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Lecture-performance on Asian Music

Lecture-performance on Asian Music

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Published : 2013-12-10 20:02
Updated : 2013-12-10 20:02

The Royal Asiatic Society’s Korea Branch will host a lecture-performance of Asian music at its final lecture of the year on Dec. 17.

Jocelyn Clark, who will lead the event, graduated in gayageum performance from the National Classical Music Institute in Seoul in 1994.

She has appeared as a soloist at the Jeonju Sanjo Festival, Opera Latenight Nrnberg, and the Global Ear Series in Dresden, and studied gayageum with some noted musicians, including Ji Seong-ja and Hwang Byeong-gi.

She began studying Asian music with the koto at age 18, after a year in Japan, and then studied the zheng at the Nanjing Academy of Arts in China, and then in New York, from 1990-91.

Clark, who has a Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University, is now a professor of East Asian Studies in the Appenzeller School at Pai Chai University in Daejeon.

The lecture and performance will run from 7:30 p.m. at the Residents’ Lounge in Somerset Palace near Anguk Station in Seoul. Admission is free for RASKB members and 7,000 won for nonmembers.

(paulkerry@heraldcorp.com)

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