Benz

1) What motivates you to work with international students?
As a teacher in an international community, I also learn a lot by being exposed to different cultures. Each family has different ways of regarding music education, which broadens my perspective and makes me more able to interact with my students and their families.
2) What are two specific highlights of your training or education that you are most proud of — and that are most applicable to your teaching role at ISB?
I graduated with a master’s in music, majoring in piano performance from the University of British Columbia in Canada. Along my musical journey, I had opportunities to work with various acclaimed pianists and pedagogues from whom I learned many teaching methods. That helps me to find the best approaches for each student.
3) Where have you lived most of your life? If not in Thailand, what brought you here?
I was born and raised in Thailand but lived in Vancouver, Canada, for four years. I have moved back to Thailand permanently.
4) Have you worked with students before in preparation for their taking music exams?
Yes I have. I love setting goals for my students, and taking exams is one of them. Besides exams, I regularly prepare my students for recitals, music festivals, and competitions.