Tokyo Ongaku specializes in helping violin students to advance in their skills and facilitate musical joy at a higher level, and Dr. Kim has successfully been helping students in USA, Japan, and Korea in the past years. Through Dr. Kim, Tokyo Ongaku provides professional musical service and convenience of being able to learn music at your home. There are countless benefits to studying with Dr. Kim as he

    • is a highly qualified teacher, successful in helping students enhance their violin skills and deepen their love for music. He specializes in violin pedagogy, an expert in audition preparation for music schools and orchestras. His past students have gone on to study at or are members of:

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, USA
Florida State University College of Music, USA
Tokyo College of Music, Japan
Illinois All-State Orchestra, USA
KPASS Honor Orchestra, Japan
Jeonju Prefecture Orchestra, South Korea

  • is experienced performer: solo, chamber music, orchestra, and as a stage violinist in many countries.
  • teaches professionally in English, Japanese, and Korean.

Lesson Location
Lessons may take place at Tokyo Ongaku Studio, at your home, or nearby studios. In case of renting studio, the cost will be split in half between the teacher and student.

Lesson Targets
Upon assessment and discussion, lessons will always be goal-oriented whether they be short-term goals or long-term goals. Always taking small steps, Dr. Kim will guide the student to master a posture, learn a new skill, learn to complete a piece, or be ready for auditions or performances. Each students will have individualized lesson plans and targets, implementing personalized routines to help develop one’s skills.

Lesson Fee
60 minute lesson: ¥10,000~ (plus transportation if lessons take place at student’s home or rental studio*).
Annual Registration: ¥10,000

Trial lesson can be arranged, and is highly recommended.
Registration fee is non-refundable, and covers processing fee and recital hall rental fee for yearly student recital.
*rental studio fee should be covered by the students.