Susan Xia holds a Bachelor of Music (Piano Performance) from the University of British Columbia. Having started piano at the age of nine, she is currently studying with Corey Hamm. Some of her past teachers include Boris Konovalov, Amanda Chan, Patricia Hoy, and Rena Sharon. Susan is actively involved in her community and has performed at many events, including SRABC’s Art After Stroke, VSO Day of Music, Heart of the City Piano Program performances, and the Canadian Music Centre Documentary Film Festival concert. She has also performed Saint-Saëns' Piano Concerto No.2 (first movement) with the Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra. Susan’s continuing passion for music extends into her teaching of piano and music theory. She enjoys tailoring her teaching style to her students and inspiring them to be creative. As a dedicated musician, she also plays the violin and guitar. She is currently finishing her Master of Management at the Sauder School of Business at UBC.