South Australia

  Music & Art Academy

Unfold Your Dream

Lishan Xiao 

is a piano soloist, professional piano accompanist, registered music and language teacher and the Director of the SA Music & Art Academy.


Lishan has a Master's Degree in Music Performance and Pedagogy (University of Adelaide), a Bachelor Degree in Music Education and a Certificate in Mandarin. 


Lishan is a highly skilled and overtly student-focused educational leader possessing a strong commitment to the development of students, staff, and providing a stimulating, safe, and motivating learning environment. She is a dynamic visionary leader and solid team player in collaborating with the school community, increasing student academics, and maintaining excellence in education.

Jake

is a Guitar, Piano and Ukulele teacher.


Jake is a resourceful and goal-driven professional music teacher with a solid commitment to the society and academic growth and development of every student.


Jake has a Bachelor of Music Studies (Sonic Arts/Music Technology) at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, after previous studies in Music Technology, Musicianship and Solo Performance. 

Christopher Lacopetta

Drum, Piano and Guitar teacher


Christopher has had the privilege of playing a wide array of musical genres that has seen him tour interstate and overseas, playing small jazz clubs to thousands of people at major festivals.  


Christopher is highly-motivated and energetic music teacher who is passionate about making music fun, accessible and meaningful.


Masters of Teaching (UniSA), Bachelor of Music (University of Adelaide). Certificate IV in Commercial Music

Kiki

Piano teacher


Kiki uses effective and efficient methods of teaching whilst focusing on the individual needs of each student.


She encourages students learning by incorporating creative learning centers, various approaches and fun hands-on activities.


Bachelor of Music, Master of Music Performance and Pedagogy (University of Adelaide).

Zoe

Violin Teacher


Zoe is a patient violin teacher. She has extensive teaching experience in music for different age group students. She integrates professional music knowledge and performance methods into highly infomative and energizing lessons. 

Bachelor of Music Education & Pedagogy ( The University of Adelaide)


Vivien

Visual Art, Chinese Language teacher


Vivien is an expert at identifying the appropriate resources required for a subject matter and then ensuring that they are used efficiently, effectively and safely.


Vivien introduces new concepts, establishes a connection between the classroom and everyday life, fosters an exciting atmosphere, and teaches fundamental skills.


Bachelor of Art (Visual Art).