Mr. Kim has pursued conducting studies at the Pierre Monteux School, the Conductors Retreat at Medomak and the Conductors Institute at Bard College Conservatory of Music. He has performed in masterclasses and received training from artists including Leon Fleisher, Gustav Meier, Yuval Yaron, and the Juilliard String Quartet. As a featured performer, he appeared both as a pianist and conductor on Southern California’s Classical KDB 93.7 FM, as well as on the Maine Public Broadcasting Networks. An advocate of new music, Mr. Kim has led numerous world premieres of works by living composers, including music by Hans Zimmer from the motion picture, Inception. He is a recipient of multiple career grants from the Léni Fé Bland Foundation and has won first prize awards in piano from the Music Teachers National Association and Saddleback Symphony Young Artist competitions. As a devoted music educator himself, he has served as a clinician and adjudicator for music programs throughout the United States.
Anthony Do-Hoon Kim was awarded a Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Michigan where he studied under Kenneth Kiesler. He also holds both a Bachelor and Master of Music in Piano Performance from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was a student of Charles Asche. As a graduate teaching assistant at UCSB, he taught instrumental conducting courses and was awarded both the Ernö Daniel Memorial Award for Distinguished Performance and Outstanding Graduate of the Year Award. Growing up in Southern California, Mr. Kim studied piano with Kay Etheridge and performed as a violinist with the San Diego Youth Symphony.
Tuition is charged monthly and is due no later than the first lesson of each month.
Tuition for the 2013-2014 Academic Year:
$--/ 40-min lesson (age 4-8)
$--/ 60-min lesson (age 9+) $--/ 75-min lesson in both piano and violin *Please contact me for the current tuition rates
Make-up lessons will be given under the following circumstances:
*lesson canceled by the teacher
*lesson canceled by the student due to illness, family emergency, school event
If the lesson is to be rescheduled, the teacher must be notified at least 24-hours prior to the lesson time.