Aureus Academy was founded in September 2013 by brothers Lawrence and Julius Holmefjord-Sarabi. Lawrence, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Aureus Group, is an international award-winning pianist who graduated from the prestigious Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (National University of Singapore).
Julius, who is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of the Aureus Group, was a tested entrepreneur before founding Aureus, with experience in apparel and IT start-ups in the United States of America. Both brothers were amongst the recipients of the Forbes 30 under 30 list.
Between 5 companies, 22 locations, and thousands of students in Singapore alone, the Aureus Group has defined itself as a market leader with constant innovations in technology, quality control, training, and employee development.
The Aureus Group was founded in 2013 with the mission of bringing passionate and dedicated teachers to our students, and raising the bar for music education in Singapore and the region. The addition of the Ossia brand, a company that is well established and passionate about music education, is what propels us forward into the next chapter of the Aureus Story. Today, the Aureus Group comprises of 500 staff and over 18, 000 students across 22 locations in Singapore.