The Most Personalized Music School in Houston

 

Education

  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    • B.M. in Applied Music (Music Performance in Violin)
      • Fall 2015- Spring 2019

 

Teaching History

  • Has two years of experience teaching private lessons for violin, has taught piano as well. Is very passionate about teaching, very patient, and very determined to have his students succeed. Some of his violin students have been accepted into the Region 23 orchestras.

 

Performance History

  • Has 17 years of playing experience
  • Currently performs in the Clear Lake Symphony, is 1st violin
  • Has been part of the first violin section majority of the time in orchestras but has played second violin as well. Has been principal second and concertmaster while in the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music Symphony orchestra.
  • Has performed orchestral repertoire including music of Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Strauss, Ravel, etc.
  • Has performed violin repertoire including Bach solo sonatas, Mendelssohn violin concerto, Ysaye Solo Sonatas, Ravel Tzigane, Sibelius violin concerto, etc.

 

Successful auditions, competitions, applications

  • University
    • Summer 2018
      • Accepted into Sewanee Summer Music Festival, was 1st violin
    • Summer 2017
      • Accepted into Clazz International Music Festival, was concertmaster
      • Accepted into Texas Music Festival, was 2nd violin
  • High School
    • 12th grade (2014-15)
      • Accepted into TMEA State Philharmonic orchestra, was 2nd violin
      • Accepted into TMEA Region 23 orchestras
    • 11th grade (2013-14)
      • Accepted TMEA State String orchestra, was 1st violin
      • Accepted into TMEA Region 23 orchestras
  • Middle School and High School
    • 6th-12th grade
      • Accepted into TMEA Region 23 orchestras

 

Jonathan Pan

Phillip Kim is first introduced to music by learning how to play the Piano at the age of five. He then added the Cello when he entered middle school.

Phillip has continued playing the Cello throughout middle and High School,  Performed in both Solo and Ensemble competition and TMEA Region Orchestra. Performed with the Houston Youth Symphony and the Virtuosi of Houston.

He continued his studies of Cello to Nazareth College in Rochester New York, Eventually getting his Bachelor of Art In music on the Cello.  

Phillip has performed with The Second Baptist Church, The Brazosport Symphony, and the Amore Sempre Quartet.

Phillip currently teaches music in both Katy and Spring Branch ISD and wishes to share his love of music to every body.

STRING FACULTY

Chaiwat Rodsuwan has been teaching the violin and string orchestras from 3rd grade to high school in many fine arts schools in Houston, Texas. His passion and dedication has helped many students during the school hours and afterschool to enjoy learning how to play the violin and achieving their highest potential! He is the founder of Allegro Violin School. He has also turned around students who were ready to give up.  His students so far have achieved several top awards, performed in the regional orchestra and the Houston Youth Symphony, and some even continued to study as a music major. Mr. Rodsuwan earned M.A. in music from West Texas A&M Univerity, played with the Amarillo Symphony, taught at Amarillo College Suzuki String Program, and studied Suzuki pedagogy with Beverly dela Bretonne.

 

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