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Clare Yuan

Vancouver BC | V6R 1Z8

About me

A recent winner of the Vancouver Women’s Musical Society Bursary competition, pianist Chia-Hui Clare Yuan is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of British Columbia under the guidance of world famous Canadian pianist, Professor Jane Coop. Upon winning numerous awards and scholarships, Clare received her Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music, New York, where she studied with Russian pianist Dr. Arkady Aronov. Clare was invited as a soloist to perform with the Metropolitan Philharmonic of New York Orchestra in 2009. She has been a frequent guest on FairChild Radio, as well as an adjudicator at local competitions. She is actively involved in music, and was recently invited as a guest conductor to Vancouver Orchestra Club’s winter season concert.

Please visit http://www clareyuan.com for more about me.

Specialties

I specialize in students from age 10 and above.

Lesson details

Teaching Philosophy:
Besides the basic foundational techniques that I build in my students, I inspire my students to think and to explore in music, so it develops their analytical minds and musicianship. The central philosophy of my teaching is to build students' passion, inspire creative ideas, and practice independent pianistic thinking and playing in fun but demanding lessons.

Education and Accreditation

2010-Present UBC School of Music Doctor of Musical Arts Candidate
2007-2009 Manhattan School of Music Master of Music
2002-2006 University of Victoria Bachelor of Music

Testimonials

"... My son, Peter, 7, and I began learning piano with Clare.We could not have had a better teacher to start us...

"We are very pleased to say: Ms. Yuan is a dedicated teacher who helps her students to discover their potential...

"I learned a lot from you even though I started late... but still when my sister and I didn't understand...

Experience

more than 10 years

Rates

$60 & up

Availability

Please contact me for availability inquiries.

Teaching location

Teachers Studio

Genre

Chamber Music
Classical
Performance

Methods

ABRSM
Royal Conservatory of Music

Instruments and Subjects

piano
theory – counterpoint
theory – harmony
theory – music history
theory – rudiments

Levels taught

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Type of students

Children
Young Adults
Adults
Seniors

Languages

English
Mandarin