Ms. Kim Le
Piano, Theory, Vocal, Percussion, Accompanist & Art Instructor
Kim Le is an award-winning pianist who has worked as a musician since the age of 16, when she began giving neighborhood piano lessons and accompanying at her high school and local colleges. She performs throughout Orange County as a keyboardist, pianist, and percussionist. Kim received her first piano lesson from her father, composer Le Van Khoa, at the age of four and has become a dedicated artist who is totally committed to her students’ success. She studied Piano Performance with Alison Edwards at Santa Ana College, and this path eventually led her to Pacific Conservatory in 2002, where she was attracted to its unique curriculum and classroom format. After 15 years of service to Pacific Conservatory, Kim Le became its owner, allowing founder Brenda Eeds to retire. She is a lifetime learner and participates in MasterMinds and Master Classes in music and business each and every month. She is on the Board of Directors for the Orange of Commerce and was voted Ambassador of the Year for 2018. Kim enjoys drawing, calligraphy and model trains.
Kim was unanimously voted “Ambassador of the Year 2019” by the Orange Chamber of Commerce. In 2020 she was awarded “Woman of the Year” at both state and federal levels by Assemblyman Steven Choi and Congressman Lou Correa, respectively. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Community Foundation of Orange and the Orange Chamber of Commerce. In the county, she enjoys her work with the Arts Orange County Board of Directors and is an Arts Commissioner at John Wayne Airport. She also serves on Orange’s Community Development Block Grant Committee and is President and Founder of Make Music Day Orange. In 2019, she narrated a documentary on her father’s career in the arts, which debuted at VAALA’s Viet Film Fest. There, she spoke on a panel about music and film. Of the manifold people she works with, she is somewhat partial to her two sons, who are both students in the Orange Unified School District.