Gina Jung

Adjunct instructor of Music Theory

Gina Jung is originally from South Korea. At the age of six, she began classical music studies on the piano and developed perfect pitch. After moving to San Diego, she became the pianist/music director for her church and started teaching piano lessons. Since 2009, she has maintained a private piano studio. She has been teaching and is the coordinator of music theory at San Diego Mesa College. She teaches AP music theory at Torah High School and at Point Loma Nazarene University since 2023.

This Fall, she will begin her Doctor of Music Arts Degree in Piano Performance at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, CA. 


  • Master of Music, Performance: Piano, Summer 2023, Stephen F. Austin, Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Master of Music, Theory/Composition- Music Theory Emphasis, 2021, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Master of Music, Music Education-Jazz Pedagogy Emphasis, 2018, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio

Courses Taught

  • San Diego Community College, Music Department
    • Basic Musicianship
    • Music Theory I-III
    • Ear Training I-IV
    • College Piano Class I
  • Torah High School
    • AP Music Theory
  • Point Loma Nazarene University, Music Department
    • Music Theory I-II (Individual Study)

Experience in Field

  • Solo Pianist, Recital
  • Principal Pianist- Jazz Ensemble
  • Performed with numerous local Jazz combos

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Music Association of California Community Colleges (MACCC)
  • Jazz Education Network (JEN)
  • Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)
  • Music Teachers Association of California (MTAC)