Mrs. Weidner holds a degree in music theory with a major in voice. She has extensive stage experience in piano, guitar and with leading musicians in band settings.
Christina’s gentle direct teaching style has proven effective to impart her passion and love for music into each student (and teacher) equipping them to know their instrument.
Amy Zhang, music teacher of LBA and CAA, teaches group music class, violin and piano lesson. She holds the Master of Music degree from University of Northern Colorado and Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Putian University. As a violinist, she has performed with UNC Symphony Orchestra in the states. As a soloist, she has won the 1st prize in the Fujian Province Violin Competition in Putian District and the 3rd prize in the Finals. She has previously taught violin at private art schools.
Vanessa attended formal dance school for 8 years where she learned jazz, hiphop, lyrical and tap dancing. She started choreographing professionally when she was 14 and joined several competitions during her school days. Vanessa believes that dancing develops discipline as it requires precision, body control and timing. She’s passionate about dancing and wants to impart this to her students.
Olive enjoys making art since childhood, and it continues to be her passion. She has many years of experience teaching art at Find the Art, Golden Children, summer camps and Sunday school. Olive receives her professional qualification certificate in Clay, photography and cloth art. Some of her works were exhibited in the Shanghai Mass Art Center (SMAC) in 2013. Olive enjoys working with children in a variety of mediums from clay, to paint, to fabrics, to wood, to collages. She hopes to both encourage and challenge each student on their varying individual journeys.