Jeeyong  Kim

Composer (Korea)

HGO Appearances: From My Mother's Mother (2012)

About the Artist: As a Korean-born composer educated in Korea and the United States, Dr. Jeeyoung Kim composes music that harmonizes unique cultural aspects from Eastern and Western traditions. Recent works include Tryst and Ancient Bell, which were commissioned and toured worldwide by Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble. Last summer, her orchestral piece Heroes was performed at the Yeo-Su EXPO in Korea and at Ozawa Hall in Tanglewood. She has won awards and recognition from the National Endowment for the Arts, ASCAP, and the American Music Center, among others. Her music has been performed by many chamber orchestras and ensembles in the United States, Europe, and Asia.