Harmonic Piano Studio was recently established by Dr. Pei-Hsin Kao, who holds a Doctorate in Musical Arts in Piano, from the prestigious Peabody Conservatory of Music. The Peabody Institute, the oldest music conservatory in the United States, was founded in 1875 by philanthropist George Peabody. Since 1977 Peabody Conservatory has been affiliated with the world-renowned Johns Hopkins University. With its internationally known faculties producing internationally known students, Piano Department at Peabody has for many years consistently attracted the finest piano students from around the world.
Prior to moving to the United States to attend Peabody, Dr. Kao studied piano in Taiwan and Russia. From her varied musical background, she has absorbed the influences of major schools of piano pedagogy from Paris, Vienna, and Moscow. During her time at Peabody, Dr. Kao embraced the influence of the American School of piano thought and has synthesized this with other piano traditions. For four years she taught private piano lessons at the prestigious Gilman School, a private K-12 preparatory school for boys in Baltimore, MD. In the same year she started teaching at Gilman, she was accepted by unanimous faculty vote to join the piano faculty at Wuhan Music Conservatory in China. She declined this opportunity however, and decided to stay in United States.
Harmonic Piano Studio aims to provide high quality piano lessons for all who are interested in playing piano, and accepts students from age five to adults of any ages. While guiding students to enjoy their creativity, Harmonic Piano Studio introduces professionalism in the simplest way to satisfy the soul.
Harmonic Piano Studio offers lessons in a mini-concert hall environment where three types of instruments are available: a simple electronic piano, a weighted-key digital piano, and a professional grand piano. It is located in Bridle Trails Neighborhood, Bellevue, WA, which is nearby Microsoft. The current students are from Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Woodinville, Duval, Sammamish, Mercer Island, and Shoreline. In addition, during the Pandemic, once the remote lessons become available, there are students continuously taking the lessons internationally, across the Pacific Ocean.