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Tina C. Tsai started playing piano at the age of five and violin at the age of seven. At age 11, she started taking lessons from the artist in residence at Baylor University, Krassimira Jordan after winning a competition that funded her opportunity to attend a piano academy at the University. In elementary school, she was featured on television and a segment was done on her by a news talkshow on her and her prodigious piano playing abilities. She also performed on television. In Middle School, Tina went to Vienna, Salzburg, Budapest, and Prague with her piano teacher to study piano performance and to perform. During her elementary, middle school, and high school years, she played the violin in her schools' top orchestra. Tina received a scholarship from the University of North Texas, the largest music school in the United States, so she spent her college years there, majoring in Piano Performance. She also played the violin as a secondary instrument during her four years in College and minored in Music Theory. Because of her love for children and her experience in pedagogy at her University, Tina started working for a Music Studio and taught children piano and violin. After College, she started her own studio and became the Executive Board President of North Texas Music Alumni (A University affiliated non-profit group) also known as NTMA. Through this organization, she was able to host many UNT sponsored events working and performing with the likes of Julia Bushkova, Steven Harlos, Philip Lewis, Pamela Mia Paul, Vladimir Viardo, Adam Wodnicki and many other world renown artists and professor from the University of North Texas College of Music. Tina loves teaching and particularly working with children. She now has over 15 years of teaching experience. In her tenure Tina’s students have achieved:

  • 1 All-State Honor in Piano (All-State is the highest honor a Texas music student can receive.)
  • 1 All-State Honor in Violin (All-State is the highest honor a Texas music student can receive.)
  • 2 All-City Honor in Piano
  • 1 All-City Honor in Violin

** These honors are recognized through the Texas Independent School District.

Tina’s students range from 3 years olds to adults. They are all private one on one sessions. If there are any further questions or concerns you can reach me by email or phone. Thanks for visiting!

Studio Location
North Richardson
(by Renner Rd & Jupiter Rd)
(469) 855-0158