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Yaocheng Yu

Jillian Yu music school teacher

Flute, Piano, and Voice Teacher

Instruments you can teach

Flute Piano Voice

Schools attended

Northwestern University BM San Francisco Conservatory of Music MM

Qualifications

15+ year of teaching (piano) 10 years of teaching (flute). Former Lead Singer and Choir Director at the Oldest MultiEthnic Church in the city of Chicago; Music Leader and Singer for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Events

What are the aims for your students and your teaching philosophy?

Depending on their goals, I creatively gear my teaching to accommodate their personality (As a voice student: what types of genre and style they would be a good fit for), their likes/dislikes, and development of the technique on that given instrument. Since There is a lot of future possibilities for students at BISC, I also make sure that they have an chance to learn about what it is like to have a career as a musician and what opportunities are available for them.

What is the highlight of your performing career?

I have had the opportunity to play with multiple ensembles and in multiple venues. Among all the experiences I would say the most exciting was being able to play with the Valerie Orth band at the American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA.

Affiliations

National Repertory Orchestra (Summer 2008) Colorado College Summer Music Festival (Summer 2007) Quinlan and Fabish Advisory Board; Music Teachers National Association

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