Louisa Foong Piano/Keyboard Lessons

Louisa Foong Piano/Keyboard Lessons

5.0 (8)
6 years in business

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Louisa Foong, a Malaysian pianist, music producer, band leader, arranger, conductor and music engineer. Starting off as a classical pianist since 4, and now a Summa Cum Laude graduate from Berklee College of Music, holding a degree in Contemporary Writing & Production, her passion and versatility in music writing includes writing for live arrangements, big bands, and orchestras. With songwriting influences too, her first Gospel original, "God is Love" was showcased at the Berklee Women Musicians Network 20th Anniversary Concert.

Her achievements include performing at the opening act for Richard Clayderman's tour in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and singing with the Berklee Gospel Choir with Grammy Award Winner, Chris Tomlin, at his "Love Ran Red" tour in Lowell in 2015. A keyboardist and arranger for her band, "Starlight Astronauts" - featured act for the 13th JZ Festival, Shanghai in 2017, she embarks on another life-changing experience of musical influences through cultural exchange.


Producing and directing her very first music video, "Revival", managing her first concert, themed "Revival" pushed her through her limits. Awarded with Creativity in Commercial Arranging award and Academic Merit Award, she was among the selected arrangers for Berklee's 2016 Commencement Concert. She was also acknowledged as arranger and opening conductor for Wang Lee Hom's Open Fire Concert at Boston Symphony Hall. Among the highlights in 2017 includes being a guest judge for Chinese reality television singing competition, "Sing! China" in the Boston area. Later, Louisa was featured in Berklee's Great American Songbook: Tribute to Laurel
Canyon as arranger & conductor and Ivy League's Spring Festival Gala, taking role as music director for the closing act, featuring artist Junshu Zheng. She was also credited as the music producer for the Beyoncé's Original All-Female Band : A 10 Year Anniversary Concert Trailer this spring. Louisa is also the leader for the band "Quantum X", and was in act as a keyboardist for New England's known R&B, Soul band, MO-BOUNCE, Singaporean artist, Amni Musfirah, American artist, Tyesha Chaunté, and Taiwanese artist, YM Chen. Her aspiration to be at the forefront of women musicians continues as she embarks on her musical journey.

EDUCATION:

*B.Mus. Contemporary Writing & Production

*Summa Cum Laude : CGPA 3.927

*Berklee Achievement Scholarship recipient

*Dean's Award Scholarship

*Creativity in Commercial Arranging Award

QUALIFICATIONS:

- International Tutor Training Program Certification (CRLA) - Associate Diploma in Piano Performance, Trinity College London, London, UK
- ABRSM Performance/Theory Grade 8 (with Distinction)

I enjoy meeting new people and exchanging new musical insights, exchanging the knowledge or experiences even non music-related work. I also enjoy being in the process in helping and seeing one's vision becoming reality.

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Los Angeles, CA 90036
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8 Reviews

5.0

  • Carmila Simmons

    I sent my daughter to Louisa and my daughter is really enjoying her lessons. She has made some progress and is always looking forward to piano lessons. Louisa has been a patient and fun teacher overall and she has taught my daughter well so far.

  • Alex Jones

    Louisa has so much enthusiasm as a teacher and make classes really creative and fun!!

  • Johnny

    She is not only an amazing pianist but also an amazing educator! She makes learning easy and fun! Very practical style of learning, and makes you generally want to practice more and being better at my craft.

  • Anika

    Man, you gotta take it with her. Louisa’s so cool. And I love playing piano because of her. Ive seen improvements in my playing. Im a little more confident now.


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EDUCATION:

*B.Mus. Contemporary Writing & Production

*Summa Cum Laude : CGPA 3.927

*Berklee Achievement Scholarship recipient

*Dean's Award Scholarship

*Creativity in Commercial Arranging Award

QUALIFICATIONS:

- International Tutor Training Program Certification (CRLA) - Associate Diploma in Piano Performance, Trinity College London, London, UK
- ABRSM Performance/Theory Grade 8 (with Distinction)