Kim Chang is an active independent piano teacher and runs successful piano lessons based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She previously taught for 11 years in London, UK prior to relocating herself to Edmonton in 2011. Her fundamental music training specializing in Performing Studies was obtained in the UK. Presently, at her Edmonton Piano Studio, her youngest pupil is 5 years old and the oldest is 74.
She creates this site because she is compelled to inspire and share her insights, knowledge and experience with pianists, piano teachers, parents, piano students and all the music aficionados.
Kim obtained her first Associate Diploma of Music (A. Mus.A), Australian Music Examination Board (AMEB) at the age of 16 from Melbourne University. At 19, she was awarded a music scholarship to pursue a Bachelor of Music (BMus, Hons) in one of the world’s renowned music conservatoires, Trinity College of Music, London, UK. Upon graduation, she further received the Trinity College Trust Fund to study a Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) under the tutelage of Canadian Pianist and Composer, Douglas Finch, Former Head of Keyboard from Trinity College of Music.
Since she left the college, she continued to undertake private piano lessons to obtain the Licentiate Royal School of Music (LRSM) in Performing Studies with one of the Britain’s distinctive pianist, Julian Jacobson, Former Head of Keyboard from Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama as well as the late, Peter Element, who was a notable Classical Pianist, Professor of Pianoforte at the Royal College of Music and was awarded a Fellowship of the College by the Queen Mother in the 1980s
Kim provides piano lessons to students of all ages, level and ability in Edmonton. She is fluent in both Mandarin Chinese and English; and provides additional piano tutorials and mentorship to Asian students who are studying an undergraduate degree and speak English as their second language.
Currently, she is continuously researching and evaluating a broad spectrum of music pedagogy with world leading educational composers and esteemed pianists that support the excellence in teaching and learning.