Therese Ng's Resume

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2020 - present

Master of Teaching (Secondary) at Australian Catholic University

2017 - 2019

Master of Music (Performance Teaching) at The University of Melbourne

2016 - 2017

Bachelor of Music (1st Class Honours) at The University of Melbourne

2013 - 2015

Bachelor of Music at The University of Melbourne

2012

Certificate III in Music, Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority

2011 - 2012

Victorian Certificate of Education, Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School

RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS

2018 | 1st Prize in ENKOR International Music Competition

2017 | 1st Prize in Australian Marimba Competition

2016 | 2nd Prize in Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Concerto Competition, Semi-finalist in Percussive Arts Society (PAS) Italy Marimba Competition

2015 | 3rd Prize in Australian Marimba Competition;

Semi-finalist and honourable mention in Virtuosity Concerto Competition for Melbourne Youth Music

2014 | 3rd Prize in Australian Marimba Competition Semi-finalist in 3MBS ‘The Talent’

2012 | 1st Prize for Optimum Percussion Senior High Marimba Competition;

1st Prize for Optimum Percussion Chamber Ensemble competition;

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS RECEIVED

AEH Nickson Travelling Scholarship 2019

Ivy May Pendelbury Scholarships 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017

Ronald William Caporn Prize 2014, 2016

Grace Durling Encouragement Award 2014

Barbara Bishop Hewitt Scholarship 2016

SELECTED RECENT PERFORMANCES

2020

Mar | Performed Passion Marimba and Piano duo recital with pianist Chris Wong in Melba Hall, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

2019

Jan | Performed Take Me Home debut solo recital concert in Sheung Wan Civic Center, Hong Kong

Jun | Solo performance for the launch event of the Ian Potter Center at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

Sep | Presented Marimba Masterclass at Wu-Ling Senior High School, Taiwan

2018

May | Performed marimba solo recital at Sagamiko, Japan for Inc. Percussion by Kuniko Kato Arts Project

Mar | Performed Song and Dance duo recital with Perth percussionist Adam Tan at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

Nov | Performed solo and duo marimba music with Adam Tan at Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), Indianapolis

 

2017

Nov | Performed Marimbadreams duo recital with Adam Tan at the University of Western Australia

Nov | Presented solo debut in Hong Kong, at Percussive Arts Society Hong Kong (PASHK) Days of Percussion concert, performed solo and duo recital with Adam Tan Performed world premiere of Errol Street by Australian composer Steve Falk in honours recital.

Jun | Performed first public concert in Melbourne, featuring solo marimba music and also performed with her string quartet. World premiere of Mysterious Tide by Australian composer Wayne Kington.

April

2016

Mar |  Performed for Melbourne Conservatorium of Music's Orientation Concert with her percussion quartet.

Oct | Participated in the Melbourne Festival and performed Australian composer Jonathan Mill’s Ethereal Eye.

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

2019 - present | General Manager for Marimbafest Perth Australia

2018 - present | Percussion and Drums Teacher at Music Works Magic

2015 - 2019 | Percussion and Drums Teacher at Australian Percussion Academy

2019 | Placement Teacher at Scotch College

2019 | Relief Percussion Teacher at Sophia Mundi Steiner School

2018 - 2019| Relief Percussion Teacher at Mac.Robertson Girl’s High School

2018 - 2019| Relief Percussion Teacher at Kilvington Grammar School

2018| Relief Percussion Teacher at McKinnon Secondary College

2018| Percussion and Drums Teacher at Wheelers Hill Secondary College

2018| Placement Teacher at Methodist Ladies’ College

2018| General Manager for Australian Marimba Competition

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2018 & 2016 | Event Assistant and translator for the Australia Marimba Competition

2017 | Presented marimba masterclass for students at the University of Western Australia

2013 | Exhibition Assistant for the Hong Kong Visual Art Centre

2013 | Game Therapy Assistant in an elderly day care centre in Hong Kong

Photos by Raymond Ng