Lily Su (Principal)
BMus Performance (Piano), XingHai Conservatory, 1987
In 1987, Lily graduated with a Bachelor of Music (Piano) at XingHai Conservatorium of Music. During her 4 years of study, she regularly performed with string, vocal students and teachers as a piano accompanist. After completing her degree, she became a piano lecturer and accompanist at Guangzhou Music and Dancing Academy School as well as being employed as a piano improvisation lecturer by the Department of Education in Guangzhou.
She has learnt piano from well renowned professors around the world such as; the Head of the Piano Association of GuangDong, Quguo Li at XingHai Conservatory; studied piano with Renate Schorler in Berlin, Germany in 1992; and also studied piano pedagogy under Dr. Paul Rickard-ford and Elizabeth Green at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Currently, she is also a piano tutor for the Department of Music at UNSW.
As a Teacher...
Lily has more than 30 years of professional piano teaching experience:
Her students from beginners to 8th grade are consistently rewarded A and A+.
Has over 40 students who have passed AmusA and LmusA with a numerous students receiving Distinctions.
3 of her students were chosen to perform at the Opera House at multiple Encores chosen from 6000 students each year.
Her students have won a multitude of 1st and 2nd prizes at numerous piano competitions in Australia
Over 12 students including her two sons, Monty and Verdy, have won over $200,000 worth of scholarships to prestigious schools.