Tessa Ho

Tessa H.

Philadelphia, PA

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Tessa delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
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Ages 5+

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Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Tessa holds a Bachelor of Music (Hons.) from the University of Melbourne, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, and a Masters of Arts in Violin Performance (Dist.) and DipRAM from the Royal Academy of Music. She has previously studied with Leonid Zeyde, Mark Mogilevski and Maureen Smith.

Tessa has been the recipient of many awards and scholarships, most notably being named the Victorian 3MBS FM Young Performer of the Year, the Australian National MBS FM Young Performer of the Year, both in 2010, and the winner of 29th National Youth Concerto Competition in 2004. She was also the ABRSM International Postgraduate Scholar at the Royal Academy of Music. Tessa was awarded the Roth Prize for Best Performance by a Violin Finalist from the Royal Academy of Music, and has received multiple University of Melbourne Graduate Scholarships; includingthe Ormond Scholarship, the Joyce McKenna Scholarship and the Sir William McKie Travelling Scholarship. Tessa has played under the baton of world-renowned conductors, including Trevor Pinnock, Marin Alsop, Jac Van Steen, Christian Thielemann, Pierre Laurent-Aimard, Elgar Howarth, Sir Mark Elder and the late Sir Colin Davis. As a chamber musician, she has performed extensively with quartets across Europe, the United Kingdom and The United States.

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Violin Teacher
Apr 2016 - Dec 2017
Melbourne Girls Grammar School

Violin Teacher
Mar 2016 - Dec 2017
Malvern Primary School

Violin Teacher
Jan 2007 - Dec 2017
Tessa's Music School


Masters of Arts in Performance (Distinction), DipRAM
Aug 2011 - Jul 2013
The Royal Academy of Music, London, UK
Bachelor of Music (Honors)
Jan 2007 - Nov 2010
The University of Melbourne, The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music


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