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"Teaching music is not my main purpose. I want to make good citizens. If children hear fine music from the day of their birth and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline, and endurance. They get a beautiful heart."

                                                                           --Shinichi Suzuki

Trial Lesson

Before beginning lessons, I welcome prospective students to participate in a trial lesson. Mutually, students and parents can get an idea of my teaching style, methods, and how lessons progress. And I can answer any questions you have before starting lessons. Please feel free to contact me if you'd be interested in scheduling a time to communicate. 

Private Lessons

Weekly private lessons are offered in 30 or 60-minute lesson slots depending on a student's age and experience. I recommend parents to participate in the lessons if your child is 11 or younger. In the lessons, students and parents need to take learning notes for their responsibilities through teacher's instructional demonstration. For more information on methods and the style I teach, please see Teaching Methods

Ear Training Group Classes

Ear training is a very important way that helps students develop their aural skills by listening to specific notes, intervals, chords, rhythms, and melodies. Learning to play an instrument is not only to simply learn how to play, but also to learn how to read and identify different musical elements by listening. Students in our studio are strongly encouraged to participate in ear training sections (max 5 students per weekly class.) They will obtain knowledge of music theory from the class, as well as the ability of pitch demonstration, recognization of compound rhythms as well as various dynamics and musical expressions. 


Students have the opportunity to perform in a formal recital once a year by playing solo pieces with piano accompaniment as well as string ensembles collaborating with peers. Recital provides students good experiences of performing to the public as well as absorbing different playing styles from other students. Recitals are usually held in public spaces such as professional performing halls, churches and libraries etc. Each student is strongly encouraged to attend recital as this is an excellent opportunity to communicate with others when having different thoughts/ideas/solutions of daily practice and can share information of competitions/auditions. 

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