Gitbi Kwon was born in Ulsanm south korea in 1992. After graduating from Ulsan Arts High School, she majored in composition at Keimyung University College of Music in Daegu (undergraduate study: Cheol-Ha Park, Mu-Seoh Kim, Eun-Hwa Cho), and she studied received Prof. Gordon Kampe in Hamburg, Germany and obtained she’s master’s degree with the highest grades. In this course, she was interested in conveying the essential meaning of Korean traditional culture and aesthetics in his own way, and actively exchanged with the Department of Korean Traditional Music Seoul national University. In addition, she received a Swiss Scholarship (Swiss Mobility) and a German Scholarship (DAAD,  Abschlussstipendium) and studied with Caspar Johannes Walter at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel, Switzerland as an exchange student for one semester during the master’s program. Currently, she is in the Master of Art in Spezialisierter Musikalischer Performance, Komposition at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel, Switzerland received Prof. Caspar Johannes Walter.

 

 

Her works performed in South Korea and Europa with Ensemble Handwerk, Ensemble Names, ULYSSES-Netzwerk Ensemble and Delirium. Her pieces was selected by the international contemporary music festival in Daegu, South Korea and the National Composition Music Festival in Ulsan, South Korea. 

 

 

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