Mac Chang has been teaching Suzuki Method since 1990. He obtained Suzuki Method (Violin) Advance Teaching Certificate in 1995 under the guidance of Mr Nakamura (Honorary) President International Suzuki Association. Since he has been active in the Suzuki violin program worldwide, participating in and bringing students to string conferences in different part of the world.
A protégé of late Pravel Prantl who was the music director of Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra and concertmaster of Singapore Symphony orchestra. Mac Chang performed music from different genres, from classical to jazz for the last 25 years both locally and overseas. As a conductor he led Raffles Girls String Orchestra to a Gold Medal in the National Youth Competition.
Mac Chang founded Mac’s Music School in 2005. Together with a team of dedicated and passionate teachers and administrative staff, the school was awarded Singapore Trusted Brand.
Elaine was musically trained from Lasalle College of the Arts and has always been active in music teaching, performing and learning since young. She plays both the piano and the violin and has been teaching as well as leading bands since her school days. At Mac’s Music School, she teaches Piano, Theory, Ensemble as well as the Beginner group classes.
With 16 years of professional teaching experience, Elaine is passionate about educating music students as well as life-long learning. She has gone great lengths to discover and learn new ways of teaching music. She has been attending workshops and seminars locally as well as around the world. Some of these includes Hungary, Philippines, Malaysia etc. She is currently keeping up with the Kodaly training courses and has recently started with Cello lessons.
Elaine teaches the Piano, Theory and Young Beginners' Course in Mac's Music School.
HEAD OF DEPARTMENTS
Head of Flute
Singapore-based award winning jazz flutist, composer, educator and bandleader, Rit Xu has emerged as a leading light
Teacher Kum Joung
Violin and Viola Teacher
Teacher Kum Joung (KJ) was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, where he studied music at a young age. After high school, he continued his musical studies in the United States, attending the State University of New York at Fredonia, majoring in violin performance.
Teacher Pei Ling
Pei Ling is an experienced pianist and electone player, having had extensive exposure and training in music from her formative years. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Classical Music (Hons) from University College Sedaya International (UCSI) under professional guidance from the best music lecturers in Asia.
Born into a musical family, Teacher Joyce started lessons on the piano and the violin at the age 3 at the Yamaha Music School and was accepted into the NAFA School of Young Talents after achieving her Grade 8 in Violin. She holds an her LTCL in Performance from the Trinity College of London