​Meet Our Team

Jingze Sarah Gao

Co-Founder

PQ Director

Piano Department Chair

Qi Sheng
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Founder

String Department Chair

Private Lesson Faculty

1V1 customized lesson provide the most efficient learning experience and makes the student more creative. Private lesson support students to have their own study tempo to progress and finding the best way to learn music. 

PQ Organized our teachers at different levels to help the parents/students could find the most suitable teacher.

Beginner students welcome to book high-level teachers to reach their high expectations.

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Level I Standard Teacher:

for the students who just want to explore their music habit and enjoyment.

Ms. Lin

PQ Standard Piano Instructor

  • 20+ years of teaching experience​

  • Earned district outstanding teacher title

  • Help students achieve their music goals

Mr. Star

PQ Standard Piano Instructor

  • 1st Prize of St. Andrews International Concerto Competition

  • 1st Prize of Amiri-China International Piano Competition

Level II Standard Teacher:

for the students who want to earn more professional music

experience, achieve Instrument Exams or participate competitions

 Mr. Rey

PQ Piano Faculty

  • 1st Prize Winner of Budapest Chopin International Piano Competition

  • 1st Prize Winner of Macao-Asia Pacific Youth Piano Competition

Mr. Tian

PQ Vocal Faculty

  • Master Singer of The 90th anniversary of the Chinese Army concert in Shenzhen Concert Hall

  • 2nd Prize Winner of ASMF Piano Concerto Competition

  • MM, The Juilliard School

  • DMA Candidate, Boston University

 Ms. Zhang

PQ Violin/Viola Faculty

  • Winner of SFCM Concerto Competition   (Group of Low String)

  • Winner of Yen Liang Young Artist Competition

Ms. Xu

PQ Cello Faculty

  • Special Guest for opening gala at the Manchester Summer Chamber Music

  • BM, MM, DMA Candidate , Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Yang

PQ Clarinet Faculty

  • Major Prize of the Bucharest Romania Clarinet Competition

  • DMA, University of Cincinnati --College-Conservatory of Music

Level III Master Faculty:

for the students who want to earn more professional music

experience, achieve Instrument Exams or participate competitions

Dr. Lai

PQ Master Ukulele Faculty

  • Given lectures in schools including Harvard University, MIT, Akademie der Künste (Berlin). 

  • Ph.D. in ethnomusicology at the University of Hawai at Mānoa in 2018.

  • One of The most popular Ukulele Teacher in Silicon Valley

Mr. Jiang

PQ Master Violin Faculty

  • Silver Prize of the 8th Golden Bell National Violin Competition

  • 2nd Prize of Andre Postacchini International Competition

Ms. Susan

PQ Master Violin Faculty

  • Active member of MTAC and CMTANC

  • Violinist at Palo Alto Philharmonic Orchestra, Silicon Valley Orchestra, and California Pops Orchestra

Professional Practice Trainer

1v1 Practice Trainer provides the most efficient way of practicing.

PQ Organized our practice partners at different levels to help the parents/students could find the most suitable partner.

Benefits of 1v1 Practice training: 

  • How to practice 

  • Learn different practice skills

  • Develop more playing techniques 

  • Build more imaginations on music

  • Increase coordination

Level I Standard Trainer: Beginner with less than 1 year of music experience, want to have a good start on music and enjoy the music

Level II Senior Trainer: Intermediate students who need help for weekly homework

Level III Master Trainer: Advance students who need help for Exams or Competitions

Beginner students welcome to book high-level trainers to reach their high expectations.

Level I Practice Trainer:

Ms. Lin

PQ Standard Piano Practice Trainer

  • 20+ years teaching experience​

  • Earned district outstanding teacher title

  • Help students achieve their music goals

Mr. Zhang

PQ Standard Piano Practice Trainer

  • BM--San Francisco Conservatory of music

30 Mins

$100

10 Sessions

 

Valid for 3 months

30 Mins

$190

20 Sessions

 

Valid for 6 months

45 Mins

$160

10 Sessions

 

Valid for 3 months

45 Mins

$300

20 Sessions

 

Valid for 6 months

Level II Senior Trainer:

Ms. Fan

PQ Senior Piano Practice Trainer

  • BM--New England Conservatory of Music

  • MM Candidate--New England Conservatory of Music

Mr. Fu

PQ Senior Piano Practice Trainer

  • 1st Prize of St. Andrews International Concerto Competition

  • 1st Prize of Amiri-China International Piano Competition

30 Mins

$160

10 Sessions

 

Valid for 3 months

30 Mins

$300

20 Sessions

 

Valid for 6 months

45 Mins

$200

10 Sessions

 

Valid for 3 months

45 Mins

$380

20 Sessions

 

Valid for 6 months

Level III Master Trainer:

Ms. Han

PQ Master Piano

Practice Trainer

  • BM--New England Conservatory of Music

  • MM--Cleveland Institute  of Music 

  • DMA Candidate--Michigan State University

Ms. Zhang

PQ Master Violin/Viola

Practice Trainer

  • BM--San Francisco Conservatory of Music

  • MM Candidate--San Francisco Conservatory of Music 

Ms. Hong

PQ Master Piano

 Practice Trainer

  • BM--New England Conservatory of Music

  • MM--The Juilliard School 

  • DMA Candidate--Boston University University

Dr. Yang

PQ Master Clarinet

Practice Trainer

  • BM--New England Conservatory of Music

  • MM--New England Conservatory of Music 

  • DMA Candidate--Michigan State University

20 Mins

$150

10 Sessions

 

Valid for 3 months

20 Mins

$300

20 Sessions

 

Valid for 6 months

30 Mins

$220

10 Sessions

 

Valid for 3 months

30 Mins

$420

20 Sessions

 

Valid for 6 months

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