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A native of San Francisco, Jennifer has taught piano in the Bay Area at Music City Academy, Joyful Melodies Music School, and Cazadero Performing Arts Camp. She has taught all levels ranging from ages 4 to 64, and is committed to tailoring to each student's individual needs and having each of their music learning experience unique, supportive, and enjoyable. Sight reading, proper technique and posture, music theory, and producing beautiful musical phrases are incorporated in her lessons as necessary training for any pianist.

A collaborative pianist, she is well versed in chamber music and has attended the Kent/Blossom Music Festival as a full scholarship pianist, performing with the Cleveland Orchestra and the Kent/Blossom Chamber Orchestra at the Blossom Music Center. She was principal keyboardist of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra for three seasons, performing with Maestro Edwin Outwater in prestigious European venues such as the Musikverein in Vienna and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Jennifer is also established as a strong soloist with a Master of Music of Piano Performance from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Rice University studying with sought-after pedagogues, Robert Roux and Shigeo Neriki. She received the coveted Dean's Scholarship and Artistic Excellence Award from Indiana University as well as the President's Honor Roll, Joyce Wylie Award, and Paul E. Craven Award from Rice University.

A seasoned competitor in addition to her pedagogical and collaborative activities, Jennifer has garnered numerous awards, including First Prizes in the CAPMT Bartok Festival State Finals competition, MTAC Solo Competition, and Burlingame Music Club Competition, and Third Prize in the Fremont Symphony Young Artists Concerto Competition, and Ross McKee Piano Competition. As a concerto soloist, she performed the J.S. Bach Piano Concerto in D minor with the Golden Gate Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, and the Mozart Concerto K. 488 with the Indiana University Orchestra. She was invited as a guest artist to perform a solo program for the Helen von Ammon Emerging Artist Series at the Noontime Concert Series in San Francisco.

Studio Location
Sunset District Piano Studio and travels within the San Francisco Bay Area
(415) 992-1809
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