Donghee Kim

Donghee K.

Newport Beach, CA

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Donghee delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
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Ages 6+

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Hi, my name is Donghee Kim. Thanks for reading my introduction!
I, currently, am working as a performer. I have performed at many different jazz festival: 2014 Next Generation Monterey Jazz Festival, 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival, 2014 Newport Beach Jazz Party, 2014 Annual Jazz Education Network Conference, 2016 Jazz Education Network Conference, 2015 ACDA National Conference and many more.
I also have experiences of working in K-pop scene as composer, arranger and pianist. I was on one of the famous korean music TV shows 'Immortal Song2' as an arranger and keyboardist in 2012.
I have been teaching piano/music theory lessons since 2008.
I am mostly teaching advanced/college-perspective students, but I also have 6-10 years old students for private lessons. I am currently teaching at a music studio as piano instructor in Torrence.

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Piano Instructor
Apr 2017 - Present
Hills Academy


Jazz Studies
Sep 2013 - May 2015
California State University, Long Beach
Piano/Voice Performance
Jan 2006 - May 2012
Berklee College Of Music


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Annual Student Music Awards Outstanding Performance
Apr 2017
Downbeat Jazz Magazine
KJZZ scholarship
May 2015
KJazz radio station 88.1
Outstanding Achievement Award in the area of Jazz Studies
May 2015
California State University Long Beach
Distinguished Achievement in Creative Activity Award
May 2015
California State University Long Beach
First Place in Graduate Level Vocal Jazz
Mar 2014
Next Generation Monterey Jazz Festival

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Performed at Berklee College of Music in 2012
Duo project in 2016
Photo by Donghee K.

Photo by Donghee K.

Photo by Donghee K.

Duo project in 2016
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