Christine (Tchii) Fernandez

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Christine Fernandez grew up playing piano based on a strong foundation through the Suzuki Method. With the guidance of her parents, who have been Suzuki Piano Method teachers for nearly 30 years, Christine performed all solo graduation and master course recitals throughout her studies on the Suzuki method. She competed for numerous competitions and performed with many orchestras. She’s won in various venues such as East Bay Music Festival, MTAC Alameda County Branch Memorial Scholarship Foundation Auditions, Holy Names University Concerto Competition, Palo Alto Philharmonic Concerto Competition, and subsequently performed with Berkeley Youth Orchestra, Holy Names University Orchestra, and Palo Alto Philharmonic Orchestra. At age 16, Christine started to study at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She holds a BA in Piano Performance. In addition to her parents, her teachers include Roy Bogas, Sharon Mann and Mack McCray. She has been assisting and coaching in the Tchii’s Piano School of Music in lessons, ensemble classes, music theory classes, and concerto competitions. Furthermore, she has been in demand for her accompanying in the East Bay Area. Currently she is a staff accompanist and clinician at Holy Names University, Head Royce, Piedmont Middle & High Schools, and Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir