Tracy Li – Director of Music Instruction, owner, instructor.
Tracy has a passion for music and music instruction, with more than 12 years experience in teaching and performance. As an instructor, she is trained in the Royal Conservatory of Music, and is a gold medal teacher in that method. She is also a certified as an instructor with ‘Music Together,’ and ‘Music for Young Children.’
As a local teacher, Tracy spent several years working as a group and private instructor with Champlain Heights Community Centre. She has experience working with students of all ages and abilities. She is a frequent church and wedding performer and has choir and conducting experience. Tracy’s second instrument is flute, and she speaks English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.
PIANO AND THEORY DEPARTMENT
Robert Wu - Piano and Theory
Robert holds a Master's Degree in Music from Memorial University of Newfoundland, a Bachelor's Degree in Music from UBC, and ARCT from The Royal Conservatory of Music with few years of teaching experiences. His repertoire includes classical, pop, and jazz music.
Season Wang - Piano and Theory
Season holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music with distinction from the University of Victoria and holds an ARCT certificate in Piano Performance. She has eight years of teaching experience, and speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
Jennifer Yick - Elementary Piano
Jennifer studied her Grade 10 RCM piano and is pursuing psychology at SFU, with an interest in child education. Jennifer works well with children to help them build a strong foundation, and speaks Cantonese and English.
Lorinda Fong - Piano and Theory
Lorinda teaches piano RCM method and has a passion for early childhood eduacation. She holds the RCM level 10 certificate and speaks Cantonese and English. She is a mother of two children, and she holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Japanese from UBC. She also is a a certified CGA and CPA accountant.
Venessa Kong - Piano and Theory
Venessa holds an ARCT Associate Diploma in Piano Performance from The Royal Conservatory of Music and studies psychology at UBC. In addition, she completed the RCM Elementary Pedagogy Associate Diploma and earned the highest awards in ARCT music performence from the BC Music Association Richmond Branch. Vanessa speaks English and Cantonese.
Jennifer Nguyen - Piano and Theory
Jennifer holds Level 10 certificate in piano from The Royal Conservatory of Music and is also completing studies at UBC. She has experience in teaching students of all ages in community centres in Vancouver.
Tiffany Lau - Piano and Theory
Tiffany holds a Level 10 certificate in piano from The Royal Conservatory of Music and has certification as an early childhood educator.
Matthew Leung - Piano and Theory
Matthew is an exceptional musician, piano instructor, accompanist and performer. Matthew achieved the ARCT Associate Diploma in Piano Performance from The Royal Conservatory of Music and is in his 4th year of music studies at UBC. In 2011, he received the BC Registered Music Teacher Association trophy for the highest mark in the Grade 10 RCM examination within the Association. He has won multiple awards including a 1st place award in ARCT performance level in Kiwanis Music Festival and Richmond Music Festival.
STRINGS, BAND AND GUITAR DEPARTMENT
Jessica Tseng - Violin & Cello
Jessica holds a Master's and a Bachelor's Degree in Music from UBC and ARCT from The Royal Conservatory of Music. She teaches violin and cello and has experience performing with orchestras and ensembles.
Jon Lee - Guitarist, Composer, Arranger & Music Educator
Jon studied music at Berklee College of Music before obtaining a Master’s Degree of Music from New York University. In addition to teaching at Melody Clouds Music Academy, Jon teaches music in the BC public school system. Jon is an experienced performer, and passionate educator.