Pianist Shinae Kim has collaborated closely with Dr. Brian Gill since 2007. She is an advocate of healthy and mindful singing, and a believer of natural vocal development in all singers. Dr. Kim performs frequently across the United States and internationally, placing special emphasis on masterpieces of the Austro-Germanic tradition. She enjoys performing lieder in particular, after having attended the Franz-Schubert-Institut in Baden bei Wien, Austria, where she studied Lieder intensively with some of the world’s leading experts, including Elly Ameling and Helmut Deutsch. A passionate educator, Dr. Kim’s career includes work as an independent consultant at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts and as a teaching artist at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Secondary School for Arts and Technology. She has held music directing positions in both operas and musicals. A sought-after collaborator, she has been featured on WQXR’s Young Artists Showcase with flutist Conor Nelson and has performed with ensembles at Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, and Merkin Hall.
In addition, Dr. Kim commands a wide-ranging solo repertoire, Spanning the Baroque to the present day, it includes both volumes of J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, the complete Beethoven sonatas, and the Schoenberg Piano Concerto. She debuted with the Seoul Symphony Orchestra at age 11, and has appeared as soloist with the Coro Symphony in Puerto Rico, the International Chamber Orchestra in California, and the Brevard Repertory Orchestra in North Carolina. Dr. Kim holds a Bachelor of Music degree from The Boston Conservatory, a Master’s in Music Education from New York University, and has completed the doctoral program at Stony Brook University. She is currently the Music Director at Union Temple of Brooklyn and an adjunct faculty member at New York University and Hebrew Union College. In 2017, Ms. Kim founded the non-profit organization An die Musik NYC and serves as its artistic director. AdM NYC is a concert series bringing the people of New York City high-quality classical music at affordable prices. It presents internationally renowned performers alongside rising talents from the NYC community.Book A Lesson