Mr. Dennis Ngai

Violin, Viola Teacher, Administrator

Dennis Ngai


Sunnyvale, CA
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Dennis Ngai is a highly sought-after violin and viola teacher with over 18 years of teaching experience in Silicon Valley. His musical journey began at the age of five under the tutelage of his father, a former member of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Throughout his career, Dennis has been mentored by many prestigious musicians, including Antoine van Dongen, Lin Li, and Wei He, which has honed his deep understanding of the art of music-making.

As a certified Suzuki teacher, Dennis is dedicated to providing a nurturing and supportive learning environment for students of all ages and levels. He has trained extensively with Suzuki educators such as Joseph Kaminsky and Allen Lieb, and his teaching approach combines the Suzuki method with traditional pedagogy to provide a comprehensive and well-rounded music education.

Dennis’s commitment to music education is reflected in his ability to work with students to help them achieve their musical goals. He instills in his students the technical skills and performance techniques they need to succeed, while also nurturing a love of music that will last a lifetime.

Dennis’s students have become members of prestigious local youth symphony organizations such as the California Youth Symphony, Peninsula Youth Orchestra, Golden State Youth Orchestra, Fremont Youth Symphony Orchestra, San Jose Youth Symphony, and Silicon Valley Youth Symphony, showcasing the effectiveness of his teaching approach and dedication to musical excellence.