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Emma Rui-Xuan Shi

Surrey BC | V3W 0W4

About me

Emma Rui-Xuan Shi is a unique and dynamic performer. She appears in concert within Canada and Asia. Emma began her piano study at age of four. During her more than twenty years piano career, she has gained lots of awards, such as the first prize of 2010 Globe Chinese Musician Competition, the winner of “Pearl River” cup piano competition, winners of numerous local and province competitions, etc. Moreover, she was also named the “Youth Artist” by Shanxi Musicians Association.
Emma got her Bachelor of Arts degree from Capital Normal University (Beijing, China). Afterwards she was admitted to the University of Victoria followed by acclaimed Canadian pianist, Professor Bruce Vogt, while awarded Wilhelm Rieder Scholarship, and received her Master of Music degree in 2010. Miss Shi is currently a candidacy of Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance under the guidance of world famous pianist, Dr. Corey Hamm, and Dr. Sara Davis Buechner, at the University of British Columbia, where she is offered full Scholarship and a teaching assistance position as a highly recommended musician and instructor.
By now, she has successfully held several solo and chamber recitals already. She would like to share her music with more and more people, and let them enjoy and feel happy from the musical world.
As a teacher, Ms. Shi encourage and inspire the students. Numerous students won local and national competitions.

Specialties

RCM registered teacher
Member of Canadian Federation of Musicians
Member of Vancouver Federation of Musicians
Member of Piano Teachers Federation
Member of Chinese music Teachers' Association of Canada
10 years teaching experience
All levels welcome
Teaching by a world famous brand STEINWAY & SONS grand piano
Reasonable rate
Speak English and Mandarin

Lesson details

I teach individual piano lesson, and also teach theory, history, and harmony class.

Education and Accreditation

Doctor of Musical Arts (current student), University of British Columbia
Master of Music, University of Victoria
Teachers:
Prof. Bruce Vogt, Head of piano department, School of Music, University of Victoria
Dr. Corey Hamm, Associate Professor of Piano and Chamber Music. Director of UBC Contemporary Players, UBC School of Music

Testimonials

Experience

more than 10 years

Rates

$60 & up

Availability

Monday 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 9pm - 9pm
Wednesday 9am - 9pm
Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday 9am - 9pm

Teaching location

Teachers Studio

Genre

Chamber Music
Childrens Music
Classical
Contemporary
Modern
Performance

Methods

ABRSM
Alfred Method
BC Conservatory of Music
Bastien Method
Canada Conservatory
Faber and Faber
Kodály Method
Royal Conservatory of Music
Thompson Method
Yamaha Method

Instruments and Subjects

piano
theory – analysis
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

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