Reiko Bailey

Reiko B.

Jupiter, FL
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About

Reiko delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 3+

Teaching since:
1997

Born and raised in Japan, Ms. Reiko started learning piano when she was 3 years old. She is a graduate of Musashino Academia Musicae in Tokyo, where she received a B.M. In Classical Piano Performance. She worked as a piano accompanist for the Fuji Choir and as a forte piano player at the Min-On Music Museum in Tokyo.

Ms. Reiko taught at the Yamaha Music School in Chiba, Japan, for 9 years and is a certified Yamaha Education System music teacher. She periodically attends Yamaha education conferences for teachers where she continues to learn new ideas and techniques on teaching piano to beginners and how to make learning music fun.

In 2007, Ms. Reiko moved to New York and studied jazz under Garry Dial, Ray Gallon, Mike Holober, and Helen Sung. She graduated from the City College of New York in 2011 with a B.F.A. In Jazz Piano Performance and earned an M.M. In Music Education from William Paterson University of New Jersey in 2016.

In New York City, Ms. Reiko has performed at Apollo Theatre, Prospect Park Bandshell, Perk's, and many other venues. She also works as a piano accompanist for choir concerts at Midtown West School (P.S.212) and the Churchill School and Center and more. In addition to her private students, Ms. Reiko teaches at Florentine Yamaha Music School. She loves teaching music to children and enjoys learning together with them.

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Experience

Piano Teacher & Area Manager
Jul 2013 - Jun 2016
Piano School of NYC

Taught 2-60 years old students both private and group classes at public schools in New York City.

Education

Master of Music in Music Education (Piano Pedagogy)
Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
William Paterson University
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jazz
Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
City College of New York
Bachelor of Music in Classical Piano Performance
Apr 1994 - Mar 1998
Musashino Academia Musicae

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Japanese
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Yamaha System Music Teacher's Certificate
Aug 2013
Yamaha Music Company

Awards

Dean's List
May 2008
City College of New York

Photos & Videos

Home Lesson in NYC

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Piano Recital 2016

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Lecture Recital 2016
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