Nathan Teo is a versatile musician with backgrounds in classical piano, conducting and singing
His performance experiences encompasses, piano repertoire, choral repertoire, chamber music, film music and contemporary music.
Nathan began his music education as a young pianist and chorister, and performed as a liturgical pianist and chorister. He is a Bachelor of Music student of Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at The University of Melbourne in Piano Performance and musicology.
He has performed classical piano and contemporary repertoires at the Conservatorium and public events in Melbourne as a soloist and accompanist.
He has also been tutoring young and adults piano/keyboard beginners since 2015. Aside from his interest in piano, Nathan is also has experience as a singer with repertoires in oratorio, opera, choral and musicals.
He actively performs with the Melbourne Bach Choir and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus. Nathan is a recipient of the 2019 Melbourne Bach Choir Scholarship where he sings as a tenor.
His experience in singing has provided him with unique piano teaching insights for singing students. His goal in teaching is always to observe each student’s individual learning style and help them discover what inspires them, while ensuring a fruitful and enjoyable learning experience. He went into conducting as a means of approaching orchestral, oratorio, operatic repertoire and contemporary orchestral work which was not accessible to him as a piano soloist.
Nathan is also passionate about imparting the gift of music to younger generations. He founded and conducted the children instrumental ensemble at Camberwell Methodist Church (CMC) for young musicians (instrumentalist) and gave public performances with the CMC choir. He currently conducts the Citylight Church choir that provides choral singing opportunities for people of varying music abilities.
He has performed at various community centres, concert venues and events as a pianist conductor, choral accompanist and chorister across Melbourne and Malaysia. Nathan has recently completed his piano music studies at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne and plans to further his studies in piano and conducting.