Department of Performing Arts
Doctor of Musical Arts, Piano, Peabody Conservatory Master of Music, Piano, Peabody Conservatory Master of Music, Music Theory Pedagogy, Peabody Conservatory Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, University of California at Berkeley
English, Korean, French, German
Ann Teresa Kang is a piano instructor in the applied music program. She joined the music faculty at American University in 2007 and also teaches courses in musicianship, music theory, and general education. She has been called a pianist of “admirable polish and sensitivity” by the Baltimore Sun. Dr. Kang has performed at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C; Sunset Center in Carmel, California; The Stella Adler School in New York City; The Foundation des Etats-Unis in Paris, France; The St. Nicholas Cathedral in Kiev, Ukraine and the Eglise de Corporaux in Fribourg,Switzerland. She received her Doctorate and Master’s Degrees in piano (along with a second Master’s in music theory pedagogy) from the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland. Her primary teachers were Julian Martin and Boris Slutsky, and she also played in masterclasses with Leon Fleisher. She has participated in the Aspen Music Festival, Gijon International Piano Festival (Spain) and the Banff Piano Festival (Canada). She has taught at the Peabody Conservatory and the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Dr. Kang attended the University of California at Berkeley, attaining her bachelor’s degree in English literature.