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Somang Lim (M. Mus) Piano

Korean-born pianist Somang Lim joins the Conservatory of Music in January 2013.

She holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Alberta where she studied with Jacques Despres. Her Bachelor of Music degree is from the University of the Philippines where she studied with Nita Quinto. Ms. Lim is an active accompanist in Edmonton for several choirs including the Cantilon Choral Society and the Edmonton Korean Women’s Choir. She has extensive experience accompanying instrumentalists for recitals, RCM exams and university juries.

Somang Lim teaches both Suzuki and traditional methods of piano.

Teachers14Private Lessons

At the Conservatory of Music at Taylor, private lessons are taught in Piano, Guitar, Violin, Viola, Flute, Recorder, Theory, Harmony, History, Choral Conducting, and Praise Music.

Most teachers follow the school year when scheduling private lessons. Exceptions may be made for students taking exams. Each teacher may have a slightly different yearly teaching schedule.

Fee Schedule: Each instructor will clarify their fee with students when booking lessons. This varies with each instructor.

Lesson Cancellation Policy: Each instructor will explain their cancellation policy for missed lessons. This policy varies with each instructor.

Other costs:

Fees for examinations and festival entry are in addition to the cost of private lessons. Also, it is expected that each student will be prepared to purchase their own music and necessary materials for the year as suggested by their instructor.

It is Conservatory policy that photocopied music
and/or or academic materials are not permitted
for students due to copyright legislation.



Instructors at Taylor's Conservatory of Music include:

Clarijane Belliones, Piano
Dorie Gold, Flute, Recorder, Flute Ensemble
Evelyn M. Grieger, Piano, Theory, Harmony, History, Choral Conducting
Yoana Kyurkchieva, Piano
Leslie Mahr, Violin, Viola (Conservatory Director)
Leanne Dammann Maitland, Violin, Viola
Carol Mellors, Piano, Theory
Tyson Oatway, Guitar
Andrew Sims, Piano, Musikgarten, Accompanying
Kate Svrcek, Violin
Amy Kao, Violin
Alena Sianko, Cello

The Conservatory of Music at Taylor is part of the E P Wahl Centre, and offers high-quality music instruction to students of all ages and abilities. We are located in Muller Hall on the grounds of Taylor College and Seminary, the tall brick building on the west side of the Taylor campus, beside the main parking lot; click here for a link to Google maps.

11525 - 23 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T6J 4T3
Ph: 780-431-5200 (main switchboard) | Leslie Mahr (direct): 780-757-7540


Interested in Music Lessons?

We are now accepting applications for fall. To get started, call us using the phone numbers above, or send an email directly to Conservatory Director Leslie Mahr: We'd love to hear from you!


Leslie Mahr, Director | Direct Line: 780-757-7540