(B.Mus, A.R.C.T, ABRSM certified, ECE assistant) is a private piano teacher in Richmond, B.C.
Education and Experience
Eric Ng began his music education at the age of 7 with Peggy Yip of Peggy Yip Piano Studio. At 16, Eric earned his Diploma of Associate of The Royal Conservatory of Music (A.R.C.T of RCM) in piano performance.
In 2009, Eric furthered his education by earning his grade 8 Piano diploma from the ABRSM curriculum. Soon after, Eric began working as a teaching assistant under the guidance of Peggy herself. His role included teaching technique and ear training skills from the Royal Conservatory curriculum to supplement their piano lessons. Around this time, Eric dabbled in songwriting, and playing the ukulele. Along with his music peers, he performed at local gigs, festivals and charity events.
After high school, Eric pursued higher music education at the University of Victoria, in the city which became where he called home for 6 years. In 2015, He completed his Bachelors of Music degree under the tutelage of May Ling Kwok. During this time, he found his love for collaborative piano while working with woodwind, string, brass and voice peers. Other musical ventures during this time include work with Spirit Rising Community Choir, where Eric served as a technician, coordinator, singer, occasional director and accompanist. His original choral composition “Been Here Before”, was premiered by Spirit Rising Community choir at their year end concert in 2015. While he continued to give piano lessons and do accompanying work during the course of his degree, his dedication to his program earned him a note of Distinction in his degree, signalling that he finished in the top 10 percent of the graduating class.
EN Music Studio
After graduation, Eric officially opened EN Music Studio in Victoria, with a vision to foster creativity through piano lessons. With a focus on children ages 5-10, Eric hosted bi-annual recitals, prepared students for RCM exams, and helped students develop their original compositions. Furthermore, Eric accompanied Little Hands Childcare, Doncaster Elementary School, and Blue Octopus Violin Studio in multiple concerts.
A true believer in music, Eric’s enthusiasm, patience and musicality has been noted by several clients. In the span of his career, he has worked with students from the age of 2 – 65. With piano lessons, Eric believes he can help cultivate a happiness that only artistic freedom can bring.
With a new found passion for working with preschool aged children, Eric obtained his ECEA license. EN Music Studio is reborn in Richmond, B.C to help young children develop their creativity. Raised in Richmond, Eric looks forward to serving the community he grew up in the next step of his teaching career.