UNCA Summer Piano Camp – Due to Covid piano camp will be postponed again until 2023.


Achieve a deeper love and appreciation for music while improving your skill on the piano.  For one week you will be a part of an encouraging community where you will expand your knowledge and improve your abilities through daily lecture, ensemble work, performance, private lessons, and masterclasses led by talented and knowledgeable faculty.

One-week Camp

8:45 am  4:00 pm daily
Lunch included every day
Space is limited
Tuition TBA
Tuition TBA

Piano Camp Faculty

Dr. Hwa-Jin Kim, Executive Piano Camp Director
E: hkim@unca.edu
T: 828.681.9732

Tate Addis – Piano
Dr. Bill Bares, Associate Professor UNCA -Jazz Piano
Dr. Grace Lee – Piano
Matthew Richmond, Lecturer UNCA – Rhythm
Dr. Michael Ruiz, Professor UNCA – Physics
Chuck Taft, Adjunct Faculty UNCA – Chorus and Conducting

Piano Camp Staff

Pamela Miller – Camp Manager
Gabrielle Tee – Student Counselor/Activities


  • Aural Skills
  • Theory
  • Sight Singing
  • Rhythm Exercises
  • Conducting
  • Ensemble work
  • Supervised Practice Sessions
  • Music History
  • Private Lessons
  • Fun recreation activities, like Tai Chi for beginners

Student Eligibility

Piano students in middle and high school (rising 6th -12th grade) intermediate through advanced piano level. Students should bring at least two memorized, polished pieces, as well as new music for study. Ensemble music will be provided via email/mail prior to camp.