After obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Performing Arts (Music) in year 2009 from the University of Malaya, she has came to Singapore and continued to teach at several music school including Cristofori Music School, STACCATO! music school and some government primary schools for music programme. Her affiliation includes Singapore Music Teacher Association and International Suzuki Association.
Fiona Teo Sinyee currently running home studio in Bukit Batok, West Singapore. Currently she is in the midst of launching her e-learning series – 101 PIANO LESSONS, where students get to reach her easily. She has been coaching students to excel from music beginner to Grade 8 in ABRSM piano practical, music theory, aural and musicianship. In fact, one of her signature course is coaching students to get distinction in Grade 5 theory examination within a year's frame, and her teaching method has been proven with solid results.
Her students ranging from age of 4 months to 65, including those studied young beginner group keyboard class, music appreciation lesson, music for graded exam, piano for leisure, piano for marriage proposal which will involve customisation of the piece. There were other instrumentalists (eg: guitarist, flutist, violinist) who study music theory, aural and musicianship with her and obtain good result too.
For those who need to have Grade 5 theory certificate within a year, she offers Intensive piano theory course for all the instrumentalists. Intensive Aural and musicianship course (2 months) also offer for all the instrumentalist too.
Fiona Teo Sinyee’s music education and teaching experiences has led her to develop a highly unique approach for music learning where classical music is used in conjunction with the music education philosophies of renowned music educators such as Suzuki, Orff, Dalcroze and Kodály. Through innovative lessons which include singing and playing with accompaniment, children develop musical ear and understand piano techniques and musical concepts that will serve as a valuable foundation for more advanced musical development.
Her principal mentors including Dr Lee Pei-Ming, Assistant Professor at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music , National University of Singapore. Sin Yee is also an ex-member of the international award-winning Vocal Consort choir, under the direction of accomplished local conductor, Nelson Kwei. She received her professional development course under Ms Josephine Koh, the Singapore first and only Boserndorfer piano artist too.
Hear what her students say
“Dear Ms Teo, I have been with you for the past 2 years, I have learn many new song with you. I love your lesson.” – YuWen Teo (9-year-old, Grade 2)
“Ms Teo, you have been a fun and patient teacher. My kids enjoyed your lessons very much. Appreciated what you have done for them for the past 4 years. Wish you success in your future endeavour. Thank you.” – Parents of Charles Bryan Lim and Amelia Carrie Lim.