Betty Ro
Active Member

Subjects:
Piano (advanced)

Phone: (267) 546-8875
Email: hsro@dal.ca 
Website: austinartsprepschool.org/faculty

25 Windrock Dr.
Bedford  NS  B4A 3E5


Originally from South Korea, Betty Ro has been teaching in Nova Scotia since 1992.  After culminating her studies in Korea, she completed a M.M. from the New England Conservatory in Boston, MA, with piano studies under Gabriel Chodos and Jacob Maxin, and chamber music studies under Larry Lesser and Leon Kirchner.

Teaching all ages and levels, Betty has held a flourishing private studio for over 25 years.  Her students have garnered recognition through awards and scholarships, in addition to having received Gold medal rankings in the Royal Conservatory Examinations.  Other accolades include top prizes at the Kiwanis Music Festival, the National Canadian Music Competition, and the Debut Atlantic Award for Musical Excellence.  In 2016, Betty was named the NSRMTA Teacher of the Year.  She has been selected for recognition as a “Teacher of Distinction” by The Royal Conservatory in 2021.

Betty has additional teaching experience from Dalhousie University, where she was invited to teach for the 2000-2001 academic school year.  During 2018-2019, she was on staff at Dalhousie University in the capacity of Applied Faculty in Piano.

Betty is a registered member of the Nova Scotia Registered Music Teacher’s Association, and is a certified educator through the Royal Conservatory of Music (Canada).

Piano Lesson for All Levels and Ages

Betty Ro is an active teacher and performer of chamber music.  She taught many students in Seoul, Boston and Halifax, including at Dalhousie University and Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts in Halifax.  She has appeared as a soloist with KBS Orchestra and performed solo recitals and chamber music in Seoul, Boston and Halifax.  Ms. Ro earned her master's degree of Performing Piano at New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, studying piano with Gabriel Chodos and Jacob Maxin, and chamber music with Larry Lesser and Leon Kirchner.  She is currently on sabbatical from the piano faculty at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts.

If you are interested in taking lesson please contact her at hsro@dal.ca or call (267) 546-8875 after 9 pm or on weekends.