Pianist 琴师

Pianist Ms. Se-Won Kim

钢琴伴奏 金世元

Se-Won Kim, originally from Seoul, Korea, started her accompanying career at the age of 13.  Before she came to the United States, up to 1999, she was an accompanist at Li Moon Dong Presbyterian Church for 12 years.  She also accompanied the Heavenly Voice Men’s Chorus and Jesus First Missionary Choir, which performed three times in Tokyo and Sendai, Japan between 1992 and 1998. Since 2000, she has accompanied the Dallas Christian Singers, which has had performances broadcast on “Fox 4”.  She was an accompanist of Plano Children’s Theater in 2002, and accompanies local middle school and high school students at annual Solo and Ensemble Festivals. She is also currently serving Wesley United Methodist Korean Church in Garland, where she has been for 9 years.

She received her Bachelor in Music Composition from Kyung-Hee University, a highly respected music college in Seoul, Korea.  In addition to these listed experiences, she has accompanied many other solo instrumentalists and vocalists at all ages and levels.  From 1999 to 2003, she studied jazz piano and music education at the University of North Texas and received a Master’s degree in Piano Pedagogy in Texas Woman’s University in 2007.  She studied there under Dr. Richard Shuster.

In addition to her many services as an accompanist, Se-Won Kim has taught piano for over 15 years. She was a past president of Eden Piano Institute in Seoul, Korea; and the organization was very successful during her leadership. Currently she is also teaching over 30 students in Carrollton, including her young son Benjamin. She is widely respected for her skill, her enthusiasm, and her dedication to children’s piano education, choral support, and music in general.

金女士来自韩国首尔。她的钢琴伴奏生涯起始于13岁;来美国以前,在1992年和1998年之间,她在Heavenly Voice Men’s Chorus和Jesus First Missionary Choir任伴奏的时候,曾多次到日本的东京和仙台市演出;到1999年为止,她连续15年在Li Moon Dong Presbyterian Church钢琴伴奏。从2000年开始,她伴奏的Dallas Christian Singers曾在Fox 4电视台上多次被播出。2002年,她担任Plano Children’s Theater的伴奏,也为中学生的独奏、重奏音乐比赛中多次担任伴奏。现在,她在Garland市的Wesley United Methodist Korean Church担任伴奏已经有12年之久了。

金女士在享有盛名的Kyung-Hee University音乐学院获得作曲学士的学位之后,积极从事器乐和声乐的伴奏工作,为不同年龄和不同音乐程度的音乐人事服务。在1999年到2003年期间,她在University of North Texas学习爵士钢琴和音乐教育。2007年她在Texas Woman’s University 以优异的成绩获得钢琴教育的硕士学位,师从Richard Shuster博士。

除了钢琴伴奏之外,金女士在教授钢琴方面也已经有了18年的丰富经验。她以出色的领导成绩担任过汉城的Eden Piano Institute总裁的职务。近年来,金女士除了教她幼子学钢琴之外,她还收了30多位门生。人们对于她的钢琴技巧和乐感给予极高的评价。她在音乐方面的贡献,特别是对声乐和儿童钢琴教育方面的卓越成绩是有目共睹的。