Wu, Tracy

Wu, Tracy

Education and Background

Ms. Wu holds a B.M. in violin performance from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University with a minor in anthropology as well as a M.M. in violin performance from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. During her time in school she served as principal viola of the Aspen Academy of Conducting Orchestra, principal 2nd violin of the Shepherd School Chamber Orchestra, and as the concertmaster of the National Repertory Orchestra.

Ms. Wu has a vivid passion for working with children. She worked with children with special needs at the Monarch Institute for Neurological Differences during her time as a Da Camera of Houston Young Artist, as a chamber music coach at American Festival for the Arts, and has maintained a private studio since her time at the Peabody Conservatory. From 2014-2016 Ms. Wu performed in San Francisco Symphony’s Adventures in Music program. Ms. Wu holds a childhood development associate teacher permit and in 2017 became a preschool teacher at Bing Nursery School. She currently works with children at the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford. Ms. Wu strongly believes in using music as a vehicle to develop articulate, well-rounded individuals.

Teaching Philosophy

I believe strongly in using music as a vehicle to develop articulate, well-rounded individuals. In early music classes I use song, rhythm instruments, and movement to nurture a love for music and the world around us.