Fu, Yimei Melody

Fu, Yimei Melody

Education and Background

Yimei Melody Fu began playing the piano at the age of 5. She received Bachelor of Arts from Shanghai Conservatory of music (one of the top conservatories in China) in 2012 and Master of Music from Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA) in 2014, both major in Music Education. She was awarded with the Elizabeth Graf CFA Scholarship for her Master’s degree and Piano Pedagogy Certification program.

Melody has been teaching piano for over 9 years. She also has been teaching general music in Kindergarten, Elementary and Secondary schools since 2009. During her Bachelor’s program, she got specialized study in Orff-schulwerk and Kodaly method. During her Master’s program at CMU, she also got specialized training in Dalcroze and now she is a Dalcroze Certification candidate.  She offered an Introduction of Dalcroze Eurhythmics workshop at Palo Alto, CA in 2016.

Teaching Philosophy

“Music is already in student’s body. They need to be awakened to that awareness naturally through movement and fun experience.”