Dr. Yerin Kim holds a double degree in Piano Performance and Psychology from Oberlin conservatory and college, a Master of Music from Indiana University Bloomington, and Doctor of Musical Arts from State University of New York, Stony Brook. Her mentors and teachers include Hans Boepple, Seunghae Choi, Haewon Song, Arnaldo Cohen, Jean-Louis Haguenauer, and Gilbert Kalish.
She recently joined the faculty at Central Washington University as their new Professor of Piano. Prior to joining Central Washington University, she taught at the University of Notre Dame as Adjunct Assistant Teaching Professor, and at Chugye University for the Arts Conservatory in South Korea as Visiting Professor of Piano. She also enjoys pre-college teaching and has taught talented young students from pre-college programs at Indiana University Bloomington and State University of New York Stony Brook.
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Watch an insightful interview with Dr. Yerin Kim. She shares her ideas and suggestions for students, teachers and parents as they prepare for the 2021 Competition!