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  Our Teachers    

Yoon Sen Lee
All teachers are specially trained by Yoon Sen Lee with his methods and philosophy of teaching developed and used for nearly 40 years of his music career. Such training provided guarantee success in every student’s learning.


Principal :

Mr. Yoon Sen 



Our teachers:

Yoon Sen Lee, Stephanie Huang, Lisa Yang, Ivy Chan, Nancy Yao, Shuan Hern Lee, Sophie Lin, Mike Li, Diana Goh, Tina Algeri, Jasmine Farghaly and Joshua Noronha.

Ivy Chan
Stephanie Huang
Lisa Yang
Shuan Hern Lee
Ivy Chan
Nancy Yao
Sophie Lin
  Diana Goh 
Mike Li
Tina Algeri
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Lydia Dutton
Jasmine Farghaly

Lisa  Yang 

Lisa was born in Perth, Western Australia. She first started learning grade two piano with Yoon Sen Lee Music School in 2012 under Yoon Sen Lee. By 2013, she achieved grade 8 with Honours. In the following year, Lisa went on to obtain her Associate diploma with the Trinity College of London (ATCL) and Associate diploma with the Australian Music Examinations Board (AMusA). In 2015 she obtained her grade 5 Music Theory certificate with Honours.

Aside from winning local competitions, in 2014 Lisa was also the third place winner of the American Protégé International Piano and Strings competition and was invited to perform at Carnegie hall in New York.

In 2015, Lisa started teaching for Yoon Sen Lee Music School. Her students comprise of all musical backgrounds and ages. She aims to inspire all her students during her teachings and encourages each and every one of them to achieve their full potential. 

Currently, Lisa is studying Medical Sciences at the University of Western Australia and will be pursuing Medicine as her postgraduate degree. Lisa still wishes to be involved in music and piano teaching and will be continuing to do so alongside her studies. 

Shuan Hern Lee

Born in West Australia, Shuan Hern Lee started piano lessons at 2 and a half with his dad, Yoon Sen Lee. At the age of 14, Shuan Hern has been accepted as a tertiary music student at the University of Western Australia. Shuan Hern is also a student of International Piano Academy Incontri Col Maestro of Imola, Italy and is currently studying with Yoon Sen Lee and Ingrid Fliter.

Shuan Hern has won many top and Laureate prizes at piano competitions including Chopin In- ternational Piano Competition in Hartford Connecticut, USA; Astana Piano Passion, Kazakhstan; Sberbank Debut International Piano Competition, Ukraine; Young Pianist of the North International Piano Competition in UK; San Marino International Piano Competition; International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians in Novosibirsk, Russia; International Piano Competition for Young Musicians in Enschede, The Netherlands; International Junior E-Piano Competition in Min- nesota, USA; Schumann International Piano Competition in Dusseldorf, Germany; Global Youth Pianists Competition in Shenzhen, China; Krainev International Piano Competition in Moscow, 44th International Piano Competition, Palma D’oro in Finale Ligure, Italy and Rome International Piano Competition (Chopin Prize) in Italy.

Shuan Hern has performed with Kazakhstan Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Symphonic Or- chestra of Ukraine, the State Symphony Orchestra “Novaya Rossiya” of Moscow, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Symphony Orchestra, Armenia State Philharmonic Orchestra, Armenia State Chamber Orchestra, Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, Imola Chamber Orchestra, Fremantle Symphony Orchestra, Perth Symphony Orchestra and the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra of Perth.

Shuan Hern obtained the diploma of the Associate of the Trinity College of London at the age of 9 and Diploma of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music and Licentiate of Music of Australia with Distinction in Piano Performance at the age of 10. At 14, he obtained the Fellowship of Music of Australia diploma which is the highest honor and also the youngest candidate ever to achieve this diploma in piano performance of the Australian Music Examinations Board.

Shuan Hern enjoys teaching at Yoon Sen Lee Music School and throughout the past years, his students have won various local and international piano competitions and have excelled at exams too. 
















Stephanie Huang

Stephanie Huang was born in Taiwan and came to Australia at the age of 6. She started learning piano after she arrived in Australia and learned under two different teachers before changing over to Yoon Sen Lee at the age of 10. She has entered and won in various piano competitions locally whilst learning under the tutelage of Yoon sen. She finished her grade 8 then went onto finishing her Amus diploma at the age of 16. 

Stephanie also learned violin as her second instrument. She started violin in year 3 when she was offered the instrument in churchlands primary. She then changed teachers to Hooi Tong Lee in year 6 and applied and received a music scholarship to Churchlands High School. She was in the school orchestra and choir and went on the England music tour in year 12. 


Stephanie has always loved kids and has always wanted to be a teacher. At the same time, she really loved her music and wanted to continue with her music studies as her career. She then applied and was offered her first preference to study Music Education at the University of Western Australia. She went to finish her degree and received her bachelor of music education in 2007. 


After receiving her bachelor degree, Stephanie spent her first 3 years teaching at school as a music specialist for years 1-10. After a year of teaching, in 2009, she came under Yoon Sen Lee Music school and started teaching piano part-time. She loved teaching piano more than schools, so gave up teaching in schools and decided to teach piano full time under Yoon Sen Lee Music School and has been ever since.


Stephanie has taught students as young as 4 and a half, and her own daughter at the age of 3. She teaches beginner grade through to grade 8 and diploma level. Her students have achieved excellent results in exams, competitions, and received music scholarships to different private schools. She is very passionate about music and her teaching and always does her best to help her students learn and achieve as much as they can throughout their musical journey. 」


Ivy Chan

Ivy Chan was a student of Yoon Sen Lee for many years.  She enjoys piano performance and especially passionate about piano teaching.  Ivy specialises with students of younger age group and her students have won many music scholarships into private schools and top prizes at local and international piano competitions. Ivy has been teaching the piano for nearly 10 years and her students have obtained top results at the AMEB piano exams, ranging from lower grades up till grade 8.


Mike Li

Mike started learning piano at age 4 and was the youngest winner of the famous Xing Hai Piano Cup in Guangzhou China.


Under the tutelage of Mr Yoon Sen Lee since 2013, Mike has made tremendous progress on his music journey and has been a continuous winner of many local music competition events, including Fremantle Eisteddfod, South Suburban Music Society Eisteddfod, North of Perth Music Festival, West Australian Music Teachers’ Association (WAMTA) and the West Australian Pianists Competition (WAPC)


In 2015, Mike obtained his ATCL Diploma with Distinction in Music Performance from Trinity College London, and has also been teaching at Yoon Sen Lee Music School. 

Mike Li teaching in our Melbourne branch. Please contact him at 0418 380 688‬


Sophie Lin

Sophie Lin was born in Perth, Western Australia. She began piano lessons at the age of 5, transferring to Yoon Sen Lee Music School at the age of 6 where she won her first competition just months later, at the Joondalup Eisteddfod. Under Yoon Sen Lee’s tutelage, Sophie was provided with outstanding musical education with all aspects including aural, theory and composition. Sophie completed her Grade 8 AMEB exam at the age of 11 and went on to complete her Associate Diploma from the Trinity College of London (ATCL) a year later at the age of 12. At the same time, she won silver in the American Association of the Development of the Gifted and Talented international competition (AADGT) and was invited to perform in Carnegie Hall in New York. She is a music and academic scholarship holder at St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls, and played trombone, percussion and guitar in the school ensembles and orchestras. She went on to achieve her Licentiate Diploma (LTCL) in 2015. She has won prizes at many competitions including the South Suburban Eisteddfod, Western Australian Piano Competition, Fremantle Eisteddfod, Kwinana Eisteddfod, Joondalup Eisteddfod and also Cockburn Eisteddfod. In 2017, she graduated from St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls and is aspiring to study medicine at the University of Western Australia. She chose to study music as an ATAR subject in Year 12, and has topped the class every year since year 7 in music. She has also been awarded an Winthrop Scholarship at UWA, and commences her studies next year. 

Nancy Yao

Nancy Yao began piano at the age of 5 and came under the tutelage of Yoon Sen Lee in 2008. She has won various local competitions as well as had the opportunity to perform in Carnegie Hall after winning the AADGT Passion of Music International Competition. Nancy completed her Licentiate of the Trinity College of London at the age of 15. Apart from performing, Nancy also enjoys playing volleyball, cooking, travelling and teaching piano which she has been doing since 2015 and has a passion for animals, especially dogs.
She is currently doing a double major in Medical Sciences and Music


Diana Goh

Diana is an educator and has been teaching for 7 years. She is passionate about the role of music in early childhood and strategies in optimizing a child’s learning outcome. She has double master’s degrees in education  and administration and  is the mother of 2 boys

Tina Algeri

Tina Algeri was born in Perth, Western Australia and is 15 years of age. She is currently under the tutelage of Mr Yoon Sen Lee. Tina started her musical journey at the age of 5, under the umbrella of Mrs Ivy Chan and Stephanie Huang through Yoon Sen Lee Music School in Perth, Western Australia. After many years of practice, Tina has progressed her skills and taken piano as a serious commitment in her life and desires to take music as her future career. 


Tina has entered various local and international competitions and has won many of them including the Fremantle Eisteddfod, South Suburban Music Society, Western Australia Pianist Competition, North of Perth Music Festival and Performing Arts Festival. Some of her first prizes include the Open Championship section from North of Perth music festival, the Under 17 Concerto section, the Under 15 classical section and the Under 15 romantic section from the South Suburban Music Society, the Under 15 Romantic and Recital section in Fremantle Eisteddfod, the Under 15 recital section in the Western Australian Pianist Competition and many more. 


In 2016, Tina won first prize in the Golden Key International Music Festival as well as second prize in the American Protégé and performed at Carnegie Hall, New York. During that year, Tina also obtained a music scholarship from St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School.  

In 2017, Tina also performed in front of the Governor General in Canberra, Australia. In 2018, Tina entered the 6th Global International Piano Competition held in Shenzhen, China. Tina was invited to compete in Shenzhen in which she won first prize in her age category and was also one of the top 8 honoured pianists who were awarded with a contract giving them the opportunity to perform concerto works with many orchestras or as a soloist building up to the future.In 2019, Tina won the first prize in the Concours international de piano “Ville de Gagny” competition in Gagny, France.  While she was in France, she also completed her Diploma of International Conservatory of Music of Paris in which she received high distinction.

She also performed with the Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra at Qintai Hall, in Wuhan, China in 2019.


Tina participates in many choirs, bands and orchestras within her school and has also achieved Honours A in both her Grade 7 AMEB, and grade 8 AMEB music exam. Tina was awarded a pass with a distinction for her Associate Diploma exam in 2019. She also performs in many concerts in local churches as well as concerts within her school community. 


Tina has been awarded a scholarship program to have early matriculation for undergraduate part time music studies at the University of Western Australia. Tina Algeri enjoys performing piano amongst large crowds and has always admired the music created by the piano. She wishes to enhance her skills in piano to succeed her musical journey and become a successful concert pianist in the near future.


Joshua Noronha 

Joshua found his love for the piano at the age of 7 and was awarded his Licentiate L.mus.A and LTCL (distinction) diploma at the age 15 as a student of Yoon Sen Lee. He was awarded the Emily Reinhardt scholarship and gained his Bachelor’s degree under the guidance of Professor Oleg Stepanov at the Queensland Conservatorium.


Making his Concerto debut at the age of 12, he performed Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no.1 with the Gnessin State Orchestra. His orchestral experience includes performances with the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra performing Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Mozart’s Double Piano Concerto K.365, and Queensland Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra performing Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3.


Internationally, Joshua’s major accomplishments include Best Performance of an Australian Work in the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition 2021, Second Prize in the Lev Vlassenko International Internet Piano Competition Russia 2020, First Prize in the Global International Piano Competition Shenzhen, China 2018 and overall best pianist award winning a contract to perform with the Wu Han Orchestra, First Prize in the XIIth International Rotary Children’s Music Competition in Moscow Russia 2014 where made his concerto debut, Second Prize in the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competitions in 2012, and was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall. 


As a soloist, Joshua has performed in prestigious venues such as the Shenzhen Concert Hall, China, the Gnessin State Music College, Russia, Queensland Conservatorium Theatre and Elisabeth and Verbrugghen Hall, where he performed as one of the showcase artists at the 2023 Sydney International Piano Competition. He has also participated in masterclasses with renowned musicians including Behzod Abduraimov, Natasha Vlassenko, Piers Lane, Andreas Weber and Thomas Hecht.


Having been a teacher for nearly 10 years, Joshua loves encouraging and guiding his students to learn and love music, bringing the best out of them. As a result, his students have been top prize winners across the country and have achieved top marks in exams. Alongside his professional music-related activities, Joshua frequently performs in fundraising concerts for charities and other organisations. His aim is to bring the joys and wonders of classical music throughout the world.

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Lawrence Ng ( 8 years old ) performed Chopin - Scherzo Op.31

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