Sabina was awarded First Prize at the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition and Laurence Godfrey Smith/Rex Hobcraft Award, Second Prize at the International Music Competition ‘Salzburg’ Grand Prize Virtuoso and an Honorable Mention at the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition. In 2015, she completed the Master of Music in Piano Performance Degree at the Royal College of Music under the tutelage of Andrew Zolinsky. She is also a recipient of the Theme and Variations Award and 2nd prizewinner of The Lawrence Godfrey Smith/Rex Hobcraft Award. Sabina graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance Degree with honors, on a full scholarship from the National University of Singapore. Sabina has given several solo and chamber recitals within Singapore. She has performed in masterclasses conducted by Norma Fisher, Peter Donohoe, Cyprien Katsaris, Joseph Banowetz, Santiago Rodriguez, John Perry and Sara Buechner. Since 2013, Sabina was selected to take part in the London Masterclasses with a full scholarship provided by the Tait Memorial Trust. She has also been featured in the Artist Concert Series at the John F. Kennedy Center during the Washington International Piano Festival.
As a music educator, she is an ambitious, organised and motivating music teacher, experienced in private piano tuition and classroom teaching. During her undergraduate studies, she was a music history tutor assisting sophomore students with their weekly lectures, tutorials and assignments regarding Baroque and early Classical music. Sabina also taught tertiary students, who were studying piano as a secondary instrument and organised music workshops for infants. Her students attained excellent results in examinations, competitions and admittance into music conservatoires. She aims to create a fun, motivating and nurturing experience whether the student is taking up music as a hobby or pursuing a music career. Sabina is known to be an approachable teacher who possesses excellent communication skills and professional work ethic. She works well with students, colleagues, parents and school boards. As a pianist, Sabina is a proficient performer and possesses strong interpersonal skills as a collaborative pianist. As a teacher, I aim to instil these values in my students.