“Online learning enables people everywhere to gain instant access to high-quality education and I’m so grateful for the platform of WeMusic that allows me to share my personal experiences with students.” 

—  Nansong Huang, Piano Teaching Artist

Teaching Artists

Our teaching artists are alumni and faculty from the top conservatories and music institutions in the world, possessing incomparable experience in both stage performance and music education.


Piano Teaching Artists

Dr. Mark De Zwaan

DM, Jacobs School of Music

at Indiana University

Dr. Li-Wen Weng

DMA,University of Illinois at

Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

Patrick Kreeger

DMA, The Juilliard School

Deiran Manning

MM, Jacobs School of Music

at Indiana University

Jiayan Sun

DMA, The Juilliard School

Jarred Dunn

PgD, K. Szymanowski Academy

Daniel Rudin

BA, Yale University

Dr. Chia-Ying Chan

DMA, University of Illinois at

Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

Ruiqi Fang

DMA, Manhattan School of Music

Dr. Sun Min Kim

DMA, Eastman School of Music

Meng Yang

MM, New York University 

Benjamin Goodman

PDPL, Mannes School of Music -

The New School

Dr. Chen Wang

DMA, Michigan State University

Kelly Vargas

BA, Berklee College of MUSIC

Dr. Ji Hyun Kim

DM, Jacobs School of Music

at Indiana University

Bryan Percoco

MM, University of Cincinnati

College-Conservatory of Music

Kristhyan Benitez

MM, Boston Conservatory

Dr. Konstantine Valianatos

DMA, The Juilliard School

Qilin Sun

MM, The Juilliard School

Monica Meng-Chieh Lu

MM, Mannes School of Music -

The New School


Violin Teaching Artists

Fan Zhang

MM, DePaul University School of Music

Lydia Sewell

MM, Duquesne University

Kevin Zheng

MM, Yale University

Arianne Urban

MM, DePaul University

Dr. Tammy Chang

DMA, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Megan Kingon

MM, Royal Northern College of Music

Dr. Seohee Min

DMA, City University of New York

Johnna Wu

DMA Candidate, CUNY

MM, The Juilliard School

Dr. Timothy D. Jones

D. Mus, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Porto Alegre RS, Brazil

Caitlin Smith

MM, Royal Academy of Music, London, UK


Cello Teaching Artists

Julian Langford

DMA, Stony Brook University

MM, The Juilliard School


Voice Teaching Artists

Tanya Makswood

MM, University of California

Julia Geisler

MM, University of Kansas

Ashley Jackson

MM, University of Kentucky Lexington

Angela Mannino

MM, Indiana University

Blake Brauer

BFA, Music Theatre,

Illinois Wesleyan University

Kelly Vargas

BA, Berklee College of MUSIC

Margaret Izard

MM, Roosevelt University

Kyla Gabka

BA Music & BA Musical Theatre, Columbia College Chicago


Oboe Teaching Artists

Jelena Soro

MM, Berklee College of Music


Composition Teaching Artists

Alex Burtzos

DMA, Manhattan School of Music

Blake Brauer

BFA, Music Theatre,

Illinois Wesleyan University

Kelly Vargas

BFA, Berklee College of MUSIC

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