About Us

About Ping’s Music

Ping’s Music School insists on educating students with high discipline for guzheng and an upmost foundation training system.  With the most professional training and education of the school’s focus – guzheng and piano, we are able to create beautiful art with the unique aesthetics of music, and maximise the potential and interest of students’ in the arts.

Focusing on children, adolescents and adults with different characteristics, our professional teaching methods are tailored teaching plans to suit the individual and effectively develop guzheng knowledge and skills.  No matter what level, whether it’s for VCE music performance or as an interest, we ensure that students will learn to play with joy and pleasure whilst grasping the essence of music.

Teacher having fun teaching young girl to play the piano
western instrument students walking up to a stage

Our Qualifications

Ping’s Music School is Victoria’s most authoritative guzheng VCE music training institution, with extensive experience with preparing students for VCE music examinations. For the different characteristics of students, we formulate an effective learning plan and ensure that all the students taking VCE music performance can receive a grade above A.

In 2014, Ping’s Music School started acting as an examination agent of the China Nationalities Orchestra Society in Melbourne.  With music examinations held annually and certificates issued by the China Nationalities Orchestra Society in both English and Chinese, these certifications are recognised both nationally and abroad, giving an advantage to those applying for private schools and universities.

The music school has a strong team of highly skilled teachers, with teachers from various music conservatories both nationally and abroad, who possess rich teaching experiences and plentiful teaching achievements.  Formulated systematic uniform curriculums and course standards are created to teach the most advances and technical artistic concepts; focusing on achieving a comprehensive upgrade on the teaching objectives and teaching management system.

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Our Teachers

The names we are proud of
Carrie Zhang

Senior A

Carrie Zhang

Carrie has been playing Guzheng since she was 6 years old under Yue Qiu, a young famous musician in China. From 2004, she started to study under Yun Qv, who is a prominent professor in Xi An Conservatory of Music. Carrie has also been taught by Lin Ling, who was one of the eminent Guzheng players, as well as a professor in China Conservatory of music. She is currently completing a Master degree of Education at Monash University.

Runyao Kou

Senior A Teacher

Runyao Kou

I come from Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. Started to play Erhu since 2002. Was taught by famous musician Li Yang and Chen Yinghua. Currently commencing Mater of Education in Monash University. I achieved level 10 certification for Erhu in 2008. Participated in a number of national art performances with school Chinese orchestra and won the first prize in few. Achieved Gold Award in National Youth Art Competition. Won the third place in Hong Kong and International Jiangnan Sizhu Group Invitational Tournament 2010.

Chen Kang

Junior Teacher

Chen Kang

Junior Erhu Teacher

Xue Chen

Senior A Teacher

Xue Chen

Xue Chen, born in March of 1981, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. Graducated from Zhejiang Art School and Shanghai Conservatory Of Music on traditional zither. Been taught by Mrs Gu Xiaoyan (National First Class zither performer), Professor Yuan Li and Professor Sun Wenyan (Both professors of Shanghai Conservatory Of Music). Worked for Zhejiang Opera Theater, Zhejiang Culture Museum and Zhejiang Provincial Culture Department.

Mingus Gu Yang

Junior Teacher

Mingus Gu Yang

I am super enthusiastic about teaching and passing my knowledge onto eager and aspiring violinists and I hope to be a great and patient teacher! Started Violin at the age of 7. Studied under Christine Johnson and Ivana Tomaskova. Completed grade 8 AMEB with A+ in 2011 as well as Amusa (2014) and Lmusa (2016). Played with the Melbourne String Ensemble 2011-2014 under the tutelage of Fintan Murphy. Toured Croatia and Slovenia with MSE in 2013, performing in concerts including for the Croatian ambassador. Debuted in 2014 with MSE with the Bach E Major Concerto in the BMW edge. Joined Scotch College Symphony Orchestra in 2015.

Songhui

Junior Teacher

Songhui

Junior Piano Teacher - NEED TEACHER INFORMATION & PHOTO

Yufei Wu

Senior Teacher

Yufei Wu

Experienced teaching experience, any age and degree. American Academy of Music double master's degree (piano performance, piano impromptu accompaniment. ducation background :

08/2016—05/2017 Master of Music in Collaborative Piano Moores School of Music, University of Houston, TX, U.S.
09/2015—06/2016 Graduate Certificate in Piano Performance

Lamont School of Music, University of Denver, CO, U.S.

09/2013—06/2015 Master of Music in Piano Performance Lamont School of Music, University of Denver, CO, U.S.
09/2009—07/2013 Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance of Music, Xinghai Conservatory Guangzhou, China

Yuanyuan Lin

Senior Teacher

Yuanyuan Lin

毕业于国内艺术学院,十岁师从内蒙古交响乐团团长,内蒙歌舞剧院副院长,中国长笛协会副会长张东升老师。十四岁考入内蒙古艺术学院附中,期间与中国著名音乐教育家,原中央音乐学院副院长朱同德老师学习。十九岁专业成绩优秀保送大学,大学期间与中央民族大学音乐学院长笛主课与室内乐课教授,中国音乐家协会副会长吴日根老师学习。

毕业后毅然投身于长笛教学中,在教学中能完美的为学生示范显其一大优势。经常参加各种演奏实践,重奏和管弦乐队演奏。来到澳洲后继续长笛教学,帮助学生考级,提高音乐素养,课上注重讲解音乐的细节和音乐性的表达,针对每个学生来制定专门的方法训练和技巧,并不断启发学生对音乐的想象力和理解力。其学生在维洲长笛重奏比赛中获第三名。

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