Whether you’re a bench beginner, ivory expert, or somewhere in-between, Wolf Trap’s professional piano instructor provides focused attention that emphasizes personal achievement, broadening of musical understanding, and the joy of making music. Offered in comfortable, state-of-the-art private practice rooms, our piano lessons will give you the tools you need for headlining your next dinner party or simply playing the songs you love.
By registering, you agree to our classes policy.
Lessons will be scheduled at the mutual convenience of the instructor and student and will be held on Saturdays, January 25 – April 11; Mondays, January 27 – April 20.
Classes are not interchangeable.
Participants can only attend their registered class.
Space is very limited and available on a first come, first served basis.
All classes are held at the Center for Education at Wolf Trap Foundation.
Saturdays – January 25 – April 11 (make-ups: 4/18 and 4/25)
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Wade Meyers
Mondays – January 27 – April 20 (no lessons 2/17; make-up: 4/27 and 5/4)
4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Instructor: Misoo Lim
Based in Baltimore, Wade Meyers has been teaching, composing, and performing all manner of music since 2004, including recent collaborations with faculty of the Peabody and Oberlin Conservatories and members of the National Symphony Orchestra. His students have included ardent amateurs and pre-professionals alike who have pursued their own goals, from performing in their first recital and getting into their school's jazz band to attending festivals like Interlochen and pursuing music degrees.
Mr. Meyers is a founding member of the new music ensemble Balance Campaign, now a resident ensemble at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He serves as the Minister of Music for St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rockville, Maryland, where he directs the choirs, improvises and composes new music, and leads music from the piano and organ. Mr. Meyers is also faculty accompanist and music theory teacher for the Bass Works summer music camp at Peabody.
Wade Meyers attended Stetson University for a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance degree with Steinway Artist Michael Rickman. In his time at Stetson, he also studied pipe organ and harpsichord with Boyd Jones, improvisation with Harold Blanchard, jazz with George West, and music composition with Manuel de Murga. Wade then attended George Mason University to study piano, chamber music, and pedagogy with Anna Balakerskaia, winning their concerto competition and achievement award before graduating with a Master of Music in Piano Performance degree.
Acclaimed as an academic virtuoso, pianist Misoo Lim has been making appearances throughout Europe, The United States, and Korea as a soloist in recitals, with orchestras, and as a chamber musician. Her performance as a soloist with the Korean Symphony of Prokofiev No. 3 won high praise as a brilliant, powerful performance with poetic lyricism (The Audience). Ever since the age of seven, she has been a first prize winner of many competitions including National Young Artist Competition, Teenage Competition, and the Samik Piano Competition. She has also been a recipient of scholarships for her academic and performing excellency from the Sun Hwa Art School and throughout the college from Supporting The Young Talented by KHIC. Upon her graduation with a Bachelors Music from Seoul National University, she made a debut recital, chosen as one of the Promising Young Pianists by the Korean National Musicians Association, which was broadcasted nationwide by KBS. She studied piano with Kook Im Son, Hyung Bae Kim, Randall Hodgkinson, Boris Slutsky, and chamber music with Marian Hahn, Seth Knopp, Julliard String Quartet violinist Earl Carlyss, and contemporary music with internationally acclaimed contemporary music specialist Steven Drury. She played in masterclasses with renowned pianist Earl Wild, Sergey Dorensky and Leon Fleisher. She received her Masters of Music from the New England Conservatory with academic honors and her Doctorate of Musical Arts in piano performance from Peabody Conservatory. She has taught at Howard Community College in Maryland and Covenant Life Music Academy and has directed an English ministry choir at Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church. She also served on the Artistic Council and as choir director for the New Life Foundation.