Piano School

Anna Levy Piano School was established in 1995.

We believe in the unlimited potential in every one of our students. Our aim is to educate and inspire them to achieve exceptional artistic and academic results. Our students have been accepted into top music programs including Manhattan School of Music, Harvard PhD Music Program, Berklee College of Music, Eastman School of Music, McGill University, University of Toronto, and UBC.

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Anna's Students


Success Stories

Richard He
Richard He

Accepted to Manhattan School of Music
Full Scholarship to Eastman School of Music
VSO Performance Winner of Burnaby Clef Concerto Competition

“It’s not just about the piano… it’s about the spirit of never giving up”

Shirley Cha
Shirley Cha

2013 CDMF first place and trophy winner.
First place in the National Music Canadian Competition- CMC
https://youtu.be/xILPPv0HO8g

“You’re the best teachers I’ve ever met!”

Anna Wang
Anna Wang

Accepted as PhD Candidate at Harvard in Music Theory.
Awarded a renewable full tuition scholarship to McGill University’s prestigious Schulich School of Music

“Without your adamant attitude and strength, I probably would not have been able to make it this far in music.”

 

Timothy Ro
Timothy Ro

Accepted to the Berklee College of Music for Jazz Program
and McGill University’s prestigious Schulich School of Music

Lessons

Over 30 years of teaching experience has enabled Anna to recognize the individual potential of all her piano students and help them successfully to achieve their goals.

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Private Lessons

  • Piano
    All RCM Levels / 1-10 / ARCT / LRCM
  • Theory
    NEW Syllabus / 1-10 / ARCT

Beginner 4-8 $40 / 30min
Beginner 9+ $42 / 30min
RCM Levels 1-6 $45/30 min, $65/45 min, $85/60 min.
RCM Levels 7-8 $70/45 min, $90/60 min.
RCM Levels 9-10 $95 (60 min. only)
ARCT $105 (60 min. only)
Long term commitment available (10% off). Call for more details.
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Classes

  • Music Theory for Young KidsGrade 1-5 / 30min / $18
  • Music Theory
    Grade 5-10 / RCM Exam / 60min / $40
  • Summer Music Camp
    Intensive 6 weeks classes
    Theory / 24hr / $720
    Piano / 12hr private / $960
  • Music History According to YOU
    Students suggest the theme of their interest
    6 weeks / $180

Studio

Located in beautiful Metro Vancouver.

Come visit our brand new, modern, bright and spacious studio facilities overlooking Burrard Inlet, featuring two top-quality European grand pianos and 2 extra practice rooms with pianos.

Teachers

Anna Levy
Gregory Myers
Cynthia Wang
Shirley Cha
William Kuo
Lulu Yang
Winnie Cheung
Angela Zhang

Music Education

Anna Levy holds her Doctor of Musical Arts from one of the world's prominent musical institutions: The Moscow Conservatory. Her own teacher was a student of the legendary Heinrich Neuhaus. She is active as a soloist and recording artist and has been heard on CBC Radio broadcasts. Her teaching methods are based on the Eastern-European traditions of hard work and ambition. Over 30 years of teaching experience has enabled her to recognize the individual potential of all her students and to successfully achieve their goals.


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Anna Levy

Music Study

Piano Teacher
• Group Class Teacher (ages 4-7).
• Individual Teacher (ages 5-9)
• Trains new group class teacher
• Teaches in fluent American English and Mandarin Chinese
Education
• San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA. USA BA - level coursework in Bachelor of Music – Piano BS - level coursework in Biochemistry Aragon High School, San Mateo, CA. USA

Cynthia Wang

Music Study

Shirley Cha (BMus & MMus, UBC) has studied with Anna Levy during her high school years. She has performed in various music festivals such as the Coquitlam District Music festival, Pacific Youth Piano Festival, and Richmond Music Festival and has won numerous awards. In 2015, Shirley was accepted to the School of Music at the University of British Columbia. She has studied with Sara Davis Buechner and Amanda Chan and has received her Bachelor of Music degree in 2019. During her course of study, she has studied Piano Pedagogy for two years with Mark Anderson. In 2019, she has won the first prize (21 years old) from CMC (Canadian Music Competition). In the fall of the same year, she began her graduate studies in piano performance at UBC under Mark Anderson. Fluent in both English and Korean, Shirley believes that music is a language which everyone around the world speaks and understands and she will use it to heal people who live in despair.

Video of First place in the National Music Canadian Competition- CMC
https://youtu.be/xILPPv0HO8g

Shirley Cha

Music Study

William Kuo is a Canadian composer. He received his Bachelor of Music in Composition from McGill University in 2013 and his Master’s in Composition from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal in 2015. His music has been presented internationally at various music festivals including Gaudeamus Muziekweek (Netherlands), Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik (Austria), Cluster New Music (Canada), Voix Nouvelles (France), and ManiFeste (France). In 2017, his composition, flieht wie ein Schatten, was recognized with the Serge Garant Award from the SOCAN Foundation and subsequently received a Gaudeamus Prize nomination as one of five finalists in 2018. Aside from teaching piano and composition, William has prepared students for RCM music theory and history examinations.

William Kuo

Music Theory & History

Gregory Myers holds a PhD in historical musicology and the Master of Library and Information Studies from the University of British Columbia. He has also pursued advanced studies at the University of Virginia (MA), SUNY at Stony Brook and the Moscow Conservatory. Myers is active as a musicologist, bibliographer, author, and educator. He has been a member of the RCM examination board and served on the teaching faculty at Simon Fraser University (Continuing Studies), Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Douglas College.

Gregory Myers

Piano Study

Lulu (BFA, Music Major) joined our teaching staff in 2016 as one of our specialist instructors for younger children. Fluent in both Mandarin and English, Lulu is experienced in teaching children in the four to twelve age group, having created classroom activities corresponding to the different age groups while allowing all children to work together on the same topic. She is skilled at creating fun music-related games for young kids, and planned lesson outlines and goals for students based on their needs and abilities. In addition, Lulu has coordinated, and designed the music curriculum for the Sunday school programs and has trained and worked with other Sunday school teachers.

Lulu Yang

Piano Study

Winnie Cheung (BA, SFU) joined our teaching staff over two years ago. She has been teaching piano for more than 15 years and has successfully completed The Royal Conservatory’s Elementary Piano Pedagogy Certificate. A versatile teacher, Winnie has taught young beginners, teenagers and adults. For each individual student, she designs a curriculum that suits their age, interest, and ability. Winnie is a fluent speaker of English, Cantonese and Mandarin. Her personal mandate is to pass along the love of music to all students in her care.

Winnie Cheung

Piano Study

Angela is a versatile musician based in the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, Canada. Primarily trained as a classical pianist, her other areas of musical expertise include jazz piano, classical voice, and conducting, as well as the pipe organ. During her formative years, she lived and studied in Shanghai, China, on the East Coast of the United States and the West Coast of Canada. Angela takes a progressive approach in the performing arts industry, embracing both tradition and innovation.

Please visit Angela's website for more details: www.jjmuse.com

Angela Zhang

Teaching Principles

I believe creativity is the main principle of performing and educating. When students create, their imagination develops naturally. I work with my students to develop their self-discipline and good work habits. My own teachers took their experience and helped me in every way possible to be the best I could be. I will do the same for my students!

Community

Dr. Anna Levy and Dr. Gregoy Myers established the Yarilo Music Society to offer classical music concerts in our community in order to preserve a classical music heritage for everyone. Our society has received support from the city of Port Moody, city of Vancouver and also from BC Arts Council.
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Scholarship

The Yarilo Music Society offers an annual scholarship to advanced students to help them achieve their musical goals. Each year, Yarilo hosts an annual concert: “Students helping Students” in which students of Anna Levy and other teachers raise the funds.
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