Kim has taught piano at the University of California, Riverside since 1996. She performs regularly as a pianist and organist with individuals and ensembles throughout Southern California. She holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, and a Master of Music Degree in Keyboard Collaborative Arts from the University of Southern California where she studied with Dr. Jean Barr and Gwendolyn Koldofsky.
Ernesto Herrera Music / Choir Director
Ernesto Herrera Miranda is a renowned tenor, composer, and conductor. His musical journey started when he joined "Camerata Vocale Sine Nomine" under the direction of Maestra Leonor Suárez Dulzaides. He has composed or arranged over 40 works for chorus. Throughout his career, Ernesto has sung with and arranged for various esteemed vocal groups, including the Cuarteto Vocal Renacer, Cuarteto del Rey, Quinteto Vocal Voces, and The Millennial Sound Group. In 2019, Ernesto emigrated to the United States of America. He collaborates with various ensembles as a composer, soloist, and conductor, including BYU Singers, Sierra Linda Master Chorale, the La Sierra University Chamber Singers, and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Ernesto is a graduate of La Sierra University, where he studied Choral Conducting and Composition under the guidance of Dr. Ariel Quintana, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree. Since arriving in California, he has served as a resident composer and singer for the Vallejo Drive Seventh-day Adventist Church choir, the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood choir, La Sierra University’s United and Chamber Singers and the Sierra Linda Master Chorale. Ernesto Herrera Miranda's prolific musical career is a testament to his dedication, talent, and versatility. His deep spiritual devotion and commitment to the sacred choral repertoire as well as to the Latin rhythms are impacting performances around the world.