Kyong Mee Choi

Kyong Mee
Art Discipline: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Feb 23, 2010 to Mar 6, 2010

Kyong Mee Choi, composer, organist, painter, and visual artist, has 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, the second prize at VI Concurso Internacional de Música Eletroacústica de São Paulo, mention for Musique et d'Art Sonore Electroacoustiques de Bourges 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.