Yvette Kuo

Joseph Barker

Piano Teacher

Musicologie Certified: Level M1

Born in Taiwan and raised in Singapore, Yvette Kuo began her piano studies at the age of four. She is a graduate of University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, with a Bachelor and Master of Music degree in Piano under the tutelage of Prof. Dror Biran and Prof. Ran Dank.

Yvette is a third prize winner at the 2012 Taiwan-Asia International Piano competition, and was awarded first prize at the School of the Arts, Singapore Piano Concerto Competition. She has performed as a soloist with the Switzerland based Zurich Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Yvette has worked with students of all levels and ages and offers lessons that incorporates trainings for building good foundation, music theory, sight-reading, ear-training and improvisation, most importantly, being expressive with music!

Lessons are tailored to each student’s interest and goals, to discover the joy of piano playing by musicians of all capacities. She identifies students’ musical strengths and learning styles to plan their curriculum accordingly, and provides strategic solutions towards difficulties in their learning process. Yvette offers piano lessons conducted in English and Mandarin Chinese.