(Dean, ABAC School of Music)
Dr. Navaya Shinasharkey began her piano studies at the age of 5 with her mother and later with Sister Rene de Jesus, Professor Dr.Weerachat Premananda, and Wei Zhou. She received LTCL Diploma in Piano Performance from the Trinity College of Music, London as the youngest candidate in Southeast Asia who obtained this level at age 15 in 1995. She received her Bachelor Degree in Piano Performance under supervisor of Professor Tongsuang Israngkun from the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University with first-class honors. In 2003, she completed her Master of Music in Piano Performance under supervisor of Dr. Robert Palmer from Ball State University, USA. In 2013, she completed her Ph.D Fine and Applied Arts (in Music) at Chulalongkorn University.