Director Meng Tuena

Meng Tuena is a passionate classical pianist/organist and music teacher. She has studied from a number of eminent pianists throughout her music education spanning twenty-four years. She started to learn the piano at the tender age of four and studied with Professor Sheng Xihui and Associate Professor Zhang Yujing from Shenyang Conservatory of Music in China. Here she deepened her love of Classical Music.

Meng moved to Australia at the age of sixteen to continue her musical journey and completed AMEB grade eight with Larrisa Oberfeld. In 2013 she completed her Bachelor of Music at the University of Melbourne under Professor Ronald-Farren Price. After her graduation in 2014, she continued to study the organ with Anthony Halliday and completed Grade Five at the prestigious Trinity College, London.

Performance Experiences

Meng has worked as a professional Church Organist at St Carthage and St Bede Catholic churches. Her experience at The National Theater as a ballet pianist has refined her musical knowledge and love of the piano. She currently works as an accompanist for AMEB exams and also a church organist at St Paul Bentleigh.

Teaching Experiences

By learning from a variety of piano experts, Meng has been inspired to teach others. She has taught piano privately and at selected music studios from the age of nineteen. She has also taught piano at primary schools for two years and as such is familiar with the Australian music curriculum. Meng enjoys teaching piano to all ages both professionally and for leisure. Her students have achieved well in the AMEB practical and theory exam sections, which is a testament to her dedication as a teacher.

Future Development

Meng continues to enhance her piano and organ skills through intensive lessons from the respected Professor Ronald Farren-Price and Mr Anthony Halliday.