Dr. Hye-Young Kim
- Office Location:
- Bertea Hall 122
- (714) 744-2138
- University of Southern California, Doctor of Music in Performance
- Dr. Hye-Young Kim is an active collaborative pianist and coach in a wide variety of repertoire and ensembles. Her musical studies began at the age of 5 on the piano and she later received her Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance in Korea. She furthered her musical study at the University of Southern California in the studio of Dr. Alan Smith where she achieved her Master's degree and Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Keyboard Collaborative Arts. While completing her doctoral program, she minored in Sacred Music, Solo Piano Performance, and Music Education. She has worked as a collaborative pianist and as an instrumental and vocal coach for the USC Chamber Choir, USC Opera, UCLA Opera, American Institute of Musical Studies, Songfest, and Pacific Symphony. She has performed internationally in Austria, Italy, Cuba, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the U.S. Her performance has appeared on radio and television. Dr. Kim is currently an adjunct faculty of Chapman University Conservatory of Music.