Bomi Jang

Born in Seoul, Korea, Bomi Jang is a summa cum laude graduate of Yonsei University. After winning first prize at the Chosun Newspaper Artist Concert, she came to the United States and received her master's degree at Carnegie Mellon University studying with Leonardo Balada. Her work has been performed in Europe, the United States and Asia, and in various venues such as the Schumann Piano Quintet, the Pittsburgh 250th year Residency Project for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the National Center for Traditional Performing Arts in Korea, the XVIII Cycle of Contemporary Music in Malaga, Spain, the Duquesne Contemporary Ensemble and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Student Reading Session. She was the first prize winner at the Montā€Serrat International Competition, the Margaret Blackburn Competition and the Creative Music Festival for the National Center for Traditional Performing Arts. She was a finalist at ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composers Award and the Sungnam City Choir Competition. Jang has participated in various workshops and master classes with Derek Bermel, Christopher Theofanidis, Richard Danielpour, Lee Hyla, Unsuk Chin and Nils Vigeland. She is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Pittsburgh and teaches composition to undergraduate students as a lecturer at Yonsei University in Korea.