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[SoC Colloquium] TeRra Han, Korean gayageum virtuoso, Apr 11

Mon, Apr 11, 2016 @ 16:00~18:00
TeRra Han

Traditional Asian music in the 21st century


In this lecture, kayageum virutuso TeRra Han would introduce Asian zither's music traditions such as Korean kayageum, Japanese koto and Chinese Guzheng, as well as, explain their role and function in the 21st century and their advancement for the future. The lecture would be followed by first, their history of each instrument and music, describing of detailed features of them such as structures, materials, playing techniques, scores accompanied listening to the music. Third there would be mini performance presentation by TeRra Han, lastly, we would see the role and function of the Asian traditional music in this 21st century and anticipate their advancement for our future.


Han TeRra (韓泰來) is world widely recognized as one of the most outstanding and exceptional kayagŭm (12-string zither) musicians. Ms. Han holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Seoul National University, she has received numerous awards and fellowships, including the Korean National Commission for UNESCO and the Asian Cultural Council in New York. In addition, she has researched other Asian zither traditions including the Japanese koto, the Chinese jaeng, and North Korea's music represented in China. Ms. Han has released 10 solo albums and numerous chamber and orchestra recordings, she is the heroin debut at Carnegie Hall, New York as the youngest Korean traditional musician.

Location: KAIST Computer Science Dept. Building E3-1 Room #1501
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