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Kwang-Wu.Kim@asu.edu

Adjunct Professor
Herberger Inst Design & Arts

(480)965-8561

Bio

Dr. Kwang-Wu Kim is an outspoken advocate for the arts and a proponent of the need to expand the role of the arts and creativity in society and rethink the way that artists are educated. He assumed the role of Dean of the Katherine K. Herberger College of the Arts at Arizona State University in August 2006; in May 2009, he was appointed Dean and Director of the newly created Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts where he currently oversees a faculty and staff of more than 500, serving 5,500 students.

Dr. Kim holds a doctor of musical arts degree from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University where he was a student of legendary pianist Leon Fleisher and where he served for eight years as Fleisher's teaching associate. He received his bachelor's degree in philosophy, magna cum laude, from Yale University. Prior to his arrival in Arizona, Dr. Kim served as president of the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Formerly artistic and administrative director of El Paso Pro-Musica and co-founder of the El Paso Chamber Music Festival, he is a Professor of Music at Arizona State University and has held teaching positions at the Longy School of Music, the University of Texas at El Paso, the Peabody Institute, and Dickinson College.

A guest speaker at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Dr. Kim has been an invited panelist for the National Association of Schools of Music and a juror at the New England Conservatory, the Boston Conservatory, and the Boston Arts Academy. He has been guest faculty at the St. Lawrence String Quartet Chamber Music Seminar at Stanford University at the Rotterdam Conservatory of Music, and the Banff Centre. As a pianist, he made his solo debut at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and was presented at the Marlboro Music Festival by then artistic director Rudolf Serkin.

Courses

Fall 2013

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MUP 727 Studio Instruction

Spring 2013

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MUP 727 Studio Instruction

Fall 2012

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MUP 727 Studio Instruction

Spring 2012

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MUP 727 Studio Instruction

Fall 2011

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MUP 727 Studio Instruction

Spring 2011

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MUP 727 Studio Instruction

Fall 2010

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MUP 727 Studio Instruction

Spring 2010

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MUP 727 Studio Instruction

Fall 2009

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ASU 101-HCA The ASU Experience
MUP 727 Studio Instruction