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lok kim
By Appointment

Lok Kim

Assistant Professor Of Music


On Faculty Since 2010

Curriculum Vitae

Our department provides a challenging curriculum for students to equip great musicianship and performance skills. And also, we have many different types of ensemble groups students can participate in and get performance opportunities.


  • MM, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • BM, Anyang University, Korea

Interests / Specialization

Researching symphonic literature and opera and conducting the orchestra.

Selected Professional Work

  • Conducting oratorio “Elijah” by Mendelssohn
  • Conducting opera “The Magic Flute” by W. A. Mozart
  • Conducting oratorio “The Creation” by Haydn
  • Conducting Handel’s oratorio “MESSIAH,” Hosted by Korean American Church Musicians Association in Atlanta,
  • Conducting Opera ‘A Stolen Girl’s Story’ by Jaesin Lee, World Premiere in Atlanta

Get to know your professor

Q. If you could compete in an olympic sport, what would it be and why?
A. It would be soccer because I love watching games and used to play soccer as a student. I want to feel the team spirit again.

Q. Favorite movie?
A. The Italian movie "Cinema Pradiso".

Q. Favorite local restaurant?
A. Slick's Burgers

Q. Favorite food?
A. Tteokbokki (Korean spicy rice cakes)

Q. What is one thing that instantly makes your day better?
A. My family's smile

Q. If you could teach any other major, what would it be?
A. Theatre

Q. Personal Interests/Hobbies
A. Playing golf