Formerly Director of Music at First St. John’s United Church of Christ in Cincinnati, Kristal Kim is a Doctoral Candidate in Musical Arts from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
She holds a Master of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in Piano Performance and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from UCLA.
An award-winning piano soloist who has performed internationally, Kristal also has extensive experience accompanying major choral groups.
In addition, she served as rehearsal accompanist for the American Conservatory of Theatre for three years. She has been giving piano lessons for all ages and levels of skill since 2004.
“As a Christian myself and having grown up in a pastor’s family,” Kristal says, “I believe that a spiritually and musically well-prepared music offering is essential for an enriching worship experience.”