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educator , Concert pianist

Teresa Maria de Jong-Pombo, American concert pianist, educator. License community college teacher California, 1989. Fulbright grant, Fulbright Commission, 1985-1986, Carnation scholar, University Southern California, 1979-1983.


Jong-Pombo, Teresa Maria de was born on June 1, 1961 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of Pieter Nicolaas and Maria Josefa de Jong.


Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance summa cum laude, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1983. Master of Music in Piano Performance, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1985. Konzertfach Diplom, Hochschule fuer Musik und darstellende Kunst, Vienna, 1988.


Private piano instructor, Fountain Valley, California, since 1976. Assistant lecturer keyboard department University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1983—1985. Lecturer piano department The Colburn School of Performing Arts, since 1989.

Lecturer keyboard department Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, since 1999. Guest lecturer presenting a seminar on piano pedagogy Universidad Javeriana (University Javeriana), Bogota, Colombia, 1989. Guest artist, presenting performances and master classes Pa, Academy of Music, Lancaster, 1998.

Panelist at convention Music Teachers National Association, Los Angeles, 1999. Adjudicator various music competitions, since 1990. Junior chamber music coach, since 2005.

Recitalist Fulbright Commission, Boesendorfer Hall, Wiener Neudorf, Leon de Greiff Auditorium, Seal Beach Chamber Music Series, Christ Church by the Sea, Huntington Beach Arts Associates and many others, Various Cities, California, since 1974. Piano soloist in concerto appearances Orange Coast College Symphony Orchestra, Costa Mesa, California, since 1989.


  • License community college teacher California, 1989.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


Member of California Association of Professional Music Teachers, Music Teachers Association of California (branch vice-president 1993-1994), Music Teachers National Association, Pi Kappa Lambda (life), Phi Kappa Phi (life).


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, travel.


Married Diego Pombo, July 8, 1989. Children: Stefania Camila Pombo, Natalia Maria Pombo, Matthew Paul Pombo.

Pieter Nicolaas

Maria Josefa

Diego Pombo

Stefania Camila Pombo Jong-Pombo

Natalia Maria Pombo Jong-Pombo

Matthew Paul Pombo Jong-Pombo