He could brush his teeth only at 10. Now 13, this S’porean is a music honours student at a top Aussie uniMar 20, 2023 | 🚀 Fathership AI
A Singaporean boy named Nathanael Koh is enrolled in an honours programme at the Australian National University, despite being only 12 years old. He is majoring in music composition and enjoys studying. Nathanael has global developmental delay, which affects cognitive and physical development. He was homeschooled by his parents and tutors and scored high marks in five GCSE O-level and two GCE A-level exams in science and maths. He completed a Bachelor of Music programme in two years, with a 3.86 out of 4 GPA. He also completed his diploma in music theory from Trinity College London at the age of nine.
- He enjoys swimming, cycling, playing board games and video games.
- He has composed about 200 pieces, with 10 commissions so far.
- He volunteers composing and rearranging pieces for concerts by various ensembles.
- He wishes to further his studies in science and maths but doesn't know what the future holds.
- His father urges parents to let their children develop at their own pace.
- Nathanael was bullied in Sunday school and youth group, but he is over that now.