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Dr. Xinya Zhou

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Biographical Info

Xinya completed her Doctoral degree in Cello Performance on full scholarship at the Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, and her Masters degree in Cello Performance with a teaching assistantship at Bowling Green State University. At BGSU, she was a member of the Graduate String Quartet, and the Principal Cello of the BGSU Philharmonia as well as the Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra in Ohio. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Cello Performance from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. She was a core member and served as principal cellist in several orchestras throughout the East Coast of the USA.

She moved to Toronto upon completion of her Doctoral degree. She is a member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association, Substitute Cello of the Niagara Symphony Orchestra and Substitute Principal Cello of the music4life Ensemble.

Xinya’s philosophy of teaching involves treating every student on an individual basis. She believes that each student has his / her unique qualities and that her responsibility as a teacher is to bring out those qualities without any comparison to others.

Credentials: D.M.A., M.M., B.M.

Categories: Cello
Updated 9 months ago.