Christine Tchii is currently a teacher and accompanist at Preparatory Music at Holy Names University, and an accompanist for the Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir, Head Royce Middle/High School Children’s Choir and Piedmont Middle/High School A Cappella Choirs. Ms. Tchii was born in California and began her piano studies at the age of three under the instruction of her parents, Kent and Mei-Ling Tchii. She attended The Crowden School of Music in Berkeley, Oakland School for the Arts, and graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor’s in Piano Performance. Other teachers have included Roy Bogas , Dr. Sharon Mann, and Mack McCray. Her chamber music studies and master classes have included teachers such as Miles Graber, Michel Taddei, Arkadi Serper and Anne Crowden; and Hans Boepple, Frederic Chiu, Doris Harrel, Theresa Dybvig, John McCarthy and Cheng-Zong Yin, Masaaki Yasuda and Shindo Yuko, respectively. Ms. Tchii has attended numerous Suzuki and music institutes in Colorado, California, Utah and Japan. She attended The Well-Balanced Pianist Program – The Taubman Approach in Colorado (2008). The Taubman Approach focuses on developing physical ease in piano playing.

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