Dr. Jee Yeon Ryu (BMus, MMus, PhD)
Jee Yeon is a pianist, teacher, and arts-based educational researcher in Vancouver. As a pianist, she enjoys performing a mixed program of classical and modern piano music. As a piano teacher, Jee Yeon has over 18 years of experiences in working with students of all ages and levels. As a researcher, she incorporates a variety of artistic genres into her teaching and researching practices, including poetry, piano performance, video, and creative writing to learn more about the importance and value of children’s unique, individual ways of learning to play the piano. In supporting their interests, curiosities, and imagination for creative piano play, Jee Yeon aspires to bring more meaningful, joyful ways of exploring music and piano playing with her students.