Faculty

Lim Angela Tchoi

Lim Angela Tchoi is Assistant Professor of Applied Piano and the Director of Keyboard Studies at Henderson State University. She holds the Doctorate of Musical Arts in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from Arizona State University, where she studied performance with Robert Hamilton and was mentored in pedagogy by Janice Meyer Thompson. Dr. Tchoi received Special Talent Awards from the ASU School of Music and completed her course work with a cumulative GPA of 4.0. She was also recommended twice by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for a Study/Research Grant in Germany, for which she was selected as an Alternate in 2015-16. After receiving the Second Prizeat the 2016 Jacob Flier International Piano Competition, Lim Angela Tchoi pursued further studies at the Hochschule für Musik in Detmold, Germany, thanks to a generous scholarship from the Vladimir Haewon Feltsman Piano Foundation. Dr. Tchoi earned the Master of Musicin Piano Performance under the tutelage of Stewart Gordon at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music, where she also received the Bachelor of Music cum laude with guidance from Dennis Thurmond. Furthermore, she engaged in additional coaching from Philip Kawin, Robert Roux, Susan Starr, Paul Ostrovsky, Alexander Korsantia, and Vladimir Feltsman. Her expertise is in the compositions of Swiss musician Frank Martin (1890-1974),which led to extensive research in the Netherlands and Switzerland. She is fluent in English and Korean, and has studied French, German, and Italian.