Texu Kim’s music has earned awards and honors from the Aspen Music Festival and School, the Isang Yun International Composition Prize, Minnesota Composer Institute, and Joong-Ang Music Concours. He has been commissioned by Ensemble Modern and Ensemble TIMF, and his works have been performed by Ensemble Intercontemporain, Ensemble Modern, and Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, among other groups. He holds composition degrees from Seoul National University, where he also earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry; he is now pursuing a doctorate at Indiana University. In 1998 he was a silver medal winner at the International Chemistry Olympiad in Melbourne, Australia.
LISTEN: Splash!! for large orchestra
Isang Yun Festival Orchestra; Chi-Yong Jung, conductor