Ballet Pianist

A pioneering student on their ground-breaking Pianist for Dance course, Wai Sum was trained by Scottish Ballet and graduated with distinction. She has worked for major companies and schools such as Birmingham Royal Ballet, Elmhurst School for Dance, Kings International Ballet Academy, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Mark Morris Dance Group, and choreographers such as Ashley Page, David Bintley, Ian Spink, Patrick Hinson, Samira Saidi and Olivia Pickford.

Her skills at improvisation and innovative choices of music make Wai Sum much in demand to accompany free ballet classes. and she enjoys a flourishing freelance career based in the Midlands

Wai Sum also plays for contemporary dance classes using the djembe and piano, and is an experienced RAD pianist who regularly accompanies exams and classes.

Current and past employers include: