1 On 1 Music Lessons
Violinist / Violin Class ( virtual learning )
Available time: □ Friday 6 P.M.- 9 P.M
$45/30 mins ; $85/60 mins
David Yu, a native of Hong Kong, began playing the violin at the age of eight. He obtained his initial training under the direction and leadership of his parents , both of whom are professional musicians who graduated from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. By the age of 10, David was accepted to the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts where he received his musical education consisting of intensive violin, chamber music and orchestra. At the age of 15, David came to New York and continued his violin study under Dr. Linda Sinanian. In 1996, David received Dean Scholarships to attend Purchase Conservatory of Music at the State University of New York where he studied violin under Daniel Phillips, viola under Maria Lambros and chamber music under Vagram Saradjian and Jesse Levine. As a result of his early fascination with the Baroque Music, David had an opportunity to serve as a soloist to perform the “Telemann Viola Concerto in G” with the Camerata Chamber Orchestra in 1998. In 2000, David graduated Cum Laude, with a double major in Violin & Viola Performance. Upon graduation, David continued teaching both violin and viola to children. David has more than 15 years of teaching experience.
Piano ( Great Neck & Jericho )
Available time: □ Monday 3:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. Great Neck Only □ Tuesday 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Jericho Only
Rachel is a pianist and composer.
Rachel was born in Taiwan. She started her professional musical training at the age of 7 and was selected for the department of music prodigy education in Taiwan. Throughout her early life in music education, she earned numerous awards and honors from many different competitions. At the age of 17, she published her first Orchestral piece, consisting of which launched her career as the youngest Record Company composer and pianist. Rachel is highly praised for her sensitivity and unique music interpretation with her performances in the Asian music community.
In 1990, Rachel came to the USA, as a scholarship student, where she enrolled in Berklee College of Music, and later, Manhattan School of Music for the graduate program. She was also an assistant teacher in Manhattan School of Music. Rachel moved to Long Island after she finished her advanced studies.
Rachel is currently involved in training young concert pianist and is an outstanding music educator in the Long Island area. Year of 2019, Rachel Bradeen have earned the honor as the outstanding music instructor from New York State NYSSMA organization. Her students not only earned top scores in NYSSMA but are also frequent first prize winners in numerous music competitions,( Golden key music festival, Crescendo international Music competition. American Protege music competition and the Bradshaw & Buono international piano competition). Golden Classical Music Awards" International Competition, Holding their performances as the winners at Carnegie Hall,Stern Hallin Carneige Hall Lincoln Center, Steinway Hall, United Nation, Ehrbar Hall in Vienna, Bösendorfer Hall at Mozarthaus, Vienna. In the summer of 2018, her students are invited to Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg ,performing in Beethoven Haus and Schloss Ramersdof in Germany.
Year 2018-2020, Mrs. Bradeen Students had won the first prize in Series of piano competition (The International Music Competition "Grand Prize Virtuoso" in the different major cities in Europe , Including. Vienna. Brussel, Rome, London, Paris, , Bonn, Salzburg and Amsterdam.
Piano/Singing Class ( virtual learning )
Shan Y Chuang
Available time: □ Monday 5:30 P.M.-8:30 P.M. □ Tuesday 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. □ Wednesday 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. □ Thursday 2:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. □ Friday 5 P.M.-9 P.M. □Sunday 5:30 P.M.- 7:30 P.M.
Shan Y Chuang graduated with a MFA in Musical Theater at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU). NTNU is the top university for college education in Taiwan. Shan started playing piano and dancing at a tender age. This naturally led to her joining the music department from junior high school all through to university. Later on, Shan chose to major in classical voice for her training. She continued honing her piano alongside for 15 years. She consistently emerged top 5 in her piano class whenever it was
grading season. Shan also got her BA from the University of Taipei, specializing in children's Music Education Program.
With a solid foundation of music teaching under her belt, Shan complements her training with her warm personality. All the students, who have crossed paths with during her 5 years as a teacher in Taiwan, would undeniably agree that she is a patient teacher, always encouraging in the teaching process. In 2011, Shan took a leap of faith and moved to the NYC. She felt ready to take on New York City and its’ Broadway scene. She was accepted into the prestigious Circle in the Square Musical Theater program, which only accepts a limited number of student every year. The training in New York made her discover herself more than she ever did. It also helped her as a teacher, better her communication skills with her students.
Piano Class ( In person teaching, Nassau County )
Available time: □ Monday 7:30 P.M.- 8:30 P.M □ Tuesday 5:30 P.M.- 6:30 P.M □ Wednesday 5:30 P.M.- 7:30 P.M □ Thursday 3:30 P.M.- 5:30 P.M □ Friday 5 P.M.- 9 P.M □ Sunday 5:30 P.M.- 7:30 P.M