Senior Teacher - Piano
MMus (Guildhall), BSocSc in Psychology (University of Macau), LRSM
Diamantina Kok has been playing the piano since she was 6 years old. In 2015, she started studying under Hong Kong pianist – Dr. Timothy Ka-Ho Kwok, and in the same year she was awarded the Licentiate of the Royal School of Music (LRSM) with distinction and the highest mark in Macau. Diamantina has a wide educational background, having graduated from University of Macau with a Bachelor of Social Science in Psychology. Her passion in music led her to pursue her music studies in London at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under the tutelage of Philip Jenkins and Laura Roberts, where she graduated with Master of Music in Piano Performance with a scholarship from the school. She has also been taught by renowned pianists such as Bruce Brubaker, Shi Jun Wang, Yu Jung Park, Hsieh Cheng Feng.
Diamantina has performed in Macau, China, Hong Kong and London. She also had solo performances in one of the most famous concert halls in London – Milton Court, Barbican. Aside from solo performances, she also has performing experience in accompaniment, chamber music and orchestral music.
Diamantina has been teaching since 2011 and has worked closely with students of all levels. She has also taught privately in London during her time abroad and she can teach in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. Highlights of her teaching career include an outstanding graded exam result from one of her students, who received the highest mark in Macau in 2017. Aside from practical piano, she also teaches students to prepare for theory and aural exams. Her teaching method is systematic, providing students with demonstration as well as scientific approach to deal with difficulties. Her psychology background also brings her insights in her teaching principles.
As a dedicated and experienced teacher returning back to Macau, Diamantina has developed her own Youtube channel to share more content about music. Her aspiration is to develop students’ passion in music and life, and grow together with students. Practising piano is the process, but through learning music, it gives us a lifelong lesson in life.