Jessica Chou, currently based in the Los Angeles community, is an active performer of both solo and chamber music. A native of Taiwan, Ms. Chou has worked with numerous world-renowned pianists and pedagogues such as Ivo Pogorelich, Konstantin Ganev, Alexander Kobrin, Boris Berman, Ruth Slenczynska, Vladimir Krainev, Barry Snyder, Arie Vardi, Hae Sun Paik, Gwyneth Chen, Alessio Bax, Jeffrey Swann, and Steven Mayer. Her many awards and honors received in the Chicago area include the Samuel and Elinor Thaviu Award in Piano Performance and the Lucy P. Cantrell Fund for Piano students. Ms. Chou has also participated and performed in many summer festivals such as Bowdoin International Music Festival, International Keyboard Institure & Festival at Mannes College, Aspen Music Festival and School, and Masterworkds Festival. A recent Master’s graduate from Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University where she studied with Alan Chow, Ms. Chou is currently pursuing her studies of the Doctoral of Musical Arts at the Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California under the tutelage of Norman Krieger. Her former and current chamber music coaches include Elizabeth Buccheri, Sylvia Wang, Alan Smith, and Kevin Fitz-Gerald. In addition to being an artist and a performer, Ms. Chou devotes her time in teaching and greatly enjoys working as a teacher. Ms. Chou specializes in teaching students of all ages from age 3 and up (group and private lessons), including Young Musician’s group classes. Jessica is a member of the Music Teachers’ Association of California (MTAC).