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Siew Wan Ying

PIANO / VOCAL / HEAD OF WMS

Siew Wan Ying is a Bachelor in Classical Music (Hons) degree holder, obtained from the Institute of Music, UCSI University. Wan Ying started her music learning at 4 years old, and has been teaching since 2017. She is qualified with the diploma from Associate of Trinity College London with distinction, ABRSM Grade 8 Piano and Theory, Yamaha Piano and Fundamentals Grade 5, Rockschool Vocals Grade 5 and Trinity Cello Grade 4. Aside from teaching at the MK Sounds Heavenly, she also has had some regular performing at the KPJ Damansara Hospital and part-time teaching at an international school in Selangor, Malaysia. She is also active in collaborative piano, in which she accompanies musicians for their exams in university levels, as well as in ABRSM and Trinity exams. Furthermore, Wan Ying also performed as choir member in several international choir competitions such as Grand Prix Thailand 2017, Taipei International Choral Festival 2018, and has participated in performances with Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO), notably the Ola Bola and Carmina Burana production. Wan Ying teaches piano, vocals, early years music, piano ensemble and choir at the Heavenly Star Music Sdn Bhd.

Jeremy Yeo Jia Chai

PIANO

Jeremy Yeo graduated from the Institute of Music, UCSI University, specializing in piano solo and piano accompaniment. He has studied under renowned pianist, Dr. P’ng Tean Hwa, Mr. Ng Chong Lim and Dr. Park JiSook. He has performed in Carnegie Hall, Dewan Filharmonik, and KLpac as a soloist and collaborative piano.
At the age of 12, Jeremy Yeo came under the tutelage of Mr. Woon Chi Choong. By 13 years old, Jeremy achieved an astonishing result of 3 Distinctions in practical piano exams, all within the same year – ABRSM Grade 8 piano, ATCL Piano Recital and LTCL Piano Recital. He has since been awarded a Fellowship in Piano Recital (FTCL) from the Trinity Guildhall College of London, and Diploma of the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music (DipABRSM).

He had also received the Excellence Awards for both the ATCL and LTCL from the Trinity Guildhall College, London.
In 2007, Jeremy participated in the Asia International Summer Piano Festival and won gold prizes in the Piano Solo and Chamber Music categories in Korea.
At the age of 15, Jeremy participated in The Malaysian Youth Music Festival 2009.

He was awarded the Solo Piano Competition’s three top prizes:
1. The Gold Award,
2. Platinum Award for Diploma Level, and
3. Three Festival’s Solo Piano Special Achievement Award.

And in 2010, Jeremy was the winner of the Roland Piano Festival in the Open Classical Piano Category. In 2012, he was the 1st runner-up in the 13th Hong Kong (Asia Pacific) Piano Competition (Open Category) and 1st runner-up in the Young Artist Category of the 2014 UCSI International Piano Festival and Competition.
Apart from his solo endeavor, Jeremy has collaborated with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra in the “Carnival” 2014 concert series which they performed Saint-Saëns’ The Carnival of the Animals. Jeremy has also collaborated with Malaysian Century Chinese Orchestra in 2017, performing the Yellow River Piano Concerto in KLpac.

Syed Hussain

GUITAR / UKULELE

Name Syed Hussain. grade 8 trinity classical guitar. I’ve been teaching for 12 years. i teach Guitar bass drum and ukulele. I’ve perform at various venue such as Golden sands Penang, Saujana hotel, Kpj Damansara and a few other places.

Christine Liong

PIANO

My name is Christine Liong Tze Whai, I am a versatile and energetic piano and violin teacher with 6 years of ongoing teaching experience for piano and 2 years for violin teaching. I have many experience in teaching younger students (3-5 years old).

I studied and learned piano for 10 years, since I was 8 years old. I am holder of Piano Grade 8 in the Associate Board of Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM), Grade 6 Theory of Music in the Associate Board of Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) and Piano Diploma in Associate Diploma of the Lond College of Music (ALCM).

I first started my piano teaching career in year 2015 to 2018 at Little Atelier Music Academy, located at Solaris, Mont Kiara. I had maintained a list of diverse students in age (from 3 year olds up to 50+ year olds). I also played accompaniment for violin students for exams and performances. I was also a piano instructor at Four Season Music from 2017 to 2019, Selayang Jaya, in which I mainly trained students for ABRSM Practical and Theory Exams. I was also engaged in group lessons with young students. I joined Mellodate Music from year 2018 as a Piano Instructor. I first joined MK Sounds Heavenly Music Academy in year 2018 as Piano and Violin Instructor. While here, I’ve played accompaniments, duets with students for concerts and performances.

I also performed Piano Solo at KPJ Hospital lounge from 2018 to 2020 twice a week. I frequently entered students in concerts and performances, of which include: MK Sounds Heavenly’s Christmas, Halloween and Spring Concerts; Little Atelier Music Academy’s Annual Concerts and Four Season Music’s Annual Concerts. Performances by my students included Piano Solo, Piano Duet, Violin and Piano Duet. I’ve also entered students in ABRSM, Trinity and Rock School exams, up until Grade 8. I was also event manager for MK Sounds Heavenly’s Halloween and Spring Concert.

Ding Huei Yi

VIOLIN

Has numerous years teaching experience in kindergardens, and schools; is sought after as a violin teacher works well with young children and adults learner. She holds a Bachelor of performing arts in Music in University of Malaya majoring in Violin. She understands every student is different and always tailors her teaching methods according to student’s characters and needs and believe learning violin for kids and adults should be fun. She has participated in numerous music workshops and conferences to enrich herself with more teaching ideas.

Daniel Chim

CELLO / DOUBLE BASS

Daniel Chim +irst started the cello at the age of elven and had taken a liking to the instrument. He practised hard and participated in every small concerts and performance as possible. After listening to Steven Isserlis performed the Cello Concerto in C major with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO), Daniel became inspired and had decided to pursue a career in music.

Daniel worked hard, mastering the cello under various teachers and even by his own mother, who taught him Music Theory. When he was experienced enough, he joined the Petaling Jaya Youth Orchestra (PJYO) where he improved on his cello techniques and exposed himself to orchestral music. 

In 2010 after +inishing his A’ levels, Daniel travelled to the United Kingdom to begin his Bachelor of Arts at the Leeds College of Music. During those three years, not only was Daniel introduced to the double bass but he had also found a passion in teaching.

Then at the beginning of 2013, Daniel went to Australia to enrol into the University of Queensland for his Master of Music. There he focused on teaching pedagogy and research in music education. He also joined the university’s orchestra and a choir group.

In 2015, he returned to Malaysia where he committed himself as a cello and double bass teacher in Kuala Lumpur. Along with teaching, he also joined the Selangor Philharmonic Orchestra and sometimes joining the KLPAC.

Daniel has been teaching cello and double bass for six years in different music schools and privately. He +irst joined Sounds of Heaven in 2019 where he been teaching for two years. He had also been involved with the school’s Halloween Workshop in 2019 and his student had performed in two concerts. He is still with the school, conducting online lessons. 

Tan Xin

PIANO

Tan Xin is a professional pianist and a pedagogue. He received his Bachelor Degree (Hons) in Music, majoring in piano from Goldsmiths, University of London. Throughout his studies, he had performed as a chamber musician in venues such as Victoria Concert Hall, and Singapore Airlines Theatre etc. He is now based in Kuala Lumpur and has been active as a collaborative pianist in Malaysia.

WIth an extensive experience in music education, Tan Xin offer performance-based or exam-oriented lessons according to student’s needs. He believes in building solid music foundation, along with creative approach to different musical styles tailored to each students set. He also very much prefer to involve his students to perform in concerts regularly. Aside from music, Tan Xin appreciates beauty in all its form, including art, design, fashion and culture.

Alice Wong Pick Yee

PIANO / WMS

 Alice Wong was born in famous city, Ipoh. In Year 2005, she had completed her studies in Sunway College. 

Her music journey started when she was 7. With the encouragement of her parents, she joined the music class with her siblings, Ms Wong. Meanwhile, she passed through all the ABRSM exam. Step to the year 2018, she met the opportunity to continue her journey. After putting a lot of effort, she had successfully completed her Grade 8 trinity exam. 

She joined the MK sound of heaven studio as Ecm tutor for more than 3 years. At the same time, she engaged herself in various concert such as spring concert 2019, Damen Halloween Music Camp and etc. 

Ximin Phuan

VOCAL

Ximin Phuan was a student at Malaysian Institute of Arts (MIA) where she completed her Diploma in Music under the guidance of Soh Bee Teng (Gynger). Whilst studying with Gynger, she has completed her Grade 8 in singing under the Trinity College London in 2015. After completing her diploma at MIA, she furthered her studies at Middlesex University, London United Kingdom, where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Music during the summer of 2018. During her bachelors, she was under the tutelage of Mark Oldfield.

While studying at MIA, Ximin had been actively performing in Kuala Lumpur. She is one of the founding members of The Opera Bridesmaids, an all-female vocal ensemble. With The Opera Bridesmaids, they have organized two concerts; “The Opera Bridesmaids” and “Echoes of Grace”.

During her studies in London, Ximin was one of the members of the university’s Singer’s Ensemble under the direction of Mark Oldfield and she has also participated “Abingdon Summer School for Solo Singers” in Abingdon, United kingdom.

Besides participating in masterclasses and summer courses, Ximin has competed in singing competitions and was awarded a Silver Prize for the 4th Asia Arts Festival (Solo category) and also a finalist in the 42nd National Classical Singing Competition (Central Region).

She currently works as a freelance vocal instructor.

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