Director of Development, China & South East Asia
Ms Madeline Kam studied both piano performance and pedagogy in the United States. She furthered her studies and attained CT ABRSM, ARSM, DipABRSM (Piano Teaching) and LRSM (Performing and Teaching) in Hong Kong. Madeline is the first CT ABRSM holder candidate in Asia to obtain the professional qualification of FRSM (Music Education).
It proves her outstanding performance skills as well as her comprehensive musical knowledge through completing an academic essay related to diversities of Piano Teaching and Learning between Hong Kong and China by visiting across cities in China and interviewing numerous famous musicians and pedagogues.
Throughout the years, Madeline attended various concerts and she was invited to be the performing guests in seminars in Hong Kong and overseas. Besides piano performing, Madeline is passionate about piano teaching. She devotes herself into music education by running various music and piano teacher support courses and lectures as well as giving music tuition at HK high school.
She is now the music mentor for the HKDSE and the interpreter for the course of CT ABRSM and other ABRSM professional development events as well as ABRSM examinations. Apart from that, she also has been adjudicating different music and piano competitions.
To extending her musical knowledge through the role of being a music teacher, Madeline discovers and reinforces every student’s ability in terms of playing the piano and appreciating music. Madeline’s students range from beginner to diploma level including universities music students and current school music and individual piano teachers. She is dedicated to pursuing her teaching philosophy of cultivating and nurturing students’ ability and humanity so as to achieve a higher standard of music education.