We believe music lessons should be inspiring, social, supportive, and above all: FUN! Engaging music lessons in Huntington Beach

Summer Recital this year will be held at Kim Piano on June 16th 2017 at 5:30pm. For registration, please contact Rachel.
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Private music lessons in Huntington Beach

Piano lessons, Guitar lessons, Violin lessons, Voice lessons, and More!

We begin students with one 30 minute lesson per week, depending on the student's attention span, the instrument, and the student/parent's needs. New students receive one free trial lesson before committing to a tuition plan...
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Meet Our Teachers

  • Jaclyn Kim

    Jaclyn Kim

    Violin | Viola

    Age: 23

    Hometown: La Palma, CA

    Years in Music: 19 years

    Instruments: I started private violin lessons at the age of four and started to take private piano lessons at the age of eleven.

    School: I graduated from California State University of Long Beach with a Bachelors of Music in Violin Performance and plan on auditioning for graduate school in December 2015.

    Years Teaching: 9 years

    Hobbies: I really enjoy doing anything artsy or athletic. I was a ballerina and competitive swimmer growing up and I enjoy running and rock climbing in my free time now. I also like to paint, draw, and sew.

    To my Students: Learning to play music takes effort and time; however, my greatest goal as a teacher is to inspire you and show you the beautiful, creative, and ingenious world of music.

  • MagnumN adal

    Magnum Nadal

    Piano | Voice | Composition

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    Hometown: Southern California

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    School: I hold a Bachelors in Music in Composition from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University Long Beach, and I'am pursuing a Masters degree in Composition from the same institution.

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  • Bettina Houser

    Bettina Houser

    Recorder | Flute | Piano | Guitar

    Age: 24

    Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA

    Years in Music: Music has always been in my life in several different ways, I started playing Recorder at age 6 and from then on could not stop learning new Instruments like the Flute, Guitar, Piano, Trombone and Drums. I also have always been a passionate singer and dancer.

    Instruments: Recorder 7 years of lessons; Flute 9 years of lessons; Guitar 12 years of lessons; Trombone 1 year of lessons; Piano 11 years; Drums 3 years;

    School: Graduated BAKIP Linz, Austria in 2011 with a BA in Early Childhood Education

    Years Teaching: 12 years

    Hobbies: I love to be active with my husband and dog outdoors, play Volleyball and spend time with Friends and Family. Arts and Crafts are fun to me, especially sewing, making old furniture new and really anything that has to do with DIYs.

    Message to you: Music is my passion and an enrichment to anybody’s life who wants it. I believe music challenges the brain in certain ways which are beneficial to any area of learning.

  • Rachel Blair

    Rachel Blair

    Voice | Ukulele

    Age: 24

    Hometown: Hemet, CA

    Years in Music: I've had the music in me my entire life! I've been creating it for about 14 years though.

    Instruments: I began playing clarinet in 4th grade and started classical voice training and singing professionally in high school.

    School: In 2014, I graduated from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor's Degree in Opera Performance.

    Hobbies: I enjoy attending art shows and performances, crafting, reading, nature and meeting new people.

    To my Students: Music is how we express ourselves! It has a way of giving life to those emotions that words cannot express. I want my students to learn the healthiest technique for their instruments in the most heartfelt and expressive way possible. Usually that means a combination of hard work and great fun!

  • Natalie Do

    Natalie Do

    Piano | Violin | Cello

    Age: 20

    Hometown: Lake Forest, CA

    Years in Music: I started on piano at age 5, took up cello in elementary school, and percussion in high school. I have now been playing piano for 15 years, cello for 9 years, and percussion for 4 years.

    Instruments: I teach from beginner to advanced violin, cello and piano.

    School: I am currently an undergraduate student at California State University, Long Beach double majoring in cello performance and music education.

    Years Teaching: 4 years

    Hobbies: I absolutely consider the other instruments I play as my hobbies! Playing ukulele and making arrangements of music are some of my favorite past times as well as going to live music concerts, hammocking, and gardening.

    Message to you: Teaching music is something that I have dedicated my life to and I want to share my passion with you! Music has been such a great influence in my life and I would love to share my own experience with my students. I would be nowhere without the amazing music educators of my life and I can only hope to guide my students to see the beauty that is music!

  • Khoa Truong

    Khoa Truong

    Guitar

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  • Chelsea Ayllon

    Chelsea Ayllon

    Piano | Violin

    Age: 24

    Hometown: Placentia, CA

    Years in Music: 13 years.

    Instruments: I teach from beginner to advanced violin and piano.

    School: I graduated with a B.A. in English and with a minor in music from Brigham Young University, Idaho.

    Years Teaching: 7 years

    Hobbies: When I'm not performing, I love to cook at home for my family, karaoke with my friends, and eat ice cream while watching my cat Sgt. Pepper roll around my garden.

    Message to you: I want all of my students to know that music is a gift. Learning an instrument is a great talent to be shared, and it can be frustrating at times, but in the end it is well worth the hard work. I promise to make the learning process fun while still encouraging you to play to the best of your abilities. So on that note, I look forward to making beautiful music with all of you!

  • Beau Knechtel

    Beau Knechtel

    Trumpet | Trombone | French Horn

    Age: 26

    Hometown: Long Beach

    Years in Music: 20 years

    Instruments: I primarily play French horn. I grew up playing trumpet and euphonium.

    School: I graduated with a B.M. from Biola University, and I am currently working on a M.M. from CSULB.

    Years Teaching: 6 years

    Hobbies: I love running and rock climbing.

    Message to you: I love to see students grow, not only as musicians, but also as competent artists. I will work hard to adapt my teaching style to fit the needs of my students. I emphasize hard work, but I also want my students never to forget that music is fun and enjoyable! Music is a gift to the human soul!

  • Evonne Yi

    Evonne Yi

    Cello

    Age: 23

    Hometown: Seoul, Korea

    Years in Music: I have been playing music since I was 5 years old...so 18 years.

    Instruments: I played piano for 6 years, cello for 12 years.

    School: I studied at USC and graduated from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSULB with a bachelor's degree in Cello Performance.

    Years Teaching: I have been coaching and teaching as a mentor since I was a freshman in high school. I started private lessons as a junior in high school, so i have been teaching for about 8 years.

    Hobbies: I love to sketch and draw still life and landscape. My favorite mediums of art are pencil, pastels and watercolor.

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    Macall Potter

    Piano | Violin

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