Kyong Mee Choi
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 Award, First Place for 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, Society of Electroacoustic Music of Czech Republic, Honorable Mention for the Luigi Russolo International Competition in Italy, Honorary mention in the Destellos Competition, Finalist of the Contest for the International Contemporary Music Contest "Citta' di Udine, Finalist for Concurso Internacional de Composicai eletroacoustica in Brazil among others.
Her music can be found at CIMESP, SCI, EMS, ICMC, ERM media, SEAMUS, Détonants Voyages.
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 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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