Shuhuan Peng

Shuhuan P.

New York, NY

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About

Shuhuan delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 3 to 80 and special needs

Teaching since:
2008

Hi! I'm Shuhuan, a well-trained classical pianist with MA in Music and Music Education from Columbia University and BA in Music Education from Central Conservatory of Music. You could learn in both Chinese and/or English. I'm experienced with utilizing Dalcroze and Orff methods to teach piano in which more improvisation and eurhythmics experiences you will get from my lesson!
Flexible & fun-loving.
Takes pride in helping students succeed.

Experience

Music Education Director
Apr 2015 - Present
International Chamber Orchestra of America

The International Chamber Orchestra of America (ICOA), a 501(c)(3) non­profit organization dedicated to building a sustainable community for extraordinary musicians who have come to New York City from around the world.

The program provides talented musicians professional orchestral training that aims to enhance the artists’ musicianship, while building extra-musical skills including but not limited to: effective collaboration, social awareness, and interpersonal communication.

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Asistant Conductor
Sep 2014 - May 2016
Every Voice Choir

Education

MA in Music and Music Education
Sep 2014 - May 2016
Columbia University
BA in Music Education, Minor in Piano performance
Sep 2008 - Jul 2013
Central Conservatory of Music

Languages

Chinese
Fluent / Native Proficiency
English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Dalcroze Eurhythmics Certificate Level 2
Jul 2016
Lucy Moses School, New York, NY

Dalcroze Eurhythmics is a unique and powerful way to cultivate musical awareness and understanding. It utilizes the physical response to music, redefining the coordination between ear, brain, and body to develop musicianship and musical imagination in a joyful and stimulating way. An "embodied" sense of rhythm, harmony, and melody leads to vital performance and teaching.

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Affiliations

Dalcroze Society of America
Aug 2016

Based on the artistic and pedagogical principles of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, the Dalcroze approach teaches an understanding of music's fundamental concepts, expressive meanings, and deep connections to other arts and activities. Performers, teachers, dancers, actors, children, and senior citizens can all benefit from this approach which incorporates rhythmic movement, aural training and improvisation.

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National Organization of Women
Sep 2014

As the grassroots arm of the women’s movement, the National Organization for Women is dedicated to its multi-issue and multi-strategy approach to women’s rights, and is the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States. NOW has hundreds of chapters and hundreds of thousands of members and activists in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Since our founding in 1966, NOW’s purpose is to take action through intersectional grassroots activism to promote feminist ideals, lead societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political, and economic life.

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Photos & Videos

Me as pianist and vocalist in my band

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Me as assistant teacher performing at Carnegie hall with every voice choir

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Performing in Carnegie hall as assistant teacher of every voice choir in 2015

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One of the creative ways I could take you explore improvisation and composition while learning piano

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Teaching in Music Explorers, a program for 3-8 years old kids exploring piano, launched by Columbia University.

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Shuhuan

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Graduation 2016

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Composed and Conducted by Shuhuan Peng
In NYC
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4 Reviews

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Veronica Jan 17, 2017
· In home

Shuhuan P. is one of the most beautiful and friendly teachers I have ever met. I believe that her professionalism and excellent communication skills will give you a great learning experience.My daugher had a great time learning with her. I believe you will a wonderful experience too!

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Bob Sun Jan 3, 2017
Piano · In studio

Shuhuan is a very candid teacher, I must say I like her style very much. Her approach is methodical, which I think is very helpful when you are starting out with the instrument. She is a competent, observing, and patient teacher, will consider hiring her again.

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Anastasia Jan 3, 2017
Classical Piano · In home

Ms. ShuHuan is very patient and takes her time. She also has a great personality and makes me feel at ease during the lesson.

Josh Jan 3, 2017
Classical Piano · Online

A very nice instructor! An eye-opening experience.

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