HK Piano Studio
All Ages & Levels
A wonderful privilege of being a piano teacher is being able to share the joy of music and inspire the students through the music making process. Learning to play the piano will not only enrich one’s life, but also teach important life skills such as diligence, dedication and perseverance.
Dr. Kim strives to instruct her students for an artistic playing, technical proficiency, performance skills and ultimately, the enjoyment of playing the piano and developing a lifelong appreciation for music. Additionally, Dr. Kim will guide the students to develop a good practice habit, problem solving skills, knowledge in music theory and history, sight-reading and aural skills, through which the students will gain more confidence and independence towards expressing their own thoughts and emotions through their playing.
The curriculum and repertoire will be designed according to each student’s individual needs, interest, potential and learning style.
Dr. Kim’s students have performed in prestigious venues such as, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center as winners of International Piano Competitions for young artists, and have been recipients of the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) and the Music Educators Association of New Jersey (MEANJ) certifications.
Dr. Kim is an active member of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA),
New Jersey Music Teachers Association (NJMTA), Pompton Valley Music Teachers Association (PVMTA), and the Music Educators Association of New Jersey (MEANJ), where she serves as a member of the Piano Competition Committee and adjudicator for the Piano Auditions.
Dr. Kim welcomes students of all ages and levels. She is also happy to advise students who need help in preparation for competitions, college/conservatory auditions, music examinations, summer festivals, recitals, etc.
Lesson location is at Dr. Kim’s home studio in Wayne, NJ. Dr. Kim also continues to provide music education through online lessons as well. The studio is equipped with multiple cameras and microphones to enhance the student's visual and aural learning process. Dr. Kim also leverages a tablet to interactively teach music theory, music analysis, sight-reading, etc.
If you would like to have an initial consultation or have any questions, please use the contact button below.
Students are encouraged to perform on a regular basis and participate in recitals, local and state events, festivals, competitions, etc.
A variety of performance opportunities encourage students to grow as artists and develop their self-confidence as they learn the art of performance in a positive and encouraging atmosphere.
RCM Examination & Certificate Program
The Royal Conservatory Examination Program provides a recognized national standard of musical success through a comprehensive system of music study and assessment from Elementary to Advanced levels.
The RCM inspires excellence through individual student examinations and allows students to celebrate accomplishment and track their progress with others across the world.
RCM’s integrated curriculum encompasses repertoire from classical to contemporary, as well as etudes, ear tests, sight reading, technique, and theory.
For more information, visit www.rcmusic.com
Whether it is your first time playing the piano or you had piano lessons as a child, it is never too late to start learning to play the piano at any age.
The lesson curriculum will be tailored towards the adult student's individual goal and level. The lessons may include basic music theory, piano technique, general musicianship, lead sheet reading, learning the student's favorite songs of any genre or style.