University of Pittsburgh

Success for Bomi Jang

PhD student Bomi Jang’s composition, Three Little Pieces for Piano, was performed as part of a solo piano recital by Pablo Amorós at The XVIII Ciclo de Music Contemporanea de Malaga on January, 16, 2012 (Malaga, Spain). The concert also included music of CMU composer Leonardo Balada and was featured in Modernicolas, a Spanish arts magazine.

The recital in Spain continues Jang’s recent successes. In 2010, she won the Creative Music Competition for the National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts. Su:m, her composition for Dae-gum, Violin, Cello, Bass and Percussion, took first place in the large ensemble category. The competition prize included $2500 and a concert premiere that was also broadcast on television in Seoul. Su:m will be performed again in Seoul in the near future and a recording of the work may also A CD of the winning pieces is also due to be released.

IonSound Project will premiere a new piece by Jang in April as part of the annual concert of works by graduate composers.

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