Piano, Violin, Suzuki Early Childhood Education
Shatin, Hong Kong
Stephanie Bina is a piano and Suzuki violin teacher. She started learning violin at age five as a Suzuki student of Randi Kvam Hellman. It was these years of loving encouragement, gentle guidance, and memorable music learning that left an indelible mark on her life and made her envision one day being a Suzuki violin teacher.
Stephanie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota and received her elementary education certification and teaching license from St. Thomas University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is a member of the Suzuki Association of Americas and completed her Suzuki teacher training with Nancy Lokken at the American Suzuki Institute.
Stephanie was a member of the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong from 2007-2011. Prior to teaching violin, Stephanie taught fifth grade for eleven years at International Christian School in Hong Kong. Stephanie enjoys reading, learning, hiking, and running, as well as family time with her husband and four young children.