Gitbi Kwon was born in Ulsan, South Korea in 1992. There she graduated from the Ulsan High School of Art (2009-2011). After graduation, she studied composition at the “Keimyung University” in Daegu from 2011 to 2016 with Cheol-Ha Park, Mu-Seoh Kim and Prof. Eun-Hwa Cho. Since 2018 she continues her studies in the master’s program with Prof. Gordon Kampe at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg. Most recently, she did an exchange course as part of the Swiss Mobility Program at the Hochschule für Musik with Prof. Caspar Johannes Walter in Basel.
Her works are performed in Germany, Swiss, and South Korea with Names Ensemble, ULYSSES-Netzwerk Ensemble and ensemble with Korean traditional instruments. She was selected for Call for Scores by the international contemporary music festival in Daegu, South Korea, the National Composition Music Festival in Ulsan, South Korea. Her works will be available via Delirium Ensemble and Hamburger Symphoniker.