ABOUT THE TEACHER
Kim is a classically trained dramatic coloratura soprano and music educator specializing in classical and contemporary vocal techniques. She is a graduate of Chapman University with two Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance and Music Education. She has premiered numerous newly composed solo and chamber works in collaboration with upcoming, diverse composers, and has performed in reputable choral ensembles internationally. In addition to her vocal and piano studies, Kim is also studying pedal harp.
Kim's goal as a teacher is to offer personalized, student-oriented lessons that synthesize creative pedagogical practices, technical proficiency, and authentic creative expression. Her goal as an instructor is to provide a safe space to cultivate each student’s unique musical and artistic voice, and is familiar with working with a wide variety of experience levels in piano and vocal studies. Kim recognizes that there is no singular standard curriculum that fits the unique needs, interests, and learning styles of each of her students. Instead, she customizes and adjusts her content to the goals of each individual student.
Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and
Bachelor of Music Education
Classical voice (all levels)
Contemporary/pop voice (all levels)
Piano (beginning-intermediate) - Music Theory and Aural Skills (all levels)
Herb Alpert Emerging Young Artist Scholarship recipient (2016)
Chapman University New Music Ensemble Award (2020)
Chapman University Choir Award (2018)
Soloist for numerous newly composed vocal works