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Master Classes

Opusfest Cebu 2010, Philippines
Gheorghe Dima Music Academy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Southern Methodist University, Dallas
University of Texas at San Antonio
New World School of the Arts, Miami
Colchester Institute, Essex, UK
Young Pianist Series, Knoxville, Tennessee

Lecture Recitals

University of Oregon, Eugene
University of Washington, Seattle
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington
Western Washington University, Bellingham
Hudson River Pianofest, Nyack College, New York
Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas


International Keyboard Institute & Festival, Dorothy MacKenzie Artist Awards, New York
National Director, Undergraduate Performance Scholarships, SAI Philanthropies, Inc.
HKSMSA Festival, Hong Kong, Piano Division
Special Music School of America, New York
Associated Music Teachers League, Young Musicians Concert, New York
New York Music Competition, Flushing YWCA
LaGuardia High School Concerto Competition, New York
Janice K. Hodges Contemporary Piano Competition, San Antonio
Schubert Club Festival, Fairfield, Connecticut
Juilliard Pre-College Concerto Competition

Teaching Positions

The Juilliard School, New York

Keyboard Studies Faculty, College Division
Ear Training Faculty, Evening Division
Keyboard Studies Faculty, Evening Division

Brooklyn College Preparatory Center for the Performing Arts

Piano Department Chair
Piano Faculty

Lucy Moses School, Kaufman Center, New York

Faculty, Young People’s Division, Adult Division, Young Artist Program

Private Studio

Chamber Music
Ear Training
Score Reading/Transposition/Harmony

Watch excerpts from a piano lesson
Watch excerpts from a class
Watch youngsters performing Emily White's arrangement


Doctoral Thesis: Vladimir Sofronitsky (1901–1961)
Translation of Russian and Italian Articles with Program Notes, Complete Concert Programs, Repertoire, and Discography, with Foreward and Commentary, 1995 (available through International Piano Archives, College Park, Maryland)
CD Liner Notes, “Scriabin chez Scriabin” (Arbiter Records 157, 2008)
Editor, Poco a Poco, Manhattan School of Music Newspaper

Students’ Honors

Irene Tse, soloist with Portobello Orchestra, London, and Colne Philharmonic, UK
Kingsley Matthew, performed at Merkin Hall and Hudson Valley Piano Festival
Zhou'er Wang, performed at Weill Hall, Young Musicians' Concert, AMTL
Aileen Kim, 1st Prize, Flagello Competition; performed Bach concerto in Greece
Abigail Koo, admitted to Manhattan School of Music; 1st Prize, Staten Island Competition
David Zhang, performed at Avery Fisher Hall and National Guild Arts Festival
David Klotz, admitted to Tanglewood Young Artists Program
Ming Shung Lee, admitted to Cincinnati Conservatory DMA program on scholarship


Manhattan School of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts
Royal Academy of Music, Recital Diploma First Class; ARAM
Hodgson Fellowship, Meaker Fellowship, RAM
The Juilliard School, Master of Music, Professional Studies
Teaching Fellowship, Opera Coaching Fellowship, Juilliard
University of Maryland, Bachelor of Music summa cum laude with High Honors in Music

Major Teachers

Sascha Gorodnitzki
Christopher Elton
Solomon Mikowsky
Donn-Alexandre Feder
Nelita True
Peggy Neighbors Erwin

Master Classes

Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich
Joseph Kalichstein
Ivan Moravec
Leonid Hambro
Rosalyn Tureck
Leon Fleisher


Samuel Sanders
Margo Garrett
Alberta Masiello
John Streets
Amadeus Quartet
Guarneri Quartet

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Master class, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
with piano students from the Gheorghe Dima Music Academy, Transylvania, Romania
with Hong Kong Festival winner
with Hong Kong Festival winner
with HKSMSA Haydn Sonata winner
with HKSMSA Haydn Sonata winner
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Steinway Hall recital, with K. Matthew
Steinway Hall recital (left); with student Kingsley Matthew, Merkin Hall, New York
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