Sunhee Hong Music Studio

Sunhee Hong Music Studio


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Sunhee Hong

Cello Instructor, Cello freelancer

(562) 458-7483

[email protected]


Beautiful Hill Presbyterian Church, Norwalk, California — Cellist


Los Angeles Christian Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, California — Cellist

1991-2004, 2007-2014

Del Gesu Chamber Ensemble, Los Angeles, California — Cellist


West Hills Church high school orchestra, West Hills, California - Conductor


University string quartet, Long beach state university — Cellist


Receive university scholarships and performed numerous occasions to promote classical music for long beach state university

Bay side string trio-Cellist

May 1985-1987

Violinist Gu weiwhang-assistant principal at cleveland orchestra, Pianist Moon hai young.

Accepted to Long Beach Symphony  


Seoul Music and Art junior and high school— 


Cello Performance Major

California State University Los Angeles — Bachelor of Music


Cello Performance Major

University California Los Angeles — Master of Music


Cello Performance Major


Project Name — Cello playing without pain/Victor Sazer

Translating the book into Korean written by former teacher Mr.Victor Sazer.


Studied Cello since age of 7

Developing special bow technique


Eleonore Schoenfeld - USC Professor

Victor Sazer - CSULB Professor

John Waltz - Long Beach Symphony Principal Cellist 

Colin Carr - Royal Academy Professor

Andrew Sherman - UCLA Professor  


Received Jack scholarship, Friends of Music scholarship 

Eleonore Schoenfeld award fund

Member of American Youth Symphony

Debut Orchestra

Played several Orchestras as a Freelancer.


English, Korean  

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Cerritos, CA 90703
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

• Posture

• Bow grip

• Bow exercise

• name of the strings and reading musical notes

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

• I started playing cello age 7 and went conservatories 

• Finished Master degree in cello performance from UCLA

• Studied with Eleonore schoenfeld, Victor Sazer, Andrew    shullmann and many other cellists.  

• developed relaxed posture and natural way of holding bow and posture to play maximum results with least physical effort.

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How did you get started teaching?

My friends from the conservatory asked me to teach her sister.

Ever since, I started teaching.

What types of students have you worked with?

Seniors and who like to develop their bowing skills.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I have been playing at the church every Sunday Service more than 45 years.  I play piano trio every Sunday.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

It will be good to have a experinced teacher who knows and encorage students to listen and create their own sounds.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

what is most important thing to learn and master a instrument.

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