Ning Chen

Nina Yilmaz

Piano and Group Piano Classes

Ning completed her Bachelor of Music at Xinghai Conservatory of Music, and her Master of Music at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Ning came to the Community School of the Arts in 2017 with extensive teaching experience, including time at the Kodaly Summer Institute at New York University. Ning has taught as a Private Piano Instructor from 1992 ~ Present, and as a Private & Group Piano Instructor in New York City from 2006 ~ 2015. She is fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese).

 Tricia Wong

tricia wong
Tricia Wong is a fifth year student in the University of Connecticut’s IB/M music education program. She graduated in May 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music: Piano and a Bachelor of Science in Education and is currently pursuing her master’s degree. She completed her student teaching in Spring 2019 and is currently studying piano under Dr. Angelina Gadeliya and has studied under Malgosia Lis and Lan-ya Huang. Tricia has participated in the University of Connecticut’s Concerto Competition in 2018 and the 2018 BIMFA festival in Beijing. She has been involved in University of Connecticut’s Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Concert Choir.