About the Instructor

Ms. Ho-Massey is a piano instructor for preschool group music classes through advanced private piano lessons.  She has a Master's degree in Piano Pedagogy from Notre Dame de Namur University, is a certified teacher for Kodály Level 1 from Holy Names University, is a trained Level 1 Music for Young Children instructor, and has completed Grade 8 Piano Performance and Theory (ABRSM).  Yvonne has been teaching piano for more than 10 years in the Bay Area.  She taught preschool music classes and introduction to piano group lessons at Beresford Parks and Recreation, San Mateo. Ms. Ho-Massey is a member of the Music Teachers’ Association of California (Alameda County Branch) and offers Certificate of Merit. She has served on the board of the MTAC San Mateo Branch as Recital Hall Director.  Ms. Ho-Massey is also a member of the Music Teacher National Association (MTNA) and its state and local chapters (San Francisco and Walnut Creek chapters). Her teaching style focuses on music literacy, piano technique, music history, and music theory. Yvonne incorporates an interactive approach to introducing musical concepts to children. Interactive games and activities such as listening, singing, and movement are used for introducing and reviewing music concepts.  Yvonne is always pursuing new teaching methods and curriculums to keep her lessons fresh and fun!

Ms. Ho-Massey is a dedicated music educator and currently operates her business as a traveling instructor in Alameda, CA