Professor Vanessa O'Connor MMTA

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WAMTA Accredited Teaching Member
Victoria Park, Western Australia 6100, Australia
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Professor Vanessa O’Connor is a qualified and experienced piano teacher, offering lessons from her studio in Victoria Park, Perth WA. Vanessa is an Accredited Teaching Member of the West Australian Music Teachers’ Association.

Vanessa O’Connor is a concert pianist and piano teacher with 20 years experience. She performs regularly in Europe as a soloist and collaborative artist, and was a professor in an Italian conservatory for 4 years (she speaks Italian fluently), up until her move to Perth in 2022.

Vanessa can accompany instrumentalists and singers, and has some experience in the world of Suzuki.

She can take students from the age of 4 and upwards and is comfortable teaching AMusA and LMus levels.

Vanessa can assist students with preparation for competitions, exams (ATAR & AMEB), concerts, scholarship auditions, and conservatorium auditions and exams.


  • Bachelor of Music (performance), Melba conservatorium, Victoria
  • Master of Piano (classical performance), Modena Conservatory, Italy
  • Diploma of Collaborative Piano/Maestro Collaboratore, Mirella Freni School of Belcanto, Modena, Italy
  • Master of Primary School Teaching, University of Tasmania
  • Suzuki Teacher Training level 1.