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Jin Hi Kim


Grants Awarded

2014 | Music | Indonesia

for a four-month grant to study music and research the relationship between traditional music and spiritual practice in Indonesia beginning in July 2014

1992 | Music | Japan

to study traditional music and its influence on contemporary composers and musicians in Japan


Performance / United States

Asian Sound Revolution

February 24, 2017

Traditional & innovative virtuosi Jin Hi Kim (komungo/electric komungo) and Min Xiao Fen (pipa/voice) perform on fretted string instruments from Korea and China.

Min Xiao-Fen received an ACC Fellowship in 2009 to travel to Japan and China to research the pipa. Jin Hi Kim received ACC Fellowships in 2014 and 1992 for travel to Japan and Indonesia.

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Grantees: Jin Hi Kim, Xiao-Fen Min

Performance / United States

One Sky II

April 16, 2018

The Wesleyan University Orchestra under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina performs the world premiere of Guggenheim Fellow composer and Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Jin Hi Kim's One Sky II (2018). The concert will be opened by Wesleyan's Korean Drumming and Creative Music Ensemble and cross-cultural performances by faculty and students from Korea, China, Japan, Iran, and the United States; and followed by a Q&A with the audience about their musical experiences.

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Grantee: Jin Hi Kim

Performance / United States

Asian Sound Revolution

November 4, 2018

Jin Hi Kim, Masayo Ishigure, Gao Hong, Vãn-Anh Vō, Susie Ibarra perform in an afternoon filled with Asian music.

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Grantees: Jin Hi Kim, Susie Ibarra