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    Sarah Chiam Bte Abdullah

    Piano / Keyboard Instructor, Specialized in Pop & Jazz Music

    A Contemporary Music Trainer and Performer.

    Category Of Levels In Teaching: Intermediate to Advance Level

    Graduated Grade 8 (ABRSM) at the age of 17

    Year 2000 - Sarah Chiam was a Kindergarten teacher, discovered and given the opportunity to be a "Play By Ear" teacher. Having thought only very young kids, it was not surprising that she was self conscious and lacked self confidence as most of her Play By Ear students were adults and most were older than her! However, she has made up for weaknesses by showing great self determination and strong commitment on learning how to teach with the best techniques and made it her own - never once from the objectives of giving her students the best that "Play By Ear" could offer.

    At every opportunity she made herself available to the company for promotion events, live band shows and indoor concerts, knowing that everything she did was for the good of the company as a whole but also for herself, specifically. In the 2002, her contribution to the reemergence of the Malacca market is beyond words. She has done her own personal promotion, distributing flyers and brochures to her own and getting almost all her students to perform at events to promote the effectiveness of the 'Play By Ear" system. On the same year, Sarah Chiam was honered the Play By Ear Teacher's Award of Excellent.

    In the year 2007 to 2010, Sarah had another achievement, she managed to build up her students and encourage them to take the Pop Piano Exam, London College Of Music. The students went through the examination and was certified with Distinction and Merits!!! It was a great success for the students.

    Experiences and Events - Conducting music workshops and trainings, Live band performances for wedding dinner and Cafe, Judge Competition for Vocal and Music Performance at College Yayasan Saad Melaka, Sekolah Menengah St Francis Melaka, Sekolah Menengah Yoke Bin Melaka and etc.

    Year 2003 - Pioneer of Play By Ear piano teacher in Melaka at Artwork Music Centre.

    Year 2006 - Head Instructor for Pop, Jazz & Rock Piano / Keyboard at MMRM (Melaka Music Revival Movement)

    Year 2008 - Graduated and Certified with the Degree, Rank and Academics status of Bachelor Of Music in Music Performance and Contemporary Music by the Trinity College.

    Year 2009 - 2012 - Contemporary Music Instructor at Westcoast Music Centre Melaka and Professional Contemporary Trainer in Melaka and Kuala Lumpur.

    Year 2011 - 2012 - Lecturer of Contemporary Music at University Putra Malaysia (co-operation with Music Producer and Director of Prima Events, Dato Wah Idris & Rotary Club of Bukit Bintang).

    Year 2012 - Director, Principal, Pop, Jazz & Rock Piano / Keyboard Instructor at ACMA Creation