ABOUT US

Accento Music School (located 2 minutes walking distance from Ashfield railway station), focuses on fostering the individual’s ability in music learning. At Accento Music School, we believe that the development of creative skills at all ages is vital for personal development and expression. The different capabilities that our students learn under our tuition will prove valuable throughout their lives.

Director: Jemma Kim
(Piano, Conducting, Music Theory)

Master of Music (Conducting) Sydney Conservatorium of Music (Scholarship)
Master of Music (Piano & Church Music) ACU
Master of Education Macquarie University
Bachelor of Music (Piano) UNSW
Choral Conducting Program (1986) Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Orchestra Conducting Program (2010) at Bard College USA
Migrated to Australia in 1982, from 1983 studied piano with Prof. Kyunghee Lee (Director of Academy of Music and Performing Arts), Mira Yevtich, Albert Landa
Studied conducting with Maestro Imre Pallo(Symphony, Orchestra), Harold Faberman(Symphony), Apo Tsu(Symphony), Neil McEwan(Choral), Stephen Mould(Opera)
Many of her students won prizes in competitions and achieve excellent results in Exams.
1985 – 2012 Sydney Korean Catholic Church Choir Conductor
1986 ~ present Jemma Kim Music Studio (West Pennant Hills)
2009 Established & Conducted Vox Caeli Chamber Orchestra
2010 Established & Conducted KOZY Symphony Orchestra & Choir
2012 Established Accento Music School
Present AMPA Piano, Classical Ensemble lecturer, Accento Music Studio Director

Conducting Repertoire

Symphony

Beethoven No.1 – 9
Brahms No.1 – 4
Debussy – La pre midi du faune
Dvorak No. 8 &9
Mozart KV504, KV551
Schubert No.3, 5, & 9
Shostakovich No.5
Strauss – The Blue Danube Waltz
Stravinsky – Petroushka
Tchaikovsky No.3, 6
Tchaikovsky – Nut Cracker

Concerto

Beethoven – Piano Concerto No.1,3 & 4
Grieg – Piano Concerto in Amin
Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto in Emin
Mozart – Piano Concerto in Amajor
Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No.2
Schuman – Piano Concerto in Amin
Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No.1 in Bbmin

Overture

Beethoven – Coriolan, Egmont & Leonore No.3
Bizet – Carmen
Mozart – Magic Flute
Pietro – Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana (Interlude)
Strauss – Radetzky March
Rossini – William Tell Overture

Choiral repertoire (with Orchestra)

Bach – Manificat, St John Passion, St. Mathew Passion
Beethoven – Choral Fatasia, Choral Symphony
Dvorak Te Deum
Faure – Requiem
Handel – Messiah
Liszt – Christux
Mozart – Requiem
Verdi – Requiem

Opera

Bizet – Carmen
Mozart – Cosi Fan Tutte, The marriage of Figaro
Puccini – Tosca
Wagner -Tristan und Isolde