Our faculty members truly care about their students and they are committed to providing a learning experience that fosters and develops a life-long love of music.
University of Southern California '19, Keyboard Collaborative Arts, M.M.
Rice University '17, Piano Performance and Music Theory, B.M.
About Grace Lim
Grace Lim enjoys a versatile musical career as a pianist, chamber musician, and vocal coach in the Los Angeles area. Lim currently works with college music students as the Staff Collaborative Pianist and Vocal Coach at Master's University in Santa Clarita. Lim holds two degrees from Rice University (B.M.) in Piano Performance and Music Theory and University of Southern California (M.M.), where she held a teaching assistantship in the area of Keyboard Collaborative Arts.
Lim enjoys collaborating with other musicians and is passionate about making music together with fellow musicians and getting to know people during the process. Not only that, Lim loves teaching piano to students of all ages and aims to instill a love for music by incorporating a sense of fun yet balancing that with hard work. She has worked extensively in recitals and master classes with renowned musicians, including William Bolcom, Jake Heggie, John Harbison, Jacques Ammon, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, and John Owings. Her mentors include Alan Louis Smith, Jeanne Kierman Fischer, and Yung Mee Rhee.
About Daniel Lee
Daniel is a pianist and music educator based in Los Angeles. A recent graduate of the Eastman School of Music, his musical studies led him to unusual corners of music — after studying ethnomusicology and musicology with Dr. Anaar Desai-Stephens, he fashioned an independent study on piano technique, culminating in a project offering an exploration into the intersection of anatomy, sociology of technique, and common technical issues and solutions at the piano.
As a piano student, Daniel had successfully competed in Southern California, winning prizes at Southwestern Youth Music Festival, the Glendale Piano Competition, and Pyrenees Music Society. He was Richard D. Colburn full-merit Scholarship recipient at the Colburn School of Music, where he was invited to participate in Ed and Edelman Chamber Institute. He has also toured Hong Kong and China with members of the Olympia Youth Orchestra, playing solo and collaborative works.
His vision as a teacher is to equip students with a solid foundation and musical taste to become independent, confident life-long lovers and practitioners of music. His musical mentors include Alan Chow, Rebecca Penneys, and Yung-mee Rhee. Eastman School of Music ’21, Piano Performance, B.M.
About Timothy Lewis
Timothy Lewis is a classical pianist and music educator and serves as the Program Manager at the La Cañada SOM. As a soloist Timothy has performed in Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Japan, South Korea, and across the United States, and he has collaborated with Grammy award-winning musicians as well as members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.
About Hyun Seon Nam
Hyun Seon Nam is a pianist and music educator. Hyun Seon has focused on teaching piano to people of different ages since her recent graduation of University of Southern California. Hyun Seon studied Piano at Chong Shin University (B.M.), Piano Performance at Azusa Pacific University (A.C.), and Keyboard Collaborative Arts at University of Southern California(G.C.). Hyun Seon has been influenced and taught by prominent pianists, including Mack McCray, Alan L. Smith, Andrew Park, Hye Kyung Song and Hyun Sook Lee.
Hyun Seon has played with other musicians, such as vocalists and instrumentalists in various settings. Hyun Seon was a conductor of a youth orchestra and a music director of a praise team (choir and chamber ensemble). Hyun Seon is a long and lasting piano lover more than 40 years.
About Gabriel Deutsch
Ki Park is a versatile musician who can play the piano, sing, record music and also teach piano and voice. Her never-dying passion for learning different things led her to where she is now. She directs church choir at the piano and sings with the choir while playing. She also directs other community choruses and participates in many occasional choral performances as a mezzo singer.She is familiar with music recording software and editing so that she supply her accompaniment music tracks to high schools, colleges and vocalists around Los Angeles area. Her motto is “Aspire to Inspire.” She is very passionate about sharing her knowledge and skills to anyone who is interested. She is now back to school pursuing graduate degree after raising two kids for past 14 years. She would continuously be involved in music-making events and activities in her community and also looks forward to teaching music at public schools and/or colleges in few years.
About Sunwoo Han
Sunwoo is a music producer, a drummer, and a sound engineer who has a Bachelor of Music degree in music production and drum performance in Berklee College of Music. She released her first EP album, "Love," in 2018 which was distributed worldwide. Her main goal as a teacher is to provide students with what they wants as musicians and communicating with them to increase their musical skills.
About Gabriel Deutsch
Gabriel Deutsch is a guitarist and arranger living and performing in LA. He holds a Master's degree in performance and composition from the California Institute of the Arts. Gabriel's guitar style has been described as a bridging of the gap between flamenco and classical performance. His work with the Los Angeles Electric 8 has enjoyed a great many write ups and has enjoyed performances with Microfest, Red Cat and Pomona City College. Gabriel has made hundreds of arrangements for guitar. His arrangements include classical works of Rachmonioff and Mozart to Classic Rock and Electronic Music. His YouTube channel, Gabriel Solo Guitar is nearing 1000 subscribers with arrangements that delight the guitarist and music appreciator alike. Gabriel has performed at reputable venues all over the greater LA area: from Disney Concert Hall to The Wiltern to Pappy and Harriets. Gabriel has a studio in Old Town Pasadena where he teaches classical, acoustic and electric guitar.