Teaching PhilosophyThe priority of my teaching is to ensure that students can gain fundamental knowledge in both technical skills and musicianship training at the same time, to develop/elevate their ability of listening, and guide them gradually to be able to articulate their musical thoughts through their performance.
Dr. Peipei Song is a collaborative pianist at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee. She actively works with instrumentalists for competitions in the Boston area, many of whom have won or placed in the Boston Pops Young Artist Competition, New England Conservatory Prep Concerto Competition, Boston Conservatory Soloist Concerto Competition, and New England Philharmonic Young Artist Competition. She has studied with well-known string quartets that held chamber music residencies at Arizona State University: Brentano String Quartet, St. Lawrence String Quartet, and Shanghai String Quartet. Since 2017, Dr. Song has given annual piano chamber music lecture recitals at the National Centre for Performing Arts in Beijing, China. Before coming to the United States, she served on the piano faculty of Tianjin Conservatory of Music (China). In both 2005 and 2006, Dr. Song received the National Excellent Piano Teacher of China award from China Education Television. In addition to Indian Hill, she is a member of the piano faculty and piano chamber music coach at Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School (Rockport, Maine). While working on her doctoral degree at Arizona State University, her mentor was Professor Russell Ryan.