Sophie L. Chalk
Piano, Suzuki Early Childhood Education Teacher
A pianist and pedagogue, Sophie L. Chalk was born in Taiwan and studied piano performance under Gabor Rosza and John Luxton at the ANU’s Canberra School of Music. Since graduation, Sophie has travelled the world to study under many influential pianists and teachers. Among these are leading concert pianist Ruth Slenczynska, world-renowned Suzuki teacher trainer at Holy Names University USA Caroline Fraser, and the founder of Suzuki Early Childhood Education Program Dorothy Jones.
Sophie specializes in Suzuki piano pedagogy and early childhood education and she truly believes that beautiful music comes from beautiful soul. Like Dr. Shinichi Suzuki once said: “beautiful tone, beautiful heart”. One of Sophie’s goals is to nurture the next generation through music, and provide children the foundation to grow into sensible, fine, and noble human-beings.