About Emily Liu
Emily Liu grew up in a musical family. She was influenced by her father’s flute playing and her mother’s singing when she was a child. A pleasant music environment has cultivated her passion for music, and her enthusiastic and optimistic personality.
Emily earned a master’s degree in music education from Illinois State University and a bachelor’s degree in music education from Capital Normal University. She is a music teacher with more than 20 years of teaching experience. Emily was a college choir director. She also taught private music lessons in piano, aural skills, and music theory. One of her piano students won third and first place in the 44th and 45th Granquist Music Competition in Geneva. Emily’s goal is to make the study of music engaging, fulfilling, and fun. She fosters students’ enjoyment of music and enhances and expands their life skills, namely confidence, good communication, and patience with joy.
In Emily’s pursuit of lifelong learning, she stays up to date on the most current teaching methods, including social and emotional learning, the station rotation model with technology, and conceptual learning. She advocates a student-centered and teacher-led teaching philosophy. Emily is a member of the Music Teachers National Association.
In her spare time, Emily enjoys walking her dog Lane in nature and spending quality time with her family.