HAE OCK EUNICE KIM BANG (South Korea)

Kim Bang

Juri member of 55° International Choral Singing Competition 2016

Hae-Ock Eunice Kim Bang, is a Korean-American Choral Conductor, Researcher and Organist. She was educated at Seoul Arts High school and Interarchen Arts Academy in Michigan, gave scholarship from Korea-America high school exchange student program. Her career as a performer started in Julliard School of Music, where she studied Piano with Professor Guido Agosti, and Illona Kabosh. After graduating in Julliard, Eunice joined to much of chamber music ensembles, and orchestras as a Pianist and accompanist. From 1988, She decided to be performer oriented to church music by the passion of research and representation of the traditional sacred works. In 1995, acquired the degree of Doctor, Church Music and Organ Performance in Manhattan School of Music. Serving as a guest conductor and lecturer of choral conducting master-classes, she accumulated global career in Germany, Swiss, America. From 2006, She has been educating students as a professor of choir conducting in Yonsei University, Korea, won the prize of the best conductor in International Habanerra polyphonic concour with Yonsei Concert Choir in Torrevieja, Spain, 2010. In 2015 she won the Grand Prix Seghizzi with Yonsei Concert Choir.