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Bachelor
Hong Kong Baptist University
Teaching since 2009
Cantonese, Mandarin

Sylvia Tsoi

Piano, Piano Accompaniment
Hong Kong Baptist University
Professional field(s): Piano, Piano Accompaniment
Teaching language(s): Cantonese, Mandarin
Teaching since 2009

Ms. Tsoi Ki Yiu Sylvia has been studying the piano since childhood, under the guidance of teachers Chen Rui-qing and Hung Chong. In 2013, she graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Music, majoring in piano and composition.

Ms. Tsoi currently works as a piano instructor and collaborative pianist. She has served as a piano accompanist for various choirs, orchestras, and music organizations, including the Hong Kong Baptist University Choir, Kowloon Tong School Senior Choir, Music Children Foundation, Evangel College, Yew Chung International School of Hong Kong Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Doujin Philharmonia, and Opera Hong Kong . She has extensive experience in instrumental and vocal collaboration, frequently participating in examinations, open competitions, and concerts. She had participated in piano accompaniment Michael Dussek master class which held by department head of Royal Academy Of Music.

In addition to her collaborative work, Ms. Tsoi is also actively involved in chamber music performances. She has organized and participated in numerous violin piano duo recitals, chamber music concerts, Carman and Sylvia piano four hands performances, and Keyboard Poet: marimba piano duo concerts. In recent years, Ms. Tsoi has begun to engage in orchestra management and concert production. She currently serves as the manager and resident conductor of the Nebula Wind Ensemble.

Sylvia Tsoi

Education

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

Achievement

Trinity College London

ATCL Piano Recital

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Grade 8 Music Theory

Working Experience

Kowloon Tong School (Primary School), 2013-2022

Senior Choir Accompanist

Opera HK, 2020-2021

Master Class Piano Accompanist

Music Children Foundation, 2021 - now

Choir Accompanist

Nebula Wind Ensemble, 2022-now

Band Manager and Conductor

Evangel College (Primary School), 2023-now

Senior Choir Accompanist

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Sylvia Tsoi's Teaching Style

Besides being a pianist, Ms. Tsoi continues to learn various other instruments, such as the flute, violin, and clarinet etc. She believes that understanding the performance techniques of different instruments can help her establish better rapport with ensemble members and assist her students in overcoming technical difficulties. Ms. Tsoi emphasizes the importance of ensemble playing in the music learning process and incorporates ensemble skills and music appreciation into her teaching, sharing her accumulated knowledge and experiences with her students.

Teaching Location

Central and WesternEasternWan ChaiKowloon CityKwun TongYau Tsim Mong

Tutor's Studio

Excellente Commercial Building, Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay
Allied Plaza (Cosmopolitan Centre), 760 Nathan Road, Prince Edward

Live Tutorial

Sylvia Tsoi provides live tutorial piano lesson (FaceTime, Zoom)

Lesson

Piano Lesson

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$500 - $550$550 - $600$650 - $850
Notes
  • The Tuition refers to 60mins per lesson.
  • The Tuition might be adjusted according to the duration and location of the lesson.
  • All amounts are in Hong Kong Dollars.

Piano Accompaniment

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$600$680$720 - $1,000
Notes
  • The Tuition refers to 60mins per lesson.
  • The Tuition might be adjusted according to the duration and location of the lesson.
  • All amounts are in Hong Kong Dollars.

Level:

All Instrumental Lessons / Accompaniment
Beginner: Beginner - G. 4
Intermediate: G. 5 - G. 7
Advanced: G. 8 or above

Western Music Theory
Beginner: ABRSM Music Theory G. 5
Intermediate: ABRSM Music Theory G. 8
Advanced: Trinity College London AmusTCL or above

Chinese Music Theory
Beginner: Shanghai Conservatory of Music Theory
Beginner: Central Conservatory of Music Theory G. 1
Intermediate: Central Conservatory of Music Theory G. 2
Advanced: Not applicable

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