Acclaimed for her expressive playing and engaging teaching, pianist Grace Ho is “an artist who makes music from the heart and touches her audience with her wonderful sensitivity.” Dr. Ho has been recognized as a performer and lecturer, having presented lecture-recitals for the Oregon Bach Festival and at regional conferences in the Pacific Northwest and Canada.
As a teacher, she is sought after for her dedication to mentoring and guiding students. For over twenty years she has taught piano students of all ages and levels. At the collegiate level, she has eight years of experience as the instructor for courses in piano pedagogy, applied piano, class piano, and music theory. Dr. Ho has frequently served as adjudicator for the Oregon Music Teachers Association and the National Federation of Music Clubs.
Dr. Ho holds a D.M.A. in piano performance and arts administration from the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance, a Professional Studies Diploma in piano performance from San Francisco Conservatory, a M.M. in piano performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and a B.M. in piano performance from Biola University Conservatory of Music. Her primary teachers include Dean Kramer, Paul Hersh, Menahem Pressler, and Jennie K. Wong.
DMA 2013, Piano Performance and Arts Administration, University of Oregon
Professional Studies Diploma 2009, Piano Performance, San Francisco Conservatory