experienced teachers to teach students with special needs, preparing students for their examinations and performances in the UK.
Ee Ching also attained MusikGarten certification which specializes in child development especially areas in language development, self-expression, memory skills, concentration, social interaction, fine motor skills, listening, problem solving, teamwork, goal setting, and coordination are all impacted by early music and movement education which in turn impacting children’s growth especially in regard family bonding. MusikGarten is a fun learning environment that provides a holistic learning experience.