Mrs. Jessica Green
Mrs. Jessica Green is an alumna of Berean Baptist Academy. Mrs. Green earned her Bachelor degree in Recreational Therapy from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. She has been playing the piano for 18 years, and for the last 10 years, she has served as the lead pianist for Berean Baptist Church.
Mrs. Jeong-seon Hong
Mrs. Jeong-seon Hong has been teaching music for over 20 years. Mrs. Hong attended the High School of Art (Korea) before continuing her education and earning a Bachelor of Arts from Sejong University (Korea) and a Master degree from Leipzig Musikschule (Germany). Mrs. Hong played with the Hungarian Savaria Nation Symphony Orchestra and was a member of the German Stelzen Fest Orchestra. She was also featured on a CD recording with Maestro. Kurt Masur, and has won several awards in National Violin Competitions as a soloist and for chamber duet. Mrs. Hong also teaches piano.
Mrs. Sunyoung Kim
Mrs. Sunyoung Kim has over 25 years of experience teaching music. Mrs. Kim earned a Bachelor degree for Music from Pai Chai University (Korea) and matriculated in Germany where was a student of Diplom (German technical and scientific courses). She has taught piano at Berean Baptist Academy for four years. Under Mrs. Kim’s tutelage, many of her students win national awards and rank high in the district and the state. Mrs. Kim is a flute and Ocarina instructor at the Snyder Music Academy. Mrs. Kim is also a member of the Fayetteville Chamber Orchestra as a first-chair flute, and she teaches art classes at Berean Baptist Academy.
Mrs. Kim is not accepting more students at this time.
At this time, Mrs. Kim is only offering private piano lessons (all levels) to elementary age children.
Mrs. Yanghee Ly
Mrs. Yanghee Ly has been teaching piano for nearly 25 years. Mrs. Ly began playing the piano at five years and attended a school of arts for both middle school and high school in South Korea before continuing her education at Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea, where she earned a Bachelor degree in Musicology with a focus on Piano Performance. Mrs. Ly teaches all levels from beginner to advance to students of all ages, with a special focus on ACSI fine arts and competition preparation. Her motto is, “Let students learn how to enjoy playing the piano.” Mrs. Ly currently serves as the choir pianist for Berean Baptist Academy.
Miss Deborah Sylvester
Miss Deborah Sylvester has been teaching music for four years. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Pensacola Christian College. She later earned her Master of Arts in Music Performance with a focus on Choral Conducting. She currently teaching choir classes at Berean Baptist Academy.
Miss Sylvester is not accepting more students at this time.
Mrs. Kim Usher
Mrs. Kim Usher has been teaching private piano lessons for 32 years. She began developing her talent in music at the age of six and continued while in high school by participating in the AACS Fine Arts competitions. Mrs. Usher earned her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Business/ Home Economics from Hyles-Anderson College. She currently serves as the church pianist at Northview Baptist Church. She teaches classical and church music to students of all grades.