Born in Seoul, South Korea, Sung Kim is a pianist based in the Tri-State area of New York. She is a passionate pianist with many years of experience teaching piano to children/adults and performing in many pop/gospel bands and jazz chamber ensembles.
She began studying the piano at age six. Most of her childhood performance experiences were at the local churches, which led her to pursue her life as a musician. In 2016, She graduated with an honors GPA from the Berklee Track course at Seoul Jazz Academy, a Berklee Global Partner Institution in Seoul, South Korea. In 2019, she moved to Wayne, New Jersey, to attend William Paterson University and started to study with Grammy award-winning pianists Geoffrey Keezer and Bill Charlap. She has performed at various jazz/new music concerts and venues/events, including as the opening band for Steve Nelson, one of the most highly regarded vibraphonists of the current generation, and as a K-pop band at the BKCM House Party.
She is also a trusted piano teacher who customizes lessons to fit the needs and interests of her students. Sung understands that each student learns differently, and that learning music can enrich their lives. She is passionate about working with students so they can find their joy of playing the piano.
After she graduated from WPU, she moved to Queens, New York. She is currently making her own musical career in the New York music scene and has recently been recording and playing her own compositions and arrangements with several brilliant musicians.