Ms. Ina-Marian Øygard
Vocal, piano, music theory, music therapy, choir, ABRSM coordinator
Venues: BISS Gausel, Stavanger (Vaulen)
Languages: Norwegian (native), English
Manager of Aurora Vocalis and classical trained Fine Art educationalist and pedagogue.
Ms. Øygard has been teaching various music subjects since 2011 and conducted and accompanied different choirs for more than 20 years. She is also the local ABRSM Coordinator and Host for Stavanger. She started her musical career at an early age with choir, singing and piano. From the age of 14 she has worked as an accompanist and conductor for a number of different choirs in all age groups. She has also studied a one-year-program for Worship Leaders. From August 2019 she is part time employed music teacher at BISS - British International Schools of Stavanger, alongside her commitments to private lessons at Aurora Vocalis.
Mrs. Manqing Jiang
Piano, music theory
Venues: BISS Gausel, Stavanger Sentrum
Languages: Mandarin (native), English
Ms. Jiang started playing the piano at the age of four. She has a masters degree in classical piano performance and have been teaching piano for many years.
The focus in her classes are posture, technique, musical receptivity and music theory, adjusted to each students abilities and needs. She is patient, joyful, enthusiastic and encouraging in her teaching. Ms Jiang builds on her students strengths, which is a very strong motivator for progress. She loves to discover the students true potential and let them enjoy their musical journey. With diligent and thorough practice as well, the results can be phenomenal.
"I believe that with the right teaching methods the students will be motivated and confident in learning to play the piano."
Mrs. Jill Waldejer
Piano, music theory, ABRSM, Trinity
Venues: BISS Gausel, Stavanger (Våland)
Languages: English (native), Norwegian
Mrs Waldejer is an experienced piano pedagogue and accompanist with over 30 years of experience.
Her individual approach to teaching builds upon each students starting point, abilities and aspirations. Lessons also include a variety of rhythm, theory, aural and piano based games that enhances the learning experience as well as making it fun.