Karen Zhang Kim

Karen (Zhang) Kim

Karen Zhang Kim

Graduate Associate


Areas of Expertise

  • Music Education

Karen Kim is a Chinese American pianist based in Cincinnati, Ohio. As a teacher, Karen has been featured in American Music Teacher magazine for outstanding teaching and studio development. She is passionate about research and teaching materials, and has reviewed upcoming pedagogical publications for music teachers both in the United States and abroad. Her students have been winners of numerous local and international competitions. Karen has been invited to teach and perform in numerous pre-colleges and venues in Asia including in the cities of Seoul, Chengdu, Chongqing, Taishan and Beijing.

In 2020, the Music Teachers National Association awarded Karen the prestigious Mary Sue Harris Teacher Fellowship award, the highest level of recognition a developing piano teacher can receive. Karen directs her studio “Musical Moments” with her husband, Korean pianist Jaesung Kim. She currently serves as the Ohio representative for the Associate Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

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