Mrs. Ellie Kim

Piano Teacher

Ellie Kim

SAA Member


Fairfax, VA
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Born in South Korea, Mrs. Ellie Kim started to learn piano at the age of six. Her first experience of accompaniment of a choir was at the age of 13 at her father’s church. She started her musical education in Costa Rica at the Instituto Superior de Artes studying under the guidance of Dr. Alexandr Sklioutovsky. She holds B.A. in piano performance from Univesidad Nacional in Costa Rica. She also has done post graduate studies in piano performance at Pensacola Christian College in Florida.

She has taught piano since 1997. She has many experience accompanying multiple choirs from university she attended. Her performance of accompanying choirs in Costra Rica was broadcasted on television in 1998. She has taught music at two private schools in Maryland for 8 years. She also has an experience teaching music class at a preschool in Virginia for 2 years. She has been serving as a piano accompanist at local churches. She also taught 30 students at music and art in falls church and Springfield, Virginia. Currently she is serving as organist/ pianist at Korean Central Presbyterian Church (centreville, VA) .

She is a member of NVMTA and her students have been participating in the festivals/competitions. Her students have received “excellent or superior”.
She loves Suzuki method and has taught piano to her own son and daughter. She teaches at her piano studio in her home (Libbey dr. Fairfax, VA 22032).
She speaks English, Korean and Spanish.
All ages are accepted.