FREE concert of contemporary and traditional Korean music set for October 7

A free concert of Korean music is set for 7:30 p.m. Monday, October 7, 2013, in Marryott Music Building's Schare Recital Hall. Percussionist Woojung Sim and wind musician Gamin will perform. The musicians will be available for preconcert workshops at 6 p.m. in Schare.

Gamin is one of the most celebrated piri, taepyeongso (Korean traditional oboe family), and saengwhang (ancient wind instrument) performers in Korea today. From 2000 to 2010, she was a member of and assistant principal player in the Contemporary Gukak Orchestra at the National Gukak Center, the hub for training and preserving Korean traditional music.

In 2011, Woonjung Sim was an artist-in-residence in New York City. She also recorded and released an album with the members of an ensemble known as Janya and performed at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

No tickets are required for this free event. Schare Recital Hall is on the second floor of the Marryott Music Building at 81 George Street on the Douglass Campus.

Posted: September 2013