Kelly Shin, piano instructor
Multi-talented musician, Kelly HeeJeoung Shin is a piano performance graduate of Manhattan School of Music, NY. She also holds a double undergraduate degree in piano pedagogy and percussion performance from CSUF. Gifted educator, Kelly turns every lesson into fun and engaging adventure for her student by fusing her love for teaching and excellent education with renown Russian professor Alexandre Moutouzkine.
Kelly began playing the piano at the age of 5. As her interest in music grew, she soon won awards from several competitions. Couple years after moving to the United States, Kelly won the Robert Turner Piano Concerto Competition and had her first public performance in United States performing Mozart's Piano Concerto No.23 in A Major with the Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra.
In 2012, Kelly was named a Yamaha Young Performing Artist winner and performed at the 2012 Music for All Summer Symposium.
As a collaborative musician, Kelly performed as a percussionist and a pianist in school ensembles and orchestras. She also has shared her music giving solo piano performances as part of the university’s Pianist-in-Performance program. She enjoys performing with other musicians as a duo or in a chamber group and continues to give performances with other musicians at benefit concerts, collaboration concerts, and festivals.