Mei (May) Im

Mei (May) I.

Missouri City, TX

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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
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Ms. Im is a passionate harp/ piano teacher and performer with many years of private teaching and performing experience! Graduated from Northwestern University with a master degree in Music Performance, she is also thrilled to teach and work with kids besides performing music!
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Mei (May) teaches



Mei (May) delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 3+ and special needs

Teaching since:

Please visit Ms. Im’s personal website:
Ms. Im started to learn piano at about 7 and got her ABRSM Piano Grade 8 certificate in 2007. After that, Ms. Im taught in Ka Wan Piano Company in Macau for 3 years and did a lot of piano accompaning with many macau musicians. Since then, she has been very active in the piano field, both teaching and accompanying.

Ms. Im started to learn harp at about 15 at the Macau Conservatory. Her first harp teacher is the former harp principal of Macau Orchestra, Ms Lee Li Chun. Ms. Im joined the Macau Youth Symphony Orchestra as harp principal since 2009 and started to study with Dr. Teresa Suen, harp faculty of Carleton University in Ottawa. She has performed in many well-known venues with the Macau Youth Symphony Orchestra, including the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Smetana Hall in Prague, Lake Garda in Italy and concert halls in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and more. She was later admitted by University of Houston with scholarship and started to study with the harp principal of Houston Symphony and faculty of Rice University, Ms Paula Page, and graduated in 2011. Ms.Im has been served as the principal harpist at the Moores Opera House since season 2011 and has also played with Corpus Cristi Symphony, Texas Medical Center Orchestra and symphony orchestras of both University of Houston and Rice University. Besides winning the first place of Milligan Harp Competition in 2012, she also joined numerous music festivals such as Texas Music Festival, Marrowstone Music Festival, Eastern Music Festival and many others. She just finished her master's degree in music performance at Northwestern University with form harp principal of Chicago Lyric Opera, Ms Elizabeth Cifani, who has offered her the largest sum of scholarship ever among the harp studio there.

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Houston, Sugarland Harp/Piano Teacher
Jan 2017 - Present


Master of Music Performance
Sep 2015 - Jun 2017
Northwestern University
Bachelor of Music Performance
Aug 2011 - May 2015
University of Houston


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Chinese (Mandarin)
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


ABRSM Grade 8 Harp Certificate
Jan 2009
Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Certificate
Jan 2007
Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music


Milligan Harp Competition First Prize Winner
Jun 2012
Greater Houston Chapter

Photos & Videos

R. Gliere - Harp Concerto
Ms. Im's Harp & Piano Studio


3 Reviews

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Tiffany Oct 5, 2017
Harp · In studio

Ms. Im is a really nice teacher while she is also very strict and serious when it comes to the details of music, she is also very experienced in orchestral playing where she helped me a lot with my school orchestra repertoires!

Mike Sep 16, 2017
Piano · In home

Awesome teacher and fun lessons for my kids who aged 5 & 7 when they first started, still sticking with her!

Wai Sep 16, 2017
Piano · In studio

Very professional and great communication with both me and my girl, highly recommended teacher!

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