Our Great Teachers From

Behind every melody is a mentor!

The Juilliard

Founded in 1905, The Juilliard School is a world leader in performing arts education. The school’s mission is to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens.

Central Conservatory of Music

Established in 1949 and merged with the National College of Music and several other music educational institutions in China, the Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM) is a specialized Chinese institution of higher education for nurturing high level music professionals. As China’s only art academy listed among the national leading universities supported by the state “Project 211” and a national “Double-First” construction university, the CCOM now consists of Departments of Composition, Musicology, Conducting, Piano, Orchestral Instruments, Traditional Chinese Instruments, and Voice and Opera, Music AI and Information Technology, as well as the Institute of Music Education, Violin Making Center, CCOM Middle School, Modern College of Music for Distant Learning, College of Continuing Education and Institute of Musicology.

Manhattan School of Music

The Manhattan School of Music (MSM) is a private music conservatory in New York City. The school offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in the areas of classical and jazz performance and composition, as well as a bachelor’s in musical theatre.

Shanghai Conservatory of Music

The Shanghai Conservatory of Music (SHCM), formerly the National Conservatory of Music, was founded by Cai Yuanpei and Dr. Xiao Youmei on November 27, 1927 as China’s first music education institution of higher learning. It was renamed in 1956 and was affiliated to the Ministry of Culture before 2000. Now, it is under the dual leadership of the ministry and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government.

Steinway & Sons

STEINWAY & SONS has always been an avid supporter of music education and piano instructors. From the very beginning of STEINWAY’s history, when Doretta Steinway gave piano lessons to prospective clients, to our present-day support of music teacher conventions, we have always believed that music education is of the utmost importance. In return, we have enjoyed assisting students and their families in making the best decisions about their musical investment.

University of Alberta

The University of Alberta in Edmonton is one of the top teaching and research universities in Canada, with an international reputation for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering and health sciences.

Juno Awards

The Juno Awards, or simply known as the Junos, are awards presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences to recognize outstanding achievements in the music industry. They were originally called the Gold Leaf Awards, and the trophy resembled a metronome.

University of Victoria

Dynamic learning, research with a vital impact, and our extraordinary academic environment give UVic an Edge that can’t be found anywhere else.
The University of Victoria is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities. We are located in Victoria, on the BC coast.

Eastman School of Music

The Eastman School of Music is the music school of the University of Rochester, a private research university in Rochester, New York. It was established in 1921 by industrialist and philanthropist George Eastman.

The University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia is a public research university with campuses near Vancouver and in Kelowna, British Columbia. Established in 1908, it is British Columbia’s oldest university. The university ranks among the top three universities in Canada.

All Steinway Schools

ALL-STEINWAY SCHOOLS demonstrate a commitment to excellence by providing their students and faculties with the best equipment possible for the study of music. That is why the only pianos owned by the institutions listed here — from the practice room to the recital hall — are Designed by STEINWAY & SONS.

University of Toronto

The University of Toronto (UToronto or U of T) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located on the grounds that surround Queen’s Park. It was founded by royal charter in 1827 as King’s College, the first institution of higher learning in Upper Canada.

Our Great Teachers

Behind every melody is a mentor!


Yiming Huan


MMus / Young Steinway Artist


Pauline Ng

Head Teacher of HYMUSIC Richmond School

YAMAHA Music Instructor


Chieko Konishi Louie

Flute instructor


Lawrence Woodall

Woodwind/ flute/ oboe/ clarinet/ saxophone instructor


Michael Leng

Piano / Theory Instructor


Polly Tang

Piano and theory instructor


Miranda Pei

Piano / Theory / Consulting Instructor


Carmen Lee

Piano instructor


Tony Clarke

Violin and Viola instructor


Phillip An

BMus (Guitar / Theory)


Jonathan Ng

Piano, Violin, and Theory Teacher


David Paunonen

Drum instructor


Nick Ratcliffe

Drum instructor


Vincent Zhang

Piano instructor


Jessica Zhang

Vocal instructor


Lively Li

Vocal / Piano / Guitar instructor


James Wei

YAMAHA, piano teacher, music theory teacher


Xiao Yi Lin (Vivian)



Kitty Ma

Piano instructor



Cello instructor