Jonathan Yao

Jonathan Yao

Jonathan Yao started playing drums at the age of 15 in an attempt to emulate his favorite rock and roll bands. Coming from a classical music background, he was always more attuned to the rhythmic aspect
of music. It was the feel of the pulse that moved him deeply enough to become passionately obsessed about…

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Douglas Yassen

Douglas Yassen

Cello and Violin Teacher Douglas Yassen is a Seattle-based musician. He is originally from Texas and moved to Seattle to further pursue his music career. Douglas teaches cellists and violinists ranging from beginners to advanced students. He has worked in the Lubbock and Allen ISD’s in Texas working as a ce…

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Ahra Yoo

City: Seattle

Ahra Yoo

Ahra Yoo was born in Seoul, Korea. After completing her BA in Organ Performance, she came to the USA in 2006 to pursue graduate studies in organ with Dr. Carole Terry at the University of Washington. While in her program, she was active both as a performer with other instrumentalists and as a solo performer. …

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Katherine Yoon

City: Orlando

Katherine Yoon

Katherine Yoon, born in South Korea, started piano when she was 6 years old. Later on at the age of 10, she also began practicing on the violin. As a young child, she attended a missionary school and was an accompanist for many of the school’s choirs where she performed at military bases, churches, broadcas…

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Elliot You

City: Atlanta

Elliot You

Elliot You had a passion for music at a young age. He started playing the violin around the age of 8. His curiosity led him to pick up the guitar, drums, piano, and trumpet. Elliot has played in multiple symphonies in North Carolina (where he was raised) and held titles such as Concertmaster, Associate Concer…

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Ashley Young

City: Denver

Ashley Young

Ashley was born in Ft. Collins, and has since grown up in Denver. She began learning music at the young age of 4 and has since continuously pursued music in piano and voice at every opportunity. She has continuously sang in choirs since she was 11, and taken both piano and voice lessons for many years.

As…

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Neil Young

Neil Young

Born in Atlanta, Neil began playing guitar after being inspired by a bluegrass show at the Grand Ole Opry when he was 12 years old. Shortly after, he began taking lessons from Atlanta blues icon, “Chicago” Joe Jones, and at the age of 16, began teaching alongside him as an instructor at the Atlanta Rock and B…

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Margaret Young-Weitzel

Margaret Young-Weitzel was in the faculty of Claflin University as Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Music Education. She completed her Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Washington where she studied conducting with Timothy Salzman. She also holds a Masters in Teaching and a Bachelor’s i…

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Angela Yu

City: Denver

Angela Yu

Enhancing musicianship and uncovering abilities is what Ms. Angela’s teaching philosophy is all about. She has a MA in piano pedagogy form University of Hartford, and over 30 years of teaching experience in both private and group settings. Angela has students from Taiwan, Hartford, San Jose and Irvine Califor…

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Basem Zaarour

City: Dallas

Basem Zaarour

Basem Za’arour is a pianist and composer who graduated from the Jordan Academy of Music in 1999 where he majored in piano, in addition to studying the flute. He is now looking to continue his great passion of teaching music. Basem’s first music teacher was his own mother, who raised him in a musical famil…

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