Wankun Xie

Wankun X.

New York, NY
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Lesson Details

Piano

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
This is my first time teaching, but I have played piano for 12 years. I have a lot of experience with music. Base on your level, I'll teach you foundation skills such as scales, side-reading, music theory and more. Also we will have fun with pieces in different genre. Let's have a walk in the musical world together!
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About

Wankun passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Wankun delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5 to 40

Teaching since:
2017

Hi, I'm Wankun, a college student at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Although I'm not totally experienced in teaching (one year), my passion with music is strong; I believe I can be a great teacher.

My whole life is filled with music. I started piano lessons since I was 5. After I moved to America (I was born in China) I had some violin lessons. In freshman year I joined school band. I'm still in band, playing flute in marching band and oboe in wind ensemble.

Music is an expression. It can be happy and light, or dramatical and full of sorrow. We need basic skills to approach a sound, but music is more than that. Music is when you give a sound a meaning, a feeling, and a heartbeat that makes it alive.

Different genre speaks and expresses differently. Personally I really enjoy indie (TØP!) and musicals. But no matter what, all kinds of music are beautiful and it's the meaning that matters the most.

I look forward to teach you the basic skills and share my journey of exploring music with you!

Please understand that I'll only travel within NYC. I will not travel to New Jersey.

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Education

Wind Ensemble
Aug 2016 - May 2018
Franklin High School
Marching Band
Aug 2016 - Oct 2017
Franklin High School
Piano lessons
Aug 2005 - Oct 2016
Pirate Teachers

Languages

Cantonese
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Mandarin
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Grade 5 Music Theory
Aug 2014
The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Passed with distinction (90%+).

Photos & Videos

My final wind ensemble competition as a senior.

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My piano at home.

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My last marching band competition.

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2 Reviews

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Yue Oct 25, 2017
Piano · In home

When I first knew Wankun, I was amazed by her passion and talent in music. I know for sure that she is a great pianolist, violinist and a lot others. It is enjoyable and pleasing to hear beautiful rhythm coming out from her fingers. If you have the same passion and want to explore the splendid world of music, you should definitely take her classes!

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Yuying Oct 24, 2017
Piano · In studio

Wankun has great piano experience and skills. She has a really enthusiastic attitude toward music. She is always being nice and patient with her students. Overall, she is definitely one of the best piano teacher!

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