Կ  ( Ф   CHIN, Kyu-Yung)

 

- Personal Profile -

He was born in Tong-yeung city, south KOREA. He holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in music composition from the Seoul National

University and an advanced degree in composition from the Karlsruhe Hoch-schule (K.A.) in Germany.

He got the Donga composition prize(1970), Korean National Composition Prize(1990) and Korean Music Prize(2005) in Korea.

And his work was selected for the competition at World music Days(Japan 2001) ACL.,(Japan,2000) Sound Celebration 2(USA,1992)

Sendai Music Festival(Japan,1992) abroad.

 

His music combines the theory and instrumentation of western music with the temper of Korean folk tunes.

He participated many international contemporary music festivals, including Mini Festival (Hungary,1991)

World Music Days(Germany 1995, Japan 2001) Mosaico Music Festival (Poland, 1995) Taiwan-Korea Exchange Concert (Taipei,2000)

America-Korea Exchange Concert( New-york 2000) Two Days and two nights (Ukrine 2001) Pan-music Festival

(Korea1989,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997, 2001,2003,2005)

 

He founded Daegu International Contemporary Music Festival in 1991 and worked 7 years long as a director of the music festival.

He worked as a chairman of Korean Composers Association and ISCM Korean section.

Now, he is working as a honorary professor of Yeung-nam University, vice-chairman of Tong-yeung International Music foundation,

adviser of Daegu International Contemporary Music Festival and committee of Seoul International Music Festival.

 

 

- Education -

 

1964-1966 Graduated at Tong-Yeung High-school

1967-1971 Graduated at Seoul National University, Music College,

majored composition(B.A.)

1986-1988 Graduated at Seoul National University, Music College,

majored composition(M.A.)

1983-1986 Graduated at Karlsruhe Musik Hochschule, majored the composition(K.A.)

 

 

- Experience -

 

2006 - 2008 Dean of Yeung-nam University, Music College

1997 - 2005 Professor of Yeung-nam University, Music College, Department of Composition.

1989 - 1996 Associate Professor of Yeung-nam University, Music College, Department of Composition

1985 - 1988 Assistant Professor of Yeung-nam University, Music College, Department of Composition

1980 - 1983 Assistant professor of Hyo-sung Womens University, Music College

 

 

- Prizes -

 

1970.10.08. 10th Dong-a newspaper concours-prize of the composition part.

1988.10. Selected for the competition at Cincinatti contemporary music festival (USA, "Myoung-sang" for soprano and 3 percussionists)

1990.12.01. 10th Korean National Composition Prize ("Myoung-sang")

1992 Selected for the competition at Sound Celebration 2  (USA, Samgak for Cla. and Piano)

1992 Selected for the competition at Sendai International Contemporary Music Festival(Japan, "Prajna" for sop. perc. and tape.)

1998.6 A letter of commendation from Daegu-city Mayor Hi-gab Mun.

2000.6 A letter of commendation from the Minister of Environment-Myungja KIM.

2000.8 Selected for the competition at Asian Music Week in Yokohama (JAPAN, "Daegum-sori" for Fl. and perc.)

2001.10 Selected for the competition at ISCM World Music Days 2001 in Yokohama(JAPAN,"In the Orient" for Piano)

2005.12 Korean Music Prize ( Music Association of Korea)

2008.10 Art Prize ( Music Association of Daegu)

2014.2.28 Green Ribbon Medal

 

 

 

 

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