Saori Yamamoto

Piano Teacher

Saori Yamamoto

SAA Member


San Francisco, CA
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Saori was trained through the Suzuki Method in Japan, and is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Aademy. She studied with Russian teachers in Kansas City and at Chopin Academy in Warsaw with Polish teachers. Her cross-cultural experiences have given her the skills to work with students from diverse backgrounds with different learning styles.

Besides teaching, Saori enjoys working as a dance accompanist and church pianist. Currently, Saori serves as faculty member at the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute. She received Suzuki training at the Holy Names University in Oakland, CA studying under Caroline Fraser. Saori is completing her Master’s degree in piano performance at DePaul University studying under George Vatchnadze.