Lizhou is joined by his wife, Yvonne, for teaching endeavors. They both have Master of Music degrees from world renown conservatories and have years of experience teaching all levels and ages of students. Lizhou was a teaching assistant at New York University Stonybrook as well as a professor of viola at the Central Conservatory of Music Beijing. Yvonne was trained in violin and viola pedagogy by the famous Mimi Zwieg of Indiana University.
Yvonne Johnson and LiZhou Liu's teaching studio
Regulation and Rules
Students will work hard and arrive fully prepared for their lesson.
Students will have weekly lessons from Sept. 1 to May 31. (except two weeks vacation of Christmas)
Students will come at least 5 minutes before the lesson time.
If students come late, they will have a shorter lesson.
If students can't make the lesson, they will inform the teacher at least 12 hours before the scheduled time (except illness). If students don't show, the teacher will still get paid.
Students will be required to play in two class recitals each year (Christmas and spring).
Students are responsible for the cost of the piano accompanist (usually $15 covers Suzuki book 1-3, $25 covers Suzuki book 4 and above including concertos).
Tuition will be paid to the teacher by the month and should be received the first week of each month (based on number of weeks).
The tuition rates are 30 minutes - $35, 45 minutes - $50, 1 hour - $65.