Leah KangVisiting Scholar
A musician of diverse interests, pianist Leah Kang studied biology and musicology at the University of California, Los Angeles, prior to pursuing professional studies in music. She earned her Master of Music and Performer Diploma from Indiana University Bloomington under the guidance of Arnaldo Cohen.
Leah has held music faculty positions at Antelope Valley College and Citrus College and also taught as Associate Instructor of Music Theory at Indiana University. As a doctoral candidate in Piano Performance at the University of Wisconsin Madison, she served both as Teaching Assistant for music majors as well as Music Instructor for the UW Continuing Studies Division.
She is currently a dissertator at University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she studies with Christopher Taylor. As a recipient of a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) doctoral research fellowship, Leah is pursuing her dissertation studies at the Beethoven-Haus. Her research examines the piano chamber music arrangements of Beethoven's overtures as created by his close contemporaries Ignaz Moschcles, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, and Carl Czerny.