Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

date: 22 August 2019

Kim, Hi Kyunglocked

  • Joshua Kosman

Extract

(b Seoul, March 15, 1954). American composer of Korean birth. She studied at Seoul National University and the University of California, Berkeley, as well as at IRCAM and the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. Her principal composition teachers included Imbrie, Olly Wilson, Grisey and Sung-Jae Lee. A member of the music department at the University of California, Santa Cruz, she founded the Pacific Rim Festival of Contemporary Music there in 1996. Kim's extensive research on Elliott Carter and traditional Korean music is reflected in her compositions. Rhythmic complexity and formal intricacy underlie even her most accessible works, and many of her structural and timbral ideas owe something to Korean folk music. Her honours include the Walter Hinrichsen Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and fellowships from the Tanglewood Music Center, the MacDowell Colony, the Charles Dodge Foundation and Meet the Composer.

Access to the complete content on Grove Music Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.