Piano & Strings Specialist
Born in Taiwan and based in Sydney, Sherry Hsiao is the founder and director of Sherry Music Academy and has a great deal of expertise and international experiences to offer to her SAM students.
Sherry holds Bachelor of Music with Honors at the Soochow University in Taiwan, and Master of Music with Honors & Graduate Assistant scholarship at the Morehead State University in the USA, and pursuit her Doctoral of Musical Arts studied with Teaching Assistant Scholarship at the University of Kentucky in the USA.
With 25 years of teaching experiences in Piano & Violin Performance, Sherry also has had a long and varied expertise as a violinist, She has performed for many international chamber ensembles and symphony orchestras as concert master, pianist, and conductor.
The Lucca Symphony Orchestra in Italy 2003，
the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra in USA 2002,
the Huntington Symphony Orchestra in USA 2001,
the Taipei Civic Symphony Orchestra 1996 – 1999,
the Taipei County Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan 1995, the Kaohsiung Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan 1994,
the Tainan Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan 1992-1995
the Phoenix Artist Philharmonic Orchestra,
the Voces Caelestium Symphony Orchestra,
the Ku-Ring-Gai Philharmonic Orchestra,
the Strathfield Symphony Orchestra,
the Sydney Musical Symphony Orchestra，
the fantastic school orchestras - Symphonia Jubilate, and the Nan-Tien Temple Youth String Orchestra.
Sherry also regularly performs for charity concert for several organisations every year.
Sherry is a dynamic and passionate music educator, enjoy to coordinating, conducting and teaching string ensembles and group lessons in a number of schools, as well as private tuition to over 1000 students across the USA, Taiwan, and Sydney, early childhood, primary, secondary, tertiary and adults.
Sherry’s music achievements including:
The Outstanding Graduate Student Music Honor Awards
in the USA 2001 - 2002,
The Indo-American Society Awards in the USA 2003,
The Music Scholarship Prize of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra touring to Italy 2004,
The Outstanding Leadership Education in Taiwan 2008,
The Outstanding Musical Education Accredited from the Ministry of Education in Taiwan 2009,
The Appreciation Awards by Georges River Council NSW 2017,
The Humanistic Buddhism Speaker Awards by Buddha’s Light International Association 2017.
Sydney Best Music Teacher Awards by Australian Enterprise Award 2021.
With her varied worldwide music insight and the beauty of musical art appreciation, Sherry hopes to inspire the next generation and continuous enjoys music teaching and sharing her love of music with young musicians and communities in Sydney.
*If you would like to perform with confidence, or take HSC /AMEB/ ABRSM exams, or prepare for any eisteddfods and music competitions with an experienced accredited teacher, then give us a call today