Jacqueline is an outstanding musician who has been classically trained on piano and on violin in both the Suzuki and classical methods of teaching. She has been teaching and sharing her love for music with others for many years and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Music from San Jose State University. While attending SJSU, Jacqueline gained valuable group teaching experience co-leading the "String Project", an after-school educational program for young people. As a graduate student she enjoyed taking additional course in piano pedagogy (the art of teaching). Having played both piano and violin since 2005, Jacqueline has participated in countless school and pit orchestras over the years. She loves supporting private lesson students in their pursuit of group playing experiences.
Jacqueline has also enjoyed working with children in summer vacation Bible school camps and served on the worship band at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pleasanton - playing both violin and piano.
Her hobbies include attending concerts (before Covid) and enjoying large screen cinema from a variety of genres.
She is patient and calm, with an encouraging nature. She strives to spark enthusiasm and passion for music in her students, and is always looking for new and creative ways to engage her students in the experience of learning music.
- Koch Lane