Dr. Emma Rui-Xuan Shi

Artist director,Doctor Music Academy;
Music Minister of Cloverdale United Church;
RCM examiner and senior certified teacher

Dr. Emma Shi is an active music educator, public speaker and adjudicator. She is the director of Doctor Music Academy, director of International Piano Professional Association (IPPA) Canada division, music director of Cloverdale United Church. During the pandemic period, Dr. Shi published numerous videos of piano pedagogy, hosted virtual concerts to global audience, organized fundraising concerts for local community. One of the highlight performance was a live solo recital in Sierra Leone National TV Station invited by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. In addition to her solo performance career, she was invited to offer several professional lectures, topic includes jazz piano, piano fundamental techniques, new syllabus of RCM exams, etc. She is a seasoned adjudicator and has served in the juries of national and international piano competitions including RCM exams, IPPA-Conero International Competition, Maria’s Records International Music Festival, China “Xuehui” Cup Piano Competition. She is renowned for developing prodigious talents from early formative ages to young professional artists. Her students are prize winners in national and international competitions.