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Music Teacher

About Me

Mr. Supasit was awarded a BA in Music from the University of Illinois in the US, before remaining in the US to complete his MEd. He has experience teaching Pre-School, Primary and Secondary aged children at schools including Wells International School Bangkok and Kids Academy Bangkok.

Mr. Supasit teaches all age groups across the school and focuses on vocal skills and the use of percussion instruments with our younger students, while Primary aged students are provided with their own tuned instruments. Mr. Supasit also leads music extra curricular activities and the school choir, as well as organising our regular concerts and performances.

In 2013, I decided to deepen my knowledge about education and childhood by doing a Master´s Degree in Childhood that enabled me to enjoy working for the last 7 years as a French Kindergarten and Language Teacher in Bangkok.

"I am a music teacher and multi-instrumentalist (piano, classical/electric guitar, electric bass, drum set and flute) who has been teaching music both in school and privately for 18 years. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Srinakharinwirot University in Bangkok, Thailand before pursuing further music education in Chicago, USA where I graduated with a degree in Music Performance from the University of Illinois in Chicago (UIC). I was also awarded a Masters of Education (M.Ed.) with a focus on International Teaching from Framingham State University, USA.

In addition to my knowledge and experience in music teaching I have benefitted from many opportunities to perform at major music festivals and concerts in Illinois, including the Chicago Jazz Festival and Elmhurst College Jazz Festival where I received the 'Outstanding Recognition Award' during the 48th Elmhurst College Jazz Festival.

As a music educator, I strive to provide high-quality music education for my students as I believe that participation in music has the potential to enhance the quality of life. From my standpoint, music is not just a school subject, but rather an essential part of the curriculum. Students should have the opportunity to develop all of their potential skills and talents and so I ensure that all children have the opportunity to sing, play musical instruments, compose and listen to appropriate music in school. My music lessons are holistic, child-focused and inclusive. The focus is on active participation in music and so students are given opportunities to continually develop their music skills and knowledge. They are encouraged to reach their potential by using their music skills, imagination, creativity and expression!"

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