Pei Yao Xu

Phone: 514-963-3068 3555 av. Atwater
E-mails: peiyao.xu@outlook.com Montréal, QC H3H 1Y3
Teaching e-Portfolio : peiyaoxu.weebly.com

EDUCATION

Concurrent Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Education 2013 - 2017
McGill University, Montréal, QC
• Dean’s Honour List

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Piano Teacher 2010 - 2017
• Taught students of various ages and ability levels
• Incorporated different styles of music: classical, jazz, pop, etc.

Dance Teacher 2012 - 2017
Phoenix School of Arts
Studio Prodanse
• Taught large groups of various ages
• Tailored choreographies to students’ abilities and strengths

Student Teacher – Laval Senior Academy Fall 2016
• Taught grades 9-11 band music (including students with learning disabilities)

Student Teacher – St-Lambert Elementary May 2015
• Taught grades K-6 general music, recorder and band

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

• Recipient of the Schulich School of Music Scholarship
• Recipient of the Valerie Wood Memorial Award
• Recipient of the P. Lantz Scholarship for Excellence in the Arts and Education
• Recipient of the William Arthur Weir Memorial Award
• Recipient of the Bennie Schwartz Prize
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LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

VP Finance
Music Education Undergraduate Student Association, McGill University
• Manage the budget and all financial transactions of the student association
• Organize and participate in fundraising events

VP External
Urban Groove Dance Project, McGill University
• Manage all communications between the club and McGill University, the Montréal dance
community.
• Organize and produce a showcase at the end of every semester

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

Camp Counsellor
Langmobile Day Camp Summer 2015
Champions Day Camp Summer 2014
• Developed weekly learning activities for campers
• Supervised and interacted with groups of children aged 6 to 12 years

Receptionist
Studio Prodanse 2012 – 2014
• Attend to clients on the phone and in person
• Updated client accounts and documented financial transactions

Sales Associate
David’s Tea 2011 - 2013
Le Soulier De Satin 2010
• Worked in a team setting to deliver exceptional customer service

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS

• Language proficiency: English, French and Mandarin
• Basic knowledge of musical software such as Pro Tools, Audacity, Sibelius and Finale
• Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
• Basic knowledge of Java
• CPR/First Aid Certified

References available on request