215 N. Larchmont Blvd. Unit C, Los Angeles, CA 90004

Mia / piano

As a teacher, arranger, composer and pianist, Mia has wholeheartedly embraced her new home
in creatively vibrant Los Angeles. Born and Raised in Seoul, South Korea, she has been
teaching students piano, music theory, orchestration, and composition for over 10 years.

Mia started playing piano at the age of four. She has composed for a wide range of venues,
including orchestra, ensemble and solo instrument. Most of her compositions were performed
by many orchestras in Korea and the United States. She entered the world of film composition,
which débuted at the Bilbao International Film Festival and was also shown at numerous
international film festivals.

As a classical-trained composer, Mia won many orchestral film music competitions, including
The Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest (one of ten final competition winners for emerging
composers), NYU Steinhardt Film Score Composition Competition (the 1st place winner), and
many other film music competitions. Won as the first place at NYU TISCH School Wasserman
Award 2017 for the original score, Mia endeavored to continue her career as a composer and
musician, writing additional music on Palliative, which was edited into a New York Times Op-
Doc in 2020, titled Dying In Your Mother’s Arms.

Mia became inspired to teach various age groups of students with creative approaches,
motivating them to love and enjoy music.

Mia is holding a Master’s degree in Scoring for film and multimedia from New York