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Gary Eng

Richmond BC | V6X 2M2

About me

Gary Eng is an accomplished concert pianist. As first prize winner of the 4th International Pacific Piano Competition, the 1999 National Debut Young Artists Concert Series Competition, and a winner of The Canadian Music Competition, he has performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician in Canada, the USA, and abroad. Mr. Eng's recorded live performances have been featured in A-B-A-C-A Youth Records Ltd. and CBC Radio Two's Westcoast Performances. Locally, he has graced the stages of The Gateway Theatre, Orpheum Theatre, and The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Experience
Mr. Eng began piano lessons at the age of six. He studied with piano teacher Celia Hui prior to enrolling at The Vancouver Academy of Music, where he pursued advanced piano studies with Professor Lee Kum-Sing. While studying there, he obtained the distinguished Performer's Certificate with top honors. He also achieved his Associate Diploma (A.R.C.T.) from The Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto with distinction. Mr. Eng continued on with his post secondary piano studies under the tutelage of Professor Lee Kum-Sing at The University of British Columbia, where he received his Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.) degree in piano performance. Aside from his music endeavours in Canada, Mr. Eng had also been selected annually to participate at various national and international music festivals and was invited to perform as a guest artist in their concert series. These included The Calgary Music Bridge Festival, The Casalmaggiore International Festival in Italy, The Holland International Music Sessions, Chopin Chez George Sand in France, and The International Mastercourse for Pianists in Wroclaw, Poland. Through these experiences, he has had the opportunity to study with renowned pianists such as Marc Durand, André Laplante, Marc-André Hamelin, Jean Micault, John Perry, and John O'Conor.

Specialties

Gary promotes a supportive learning environment and instills in his students the value of discipline, artistic expression, creativity, and musical exploration. His students achieve high honors in the Royal Conservatory of Music Examinations and receive awards and scholarships through music festivals and competitions. Annual student recitals and other performing opportunities take place every year.

Lesson details

Gary Eng offers private piano lessons across all ages including beginner, intermediate, and advanced level students. He operates two professional piano studios in Vancouver and Richmond, BC.

With over seventeen years of teaching experience, Gary believes that establishing a sound technical foundation, accommodating the unique needs and learning style of each student, and enabling students to develop an appreciation and understanding of classical music will enrich them with life-long skills to build on for the rest of their lives.

Please visit his website at www.garyeng.com for more information.

Education and Accreditation

Bachelor of Music Degree (piano performance), The University of British Columbia
Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Music (ARCT) Diploma, The Royal Conservatory of Music
Performer's Certificate, The Vancouver Academy of Music

Testimonials

Experience

more than 10 years

Rates

$40 - $49

Availability

Please visit Gary Eng's Piano Studios website at www.garyeng.com

Teaching location

Teachers Studio

Genre

Classical

Methods

Alfred Method
Bastien Method
Faber and Faber
Kelly Kirby
Music for Young Children®
Royal Conservatory of Music

Instruments and Subjects

piano
theory – rudiments

Levels taught

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Type of students

Children
Young Adults
Adults
Seniors

Languages

Cantonese
English

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