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      The Instructor


A passionate teacher, Alice is equally at home as a soloist, collaborative pianist,

and an educator. Born in Seoul, Korea, she has enjoyed a diverse performing

career in the United States as well as her native Korea. A prizewinner of 

American Protégé Piano and Strings Competition, Alice Ji has performed at

numerous prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall,

Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater and Millennium Stage, Vianden Castle in

Luxembourg, Straus Auditorium in North Carolina, Yuldong Memorial Concert

Hall and Recital Hall at Dongduk Women’s University in Seoul, Nowon Arts

Center in Seoul, Grusin Hall at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

​She has also performed at various music festivals including Brevard Music Festival,

Washington International Piano Festival, and Vianden International Music Festival.

Alice Ji was selected to perform at multiple master classes including Pascal Rogé,

Barbara Lister-Sink, Robert Weirich, and Christopher Harding. An advocate of

contemporary music, she was invited to perform at the Pendulum New Music

Concert Series at CU-Boulder. An active chamber musician, Alice Ji was awarded a full graduate assistantship at CU-Boulder and served as a collaborative pianist (piano accompanist). She is a recipient of numerous awards and scholarships from Dongduk Women’s University, Mu Phi Epsilon International Music Foundation, Brevard Music Festival, and the Vianden International Music Festival.

As a dedicated educator with extensive experience as a private instructor and lecturer, Alice frequently gave lectures at seventeen universities in Seoul and throughout Korea. She also co-translated several American piano pedagogical publications into Korean.


She studied with the renowned pianist Hue-am Park (prizewinner at the Olivier Messiaen International Contemporary Piano Competition), earned her B.M. in Piano at Dongduk Women’s University, and received M.M. in Piano at the University of Colorado at Boulder under the tutelage of Dr. Andrew Cooperstock. She privately studied with Mr. Jose Ramos Santana, a professor at the Catholic University of America.

Alice Ji teaches selected students in her private studio in Arlington, Virginia. She has served on the jury of Young Artist Award Competition in Kentlands Mansion since 2013. She was a faculty member at the International School of Music in Bethesda for over a decade.


She is an active member of Music Teachers National  Association (MTNA), Washington D. C. Music Teachers Association (WMTA), Virginia Music Teachers Association (VMTA), and Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association (NVMTA).

To learn more about Alice Ji as a pianist, click here.

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