October Newsletter


Thank you to everyone who came out to the Fall Fair in support of the KNOW Autism Foundation

September Highlights


The Piano Guys

Congratulations to our students in Vivaldi Strings for performing with The Piano Guys on Wednesday September 24th at the Bayou Music Center! Shiva Moghadasian, Laura Gonzalez, Alena Bujnowski, Mackenzie Bartsch, Jamie Nguyen, Kayla Coalmer, Emme Jennings and Katherine Montgomery.)

Under Construction

Please pardon our mess! We will be undergoing minor construction at the Academy and we appreciate your patience as we complete the process.


Teacher of the Month

Yueun Kim – Piano

Korean pianist Yueun Kim is a winner of numerous competitions including the Sejong Music Competition and the Bach Stravinsky Awards. She has performed at the Chautauqua Music Festival, the Castleman Quartet Program, and the Korean American Day Celebration. As a teaching artist, Ms. Kim has given a presentation at the Students and Young Professionals Pre-Conference Seminar at the National Conference of Keyboard Pedagogy in 2013. She is a former faculty member of the People’s Music School and the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute, and she joins the faculty at the Vivaldi Music Academy this fall. As a student of Ms. Rebecca Penneys, she received a Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance with High Distinction from the Eastman School of Music. Ms. Kim has just graduated from Northwestern University, where she received her Master’s degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy studying with Mr. Alan Chow and Dr. Marcia Bosits. She is currently pursuing her second Master’s degree in Piano Chamber Music and Accompanying at Rice University as a recipient of André Watts Scholarship studying with Mr. Brian Connelly.


Congratulations to Dr. Benjamin Krause on earning his doctorate from Rice University!


New weekday Kindermusik class times – Enroll Today!

Children thrive on music. It’s one of the best vehicles for learning in early childhood development. Kindermusik takes musical learning to the next level; our curriculum is proven to improve a child’s brain development. And for parents, it’s a fun thing to do with kids!

  • Mondays 9:30 am 2-3 year olds
  • Wednesdays 9:30 am 0-2 year olds
  • Wednesdays 10:30 am 2-4 year olds

Welcome September Students