Music is a wonderful creative outlet, and I hope to benefit my students by teaching them how to play piano pieces that they are interested in. I’m a patient, meticulous, and dedicated teacher, and I’m so excited about helping aspiring pianists to cultivate a deep appreciation for music. I truly believe that students of all ages can master the piano!
I’m a classically trained musician, and I’ve been passionate about playing the piano for the past 17 years. Music brings me so much joy, and I’m extremely enthusiastic about sharing my knowledge with students to enable them to reach their potential, and unlock the artistry within them. Music is an essential part of my life because, as Plato once said, it “gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination…”
I received my Bachelor of Arts from Scripps College in L.A., where I studied piano under the direction of Dr. Hao Huang. My favorite composer is Frédéric Chopin. In high school, I won the Chopin award in Joanna Hodge’s Piano Studio, and in college I performed at a recital, alongside professors, to commemorate Chopin’s 200th birthday. I’ve had a lot of opportunities to perform, including playing at Nordstrom for several years, so I know just how to help my students prepare for performances.
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With me, learning is exciting! I strive to make every lesson inspiring, educational, and fun. I can teach you to read music, improve your technical accuracy, show you techniques to help you memorize pieces, and guide your artistic interpretation. Playing the piano can be so rewarding, and my focus, as a teacher, is to make sure my students enjoy music to the fullest. While my background is in classical music, I’m thrilled to teach piano music of all styles. I tailor my lesson plans to my students’ needs and goals; I’m happy to assist you with your growth as a musician, whether you aspire to become a concert pianist, or simply have piano as a fun hobby. I will work alongside you to help you succeed, and together, we can take a journey to explore your talent! :)
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