Portrait of Yingwen LewisYingwen Lewis 鄭穎雯 was born in the town of Nan-Tzu (楠梓區), Kaohsiung County, Taiwan and began her piano studies at the age of four. She studied at the National Taiwan University of Arts (國立臺灣藝術大學 – 前國立藝專) in Taipei before coming to the United States to study in the music–rich city of Boston. She studied under such world renowned musicians as Randall Hodgkinson, Hae-Sun Paik, and Benjamin Zander. Yingwen received her diploma in music performance from the New England Conservatory in 1996.

Ms. Lewis’ repertoire includes an extensive list of representative works by Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Chopin, Liszt, Hindemith, Schumann, Debussy, and many others from the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods. Marked by fluid technique, focused style, and flawless execution, she is a well sought-after instructor as well as accompanist for choirs and soloists, and has performed in recital with members of the San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Opera Orchestra.

Piano Performance and Instruction

Yingwen is currently available as a soloist and as an accompanist for vocal and instrumental recitals in the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California. As a piano teacher, she is accepting talented private classical piano students, ages five to adult. Her students mostly come from Danville, Diablo, San Ramon, Windemere, Blackhawk, and Alamo. Young beginners, hobbyists, accomplished students, and advanced pianists preparing for conservatory enrollment are all encouraged to inquire about lessons.


Lessons are $125 per hour.

Music Certification Exams

Preparation for music certification exams are available. Examinations are done through the The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM), levels 6 – 8 only. Certification exam guidance is available for piano performance and music theory. Contact me if you would like more information on this program.

Double Bass and Music Theory

Private instruction in classical double bass and music theory is available with Joseph R. Lewis, M.Mus. New England Conservatory. Mr. Lewis’ double bass students have served in principal positions in top youth orchestras in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra, and California Youth Symphony, and have won competitions and scholarships at prominent universities nationwide. Space in the double bass studio is extremely limited and accepted only by interview. Contact us for more information.

Music theory instruction prepares students for AP Music Theory and ABRSM music theory exams. Past music theory students have received top marks on exams. Instruction and tutoring is available via videoconferencing or in person. Contact us for more information.