Dr. Claire Chiu

Dr. Claire C.

Santa Clara, CA

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Dr. Claire delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5 to 35

Teaching since:

--Please message me before singing up.
--Teaching in Mandarin in available.

Born in Taiwan, pianist Claire Ting-Tzu Chiu has performed frequently as professional collaborative pianist in the United States and Taiwan. In 2014, Ms. Chiu performed Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto at Maryville College in Tennessee as a winner of the Maryville Orchestra Concerto Competition. Claire completed her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Collaborative Piano at the University of Texas at Austin under the tutelage of Anne Epperson and Colette Valentine after earning Master of Music degree from University of Tennessee-Knoxville with Dr. Kevin Class, Professional Performance Certificate from Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Soochow University in Taipei. From 2018 she joined the faculty at Stratford School. She is also a member of CMTANC.

In addition to performing, Dr. Chiu is a frequent participant in music festivals, competitions and masterclass. In the summers of 2010 and 2013, Claire attended the Chautauqua Music Festival in southwestern New York, in 2014 she worked as a collaborative pianist at Oberlin in Italy, a competitive annual summer training program for singers, pianists, and instrumentalists held in Arezzo, Italy, and in 2016 Ms. Chiu attended the Brevard Music Festival in North Carolina. Dr. Chiu is currently in demand as a collaborative pianist in the bay area for accomplished musicians and festivals.

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Piano teacher
Jun 2018 - Present
Music Land

Piano teacher
Aug 2010 - Present
Private instructor

Collaborative pianist
Aug 2015 - May 2018
University of Texas Austin


Doctor of Musical Arts
Aug 2015 - May 2018
University of Texas Austin
Master of Music
Aug 2013 - May 2015
University of Tennessee


Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


May 2015
University of Texas Austin
Aug 2013
University of Tennessee
Aug 2010
Lynn University
Jun 2010
Chautauqua Institute

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Tom Jul 20, 2018
Classical Piano · In home

Claire is very professional and patient. It was great to have her as my son's teacher.

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