성초롱 – Cholong Sung — Kayagum

Cholong Sung

Cholong Sung has been studying Korean traditional music since 10 years old. She graduated from the National Gukak (Korean traditional music) Middle and High school, where she majored in Gayageum (Korean zither) and she did BA in Korean Traditional Music at Ewha Woman’s University. As a Kayagum player, she gained much experience by taking part in many concerts and had received awards at a number of Gayageum competitions. After graduating from university, she went to Seoul National University to study Korean Music Theory and completed her MA in 2013. She is now a Ph.D. candidate in Ethnomusicology at the SOAS, University of London, and is an instructor of the SOAS Gayageum Society.

  • Vice President of the Performance Team, Korean Artists Association (2016)
  • Performance at the International Cultural Evening, Sheffield City Hall (2015)
  • Certificate of Art and Culture Education Instructor (2014)
  • Assistant Director, “Power of Voice”Gugak FM (Korean Traditional Music Broadcasting) (2011)
  • Japanese Cultural Exchange Project, Invited by Tokyo University of the Arts (2011)
  • Building Metadata for an Important Intangible Cultural Asset Project, Ministry of Culture and Tourism (2010)
  • Performance at Kennedy Center and George Mason University, D.C, hosted by Ewha Alumni in U.S.A (2009)
  • Gayageum Soloist with Ewha Korean Music Orchestra, 41st Ewha Annual Concert (2007)
  • 1st Prize, 29th National Contest for Gayageum in Tangumdae (2005) and Seoul Gayageum Contest (2006)

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