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.