aspect you'll notice immediately after meeting Shen-Ling is her
sparkling eyes when she talks about teaching. It's the delight
of her heart to inspire her students' love for music, and her students
enjoy her creative teaching methods and good sense of humor. She
been teaching piano since 1981and holds a Masters Degree in Piano
Pedagogy, the study of teaching piano, from Butler University at
Indiana where she won several educational awards for her creative
approach to teaching from the youngest child to college level students.
While living in Indiana she also participated in the Indiana Music Teachers Association, serving as a judge for the piano adjudication of students who hoped to attain certification for their musical accomplishments. For over ten years, Shen-Ling was involved in designing and organizing courses to stimulate students to study the development of music for Families with Children from China Association. And she also implemented teaching methods for the Youth Music Group Camp of Butler University.
While these diverse experiences have helped form her teaching style and philosophy, Shen-Ling believes it will continue to evolve as she experiences new students and teaching situations. She is always actively searching for innovative ideas, technologies, and methods, which have the potential to improve her skills as an educator and further develop her teaching methods to interest, motivate, and excite students. Shen-Ling is married, has two adult children and speaks both Mandarin and English. She works with selected students to prepare them for the Certificate of Merit program through the Music Teachers Assocation.
TEACHING LOCATIONS: Campbell Home Studio, Baywood, Sunnyvale West
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Last Modified: 2013.05.06
Actual Customer Testimonials:
"We have recommended to many of our friends. We love the place. It has totally helped our daughter to not only know the notes but to truly have fun with them! We love the teacher(s) and wish them all the very best. - " -- Happy parents
"Our daughter, Melissa, loves her music class, and she looks forward to the recitals. She's made friends and become more confident. We'd recommend the Music Place to anyone. -- Melissa's parents, Kathy & Matt, Los Gatos" .
I tell everyone who will listen about the amazing introduction to music that our daughter is getting with the Music Place. People are always amazed when a 3-year old explains that she played an oboe last week and is going to play a piccolo next week! Most importantly, our daughter can't wait for music class & asks to go every day. -- The Pace Family