The founder of Edelweiss Music & Art Studio

 Our Teachers  

Drum Teachers

Derek Yu has been with Edelweiss Music Studio since 2016. He is exceptional with young kids who wants to learn drum. Derek not only loves teaching drums, but also loves to teach arts at Edelweiss Art & Music Studio. He has Art degree from UC Berkeley. Derek also works at San Francisco Music club and performs there.

Jim Leadbetter has been playing drums since 26 years. He started teaching drums from 2009.  Along with teaching drums, Jim is a passionate about performing. He started his band in 1998 and has performed in more than 1000 shows

Piano Teachers

Galina Melnikova is a graduate of Perm State University and Music College in Perm, Russia. She is an enthusiastic teacher and passionate about her students’ success.  She loves teaching, and several of her students are successful performers. Ms. Melniova has made a name for herself as one of the South Bay’s most sought music instructors.  

Voice/Choir Teacher

Guitar Teacher

Art Teacher

Music Theory Teacher




Monday to Friday 2:00 p.m -9:00 pm

Saturday  - 7:00 a.m -5:00 p.m

Sunday - 1:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m



2887 The Villages Pkwy, San Jose , CA 95135


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