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Esther Lim

Lecturer of Music

Pianist Esther Lim possesses a wide range of tonal spectrum and a keen sensitivity, which she brings to musical performances of the highest caliber.

She has appeared in three continents both as a soloist and a collaborator at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Masterclasses, Merkin Concert Hall, Bruno Walter Auditorium, Schloss Köthen, Gesellschaftshaus Magdeburg, Teatro Sociale di Novafeltria, and United Nations of South Korea.

Ms. Lim has been invited as piano faculty at Heifetz International Music Institute and served as a collaborative pianist at Sejong International Music festival in Curtis Institute of Music, Charles Castleman String Quartet Program, and La Lingua Della Lirica Festival. She has recently appeared as a pianist in the international premiere of the award-winning “Barrier-Free” opera production, sponsored by The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Houston and the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ms. Lim’s versatility as a collaborator extends beyond the classical realm as she works with the musical theater department, and performs for choreography rehearsals. She is also a founding member of Muse Ave, a collective group of musicians- string players, pianists and singers based in New York City. 

Ms. Lim holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Manhattan School of Music. She is currently on the faculty of the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College, as well as the staff pianist of The Juilliard School.