Profile of Piano Teacher
Mr Jie Rong
- 6 years of teaching experience
- Diploma in Music Composition/Music Studies (LASALLE College of the Arts)
- ABRSM Piano Grade 8
- ABRSM Theory Grade 5
- Previously taught at several renowned music schools in Singapore
- Teaching at Changi Prison (under DOXA Music)
- Teaching location: Jurong East, Jurong West, Lakeside (mostly west of Singapore)
Jie Rong has been learning the piano at the age of 5 and also started composing at a young age of 11. He attended Yamaha Junior Course for 3 years, and studied under his uncle, Mr Joseph Toh Kai Kim (NAFA) and received his Grade 8 ABRSM Piano Certificate at the age of 15.
He graduated from LASALLE College of the Arts in 2013, with a Diploma in Music, majoring in Music Composition under Malaysian maestro, Dr. Chong Kee Yong (2011 and 2013) and local composer Ms. Joyce Koh Bee Tuan (2012). As of now, he is mostly self-taught.
He has been teaching since the age of 18, and has taught at music schools. He also taught advanced theory (Grade 6 and above) in Changi Prison (under DOXA Music) and as of now, he is teaching privately. Performing wise, he organizes some small scale recital and also help to play in his church.