As a cello instructor, she has a teaching experience over 10 years conducting private lessons, group lessons and chamber & orchestra teaching. Since 2014, she has been a cello instructor in several NYC based music schools. She has also taught Joyous String Ensemble, Joyous Orchestra,and New York International Youth Orchestra.
She received her Master’s degree from New York University, where she studied with Marion Feldman, Edward Arron, and Patrick Jee, and also for chamber music with Gregory Fulkerson, Kikuei Ikeda, and Stephanie Chase. She has been as the principal cellist in the New York International Chamber Orchestra, she has also performed with the NYU Symphony Orchestra, NYU Chamber Ensembles and the World Milal Orchestra & Choir Orchestra at Carnegie Hall each year.
Clara K. is a native of South Korea. She is a cellist and music educator. She studied in Jeonju Fine Art high school and Jeonju University with Hongyeon Kim, Sungtaek Kim, Chulwoo Kim, and Ankee Hong. She was chosen as an honor student and awarded a full scholarship by Jeonju University, and was a prize winner of the Korean Music Association Competition, Jeonju University Music Competition, and Jeonbuk University Music Competition.
As a soloist, she has performed with many of the area’s premier musical groups, including Jeonju University Orchestra, Jeonju Philharmonic Orchestra, Gunsan Philharmonic Orchestra, and Euro Asian Philharmonic Orchestra with Gum Nanse, who is one of the most prominent maestro conductors of Korea. She was invited to the Master class of Songhee Song who is a maestro cellist in Korea. As soon as she graduated university, she joined the Jeonju Philharmonic Orchestra, and for many years she was a formal member of the Jeonju Philharmonic Orchestra and Cellist Philharmonic Ensemble.
Her philosophy of life is to help people with music in ways such as fundraising performances for charity and education for underprivileged students. She believes that music has the strongest power to give happiness, peace, and inspiration to all people.