Dr. Zhang Bei

每个人的声音都是与生俱来的宝贵乐器。从小开始学习唱歌,可以陶冶孩子们的艺术情操,帮助他们学会抒发自己内心的真挚情感,同时还可以增强他们的自信心以及舞台表演能力,甚至对于他们成人以后说话的音色和语气都有至关重要的作用。雪绒花合唱团将帮助孩子们在轻松的学习状态中找到最好听的声音。在教学当中,老师会从培养孩子的歌唱兴趣入手,循序渐进,因材施教。合唱课注重训练孩子们的发声方法、气息运用、咬字吐词、音准、节奏及乐感的培养。课程曲目广泛,让孩子们学会动听的中英文歌曲。在合唱的过程中,孩子们不仅学会更好的表达自己,抒发情感,释放压力,还学会互相聆听,帮助孩子们更好的合群。

抒情女高音张蓓老师具有数十年声乐教学经验,教学生动而严谨,富有爱心和耐心,深受学生的喜爱。她十七岁以全江苏省专业总分第一名的成绩考入南师大音乐学院主修声乐与钢琴,师从著名歌唱家俞子正教授,以优异成绩毕业并保送读研,获得了音乐教育硕士学位。以后她 又以全国总分第一的专业成绩考入上海音乐学院攻读音乐学博士。之后因为甜美的嗓音被美国西北大学音乐学院录取,著名声乐家Richard Alderson准备收她为关门弟子,但由于她同时收到母校南师大音乐学院的聘书,毅然放弃了出国留学的机会,在南师大音乐学院任教。曾担任高校音乐学院招生考试的主考,南京各类音乐比赛的评委,并曾获得南师大音乐学院青年教师教学一等奖。来美后就读琵琶蒂音乐学院(Peabody Conservatory of Music)获得作曲硕士学位, 她的作品曾两次获全美专业作曲比赛大奖,其中作品Alborado已多次被音乐家在全美各地演奏,并已被选入萨克斯管演奏专业博士毕业音乐会必演作品。张老师多年前在Virginia成立新星音乐工作室,教授钢琴与声乐。她的学生宋津津是美国东部数百名选手中唯一入围的两名选手之一,赴北京参加了水立方国际华人歌唱大赛决赛。
 

Everyone is born with a precious instrument, voice. With proper training, children will learn the artistic way to express themselves, build up self-confidence and gain stage performance skills. In a much relaxed environment, Ms. Amy, the director of the Edelweiss Chorus, will help students find their best voice. During the training, Ms. Amy will build core fundamental skills, such as  learning proper breathing skills, rhythms and note values, and dynamics, etc. A step-by- step, individualized approach will be utilized, and age appropriate English and Chinese songs will be taught to build up our chorus repertoire.

Ms. Amy Zhang is an experienced vocal music teacher. Ms. Zhang studied vocal music and piano at Nanjing Normal University. After graduated Summa Cum Laude, she continued her study at the same university and gained a Master degree in Music Education. Before moved to the US, Ms. Zhang taught music in the Conservatory of Music at Nanjing Normal University. She judged for the college audition and for a number of music competitions. Ms. Zhang continued her music education at the Peabody Conservatory of Music where she earned her Master degree in Music  Composition. She has won twice in the national composition competition. Her music Alborado has been performed many times throughout the States, and was chosen to perform in the DMA graduate concert in Saxophone Performance. Prior to relocate to New Jersey, Ms. Zhang owned her music studio in Virginia and taught piano and vocal music. Sophia Song, one of her former students, was one of the two finalists from US who were invited to the Final of the National Aquatic Center International Vocal Competition in Beijing.