Grace Shin

Grace Hye Ri Shin is a Korean-Canadian pianist based in Toronto, Canada. She has received numerous awards and scholarships throughout her career including first place at the Canadian Music Competition, Orford Summer Music Academy Scholarship and the Mary-Margaret Webb Piano Performance Award (U of T) and the President’s Scholarship of Merit (Tyndale U).

She performed as a soloist in Canada, Italy and South Korea and appeared as a featured soloist with the Korean Canadian Symphony Orchestra at the age of 16. During her studies at the University of Toronto, she participated as a fellow in the Toronto Summer Music Festival under the Brayton Polka Fellowship and had the privilege of performing alongside world-renowned artists including Jonathan Crow, Camden Shaw and Charles-Richard Hamelin.

Grace has been teaching for over 8 years and strives to share the joy of music making with young souls. She is passionate about discovering musical talent and building strong basic foundation for her students through personalized lesson plans for each student based on their strengths, interests and goals. Many of Grace’s students excel in various competitions, festivals and RCM exams and has a strong personal bond with her, allowing for a rich and enjoyable musical journey.

Grace is also an avid church musician and she is currently pursuing the Music Worship Arts degree at Tyndale University. She has completed her BMus and MMus degrees in Piano Performance (University of Toronto) under the tutelage of Dr. Jamie Parker.