Dr. Kelly Nam (formerly Soonsook Myung), who lives in Northern Virginia, holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance and Pedagogy with minors in Music Theory and Music History from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Master’s degree in Piano Performance from the University of Indiana, Bloomington. As a winner of the 2005 Wisconsin Beethoven Competition and many international and national piano competitions, such as the Tenth Age and Musical Journal Competition in Korea, Dr. Myung has appeared as soloist, collaborator, duo-pianist, accompanist, and lecturer throughout the United States. Internationally, Dr. Myung played Chopin concerto No.1 with Korean Symphony Orchestra at Seoul Arts Center in 2001 and made numerous appearances in concert halls worldwide. As a critical pedagogy scholar, Dr. Myung has been a frequent contributor to the CMS, College Music Society and the MTNA, Music Teachers National Association. For her brilliant research in the field of music education and assessment, Dr. Myung was awarded 2010 National Teaching Scholar by Carnegie Academy for the scholarship of teaching and learning.
Prior to joining Mason Community Arts Academy at George Mason University, Dr. Myung taught at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT and the University of Wisconsin, Madison in Madison, WI.
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