Nancy Ko

Nancy K.

San Jose, CA

About Nancy K.

Nancy teaches: Ages 5 to 20
Special needs
Teaching since: October 2009
Last sign in: Today

Overview

Hello there I'm Ms. Nancy! I have earned two masters degrees in Music Performance and in Music Education and I have been teaching violin/viola private lessons, chamber coaching and music classes in classroom settings. I enjoy teaching music and to bring joy and excitement along with challenge into my lessons, I love seeing students grow in this safe and trust environment we create together and to accomplish new knowledge and musical skills, and I believe all students will be successful in life through learning music; gain self-esteem, learn problem solving, and to always be hardworking, strike for the best!

Photos and Videos

Student preparing for the US Open Competition, 2017

Experience

Music Teacher
Dec 2016 - Present
Melody Academy of Music

Music Teacher
Aug 2015 - Aug 2016
Education Through Music Los Angeles

Internship Music Teacher
Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
Magnolia Ave. Elementary School

Internship Music Teaching Artist
Sep 2014 - Jun 2015
Youth Orchestra Los Angeles

Music Teacher
Mar 2012 - Jun 2014
Art-ist Music Center

Education

Masters in Music Arts Teaching
Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
Longy School of Music
Masters in Music Performance
Sep 2012 - Jun 2014
Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University
Bachelors in Music Performance
Sep 2008 - Jun 2012
Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University

Languages Spoken

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Mandarin
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Music Teaching Credential
Jun 2016
Longy School of Music

Awards

3rd Place, Taiwan National Viola Solo Competition
Feb 2005
Taiwan National Viola Committee

2 Reviews on Nancy K.

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Chloe Lai Sep 8, 2015
· Viola · In studio
Nancy is one of the best teachers i've ever had. Her lessons are engaging and productive. She communicates music in a way that is meaningful, constructive, and easily understood which for me are the most important and desirable elements learning music from scratch. With her majors in both performance and eduction, she is able to provide a hands-on teaching style integrated with the theory basis. Nancy is definitely the ideal teacher if you are looking for someone professional and fun to grow your music journey.
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Natasha Sep 8, 2015
· Viola ·
Nancy is very patient with kids. I found my daughter getting more interested in playing the viola. She is a very experienced and responsible teacher!
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