Fan Zhang

Fan Z.

Columbus, OH

About Fan Z.

Background check: Last verified 09/20/2016
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Fan teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: August 2006
Last sign in: Yesterday

Overview

Welcome to Fan Zhang Piano!
I am located in Columbus Ohio, teaching at Capital University as Adjunct Piano Faculty, as well as teaching private students of all ages and levels.
I hold a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from the University of Michigan, Master of Music in Piano Performance from Indiana University, and Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Capital University.
As a member of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), I had extensive study of Piano Pedagogy and over 10 years of professional teaching experiences at both universities and private studios.
I work with students at a variety of ages, abilities and levels in private lessons, group classes, student recitals and local music programs and competitions. Past students have achieved high scores in various music programs, such as SAT Michigan, Music Development Program, etc..
Please feel free to contact me!

Photos and Videos

Student Recital on 01/02/2016 in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Experience

Adjunct Piano Faculty

Aug 2016 - Present
Capital University

Keyboard Pedagogy Class (A practical course for undergraduate piano major students. It emphasizes a positive approach to working with beginning, intermediate and adult learners)

Applied Piano (Weekly lessons, working with undergraduate students, both piano majors and non-piano majors)

Private Teacher

Aug 2006 - Present
Fan Zhang Piano

Work with students at a variety of ages, abilities and levels in private lessons, group classes, student recitals and local music programs and competitions.

Past students have achieved high scores in various music programs, such as SAT Michigan, Music Development Program, etc..

Graduate Student Instructor

Aug 2012 - Dec 2015
University of Michigan

Class Piano (Classroom setting, piano group class to undergraduate non-piano major students)

Weekly Lessons (One-to-one lessons to undergraduate non-piano major students)

Assistant Instructor

Aug 2010 - May 2012
Indiana University

Class Piano (Classroom setting, piano group class to undergraduate non-piano major or non-music major students)

Weekly Lessons (One-to-one lessons to undergraduate non-piano major students)

Education

Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance

Aug 2012 - May 2016
University of Michigan

Master of Music in Piano Performance

Aug 2010 - May 2012
Indiana University

Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance

Jan 2006 - Dec 2009
Capital University

Languages Spoken

Chinese

Fluent / Native Proficiency

English

Professional Proficiency

Awards

Best of 2016

Aug 2016
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Best of 2015

Aug 2015
Thumbtach

Graduate Fellowship

Aug 2012
University of Michigan

Graduate Instructorship

Aug 2010
Indiana University

Capital University Concerto Competition Winner

Feb 2009
Capital University

The Presser Foundation Scholarship Award

Oct 2008
Capital University

Akron Tuesday Musical Association Piano Competition 2nd Prize

Mar 2008
Akron Tuesday Musical Association

MTNA Collegiate Piano Competition Ohio State Alternate

Oct 2007
Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)

The Karen Jeanne Foster Keyboard Performance Award

Mar 2007
Capital University

OMTA Young Artist Piano Competition First Prise

Mar 2007
OMTA/Graves

Women in Music Columbus Scholarship, 3rd Prize

Mar 2007
Women in Music Columbus

The Nancy B. And Nicholas J. Perrini Award

Mar 2007
Capital University

The Global Ambassador Award

Jan 2006
Capital University

Affiliations

Music Teachers National Association

Aug 2014
MTNA

The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.

Pi Kappa Lambda

Apr 2008
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An American honor society for undergraduate students, graduate students, and professors of music. There are currently 205 active chapters and approximately 64,500 individual members.

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3 Reviews on Fan Z.

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Xin K. Oct 16, 2016
Piano · Online
Verified Student
Good
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Kinno Sep 28, 2016
Classical Piano · In studio
How lucky i was to study with Dr.Zhang. It is rare to come across someone so talented and great teacher. I learned so fast, thanks to Dr. Fan for being the best teacher i have ever had.
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Gregory Sep 20, 2016
Piano · In studio
Fan has been teaching my 9 year old daughter for 3 years now. I'm very happy with her progress and how much she loves taking lessons from Fan. I'm grateful to have found the perfect teacher.
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