Classical guitar lessons

at the JWA Academy in St Leonards

We offer classical guitar lessons with Michelle Shih.

Students of all ages and standards are welcome. JWA academy offers innovative programs tailored to the needs of individual students as well as traditional examination-based instruction. Small-group lessons are available recommended for young beginners but a full range of private tuition is also available. Our team of experienced, qualified teachers is led by JWA Academy Principal Dr Saul Richardson.

Michelle Shih, M.Mus (hons), B.Mus.Ed – classical guitar teacher.

Our award-winning classical guitar teacher at JWA is Michelle Shih. Michelle holds a masters of musicology and a bachelor of music education majoring in classical guitar. She is also studying for a third degree, a bachelor of improvised music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Michelle has performed professionally as a solo and ensemble classical guitarist giving recitals in Taiwan, China, and Australia. Michelle won first place in the 2000 Taiwan National Classical Guitar Competition.

Michelle Shih gives classical guitar lessons as well as jazz, in the JWA studio in St Leonards and is available to teach beginners through to advanced, children and adults are welcome. She is also able to teach electric and jazz guitar. Michelle offers private lessons as well as small-group lessons for young beginners. Students at the JWA academy also have the opportunity to play in duos and small ensembles with other instruments.