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Kyong Mee Choi

CountryUnited States of America
OccupationComposer, Teacher
CategoriesClassical, Contemporary, Electronic

Kyong Mee Choi, composer, organist, painter, and visual artist, received several prestigious awards including John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Robert Helps Prize, Illinois Arts Council Fellowship, ASCAPLUS Awards, The First prize of ASCAP/SEAMUS commission award, The First place at the Birmingham Arts Music Alliance Concert Exchange program, The Second prize at VI Concurso Internacional de Música Eletroacústica de São Paulo, Mention for Musique et d’Art Sonore Electroacoustiques de Bourges, Honorary Prize for the Musica Nova at Music of Czech Republic, Honorable Mention for the Luigi Russolo International Competition, Finalist for CEMJKO Music in Brazil, Finalist of the Contest for the International Contemporary Music Contest “Citta' di Udine” among others.
Her compositions have been recognized by the Concurso Internacional de Música Eletroacústica de São Paulo, Australasian Computer Music Conference, Musica Contemporanea in Ecuador, Luigi Russolo International Electroacoustic Competition, Third Practice, International Computer Music Conference, Electroacoustic Musical Festival in Santiago de Chile, Spectrum Press, Merging Voices, Music Beyond Performance, New York Electronic Music Festival, EMM, SEAMUS, Bourges, NODUS, CMS, and MUSICA NOVA including others. Her music can be found at CIMESP (São Paulo, Brazil), SCI, EMS, ERM media, SEAMUS, Détonants Voyages (Studio Forum, France).
She received a D.M.A. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a M.M. at Georgia State University and a B.S. in chemistry and science education at Ewha Womans University, and studied Korean literature in a master’s program at Seoul National University in South Korea. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Music Composition at Roosevelt University in Chicago where she teaches composition and electro-acoustic music. She writes for chamber, electro-acoustic, interactive, and multi-media work.

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