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BIOGRAPHY

SiHyun Uhm is a composer, pianist, and multimedia producer currently based in New York and South Korea. Her works have been commissioned by US AirForce Academy Band, YAMAHA, Rice University (Sviatoslav Richter Fund), Columbia Digital Audio Festival, Five by Five Ensemble, and Enhakē Ensemble. She is a Composer Fellow with American Composers Orchestra, Really Spicy Opera, Nashville Symphony Composer Lab, Universal Artists Festival, Daegu MBC Orchestra, Intimacy of Creativity, Red Note Workshop, and has received prizes from President’s Own Marine Band, Art Council of Korea, Mayflower Art Center, Luna Nova, JMI, Korean Wind Ensemble, Howard Hanson Orchestral Prize, Louis Lane Prize, Future Symphony, NY Composers’ Circle, Next Notes, National YoungArts, Avalon, and MTNA.

 

Her distinctive and interactive musical style is recognizable to audiences, and since the release of her first album in 2017, the listenership of her music has continued to grow. She not only works as an audio engineer but also as an active pianist and accompanist. She also is an established producer/arranger in many different genres (electronics, pop, rock, film/game music) and an electronic music enthusiast making music with launchpad in her free time. 

 

She is currently attending The Juilliard School studying with Prof. Ludwig. She graduated from the Eastman School of Music in NY, studying with Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon, David Liptak, Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, and Vincent Lenti. She graduated from Walnut Hill School for the Arts in MA, where she studied composition with Whitman Brown and piano with Mana Tokuno from New England Conservatory. SiHyun was born in Seoul, Korea, where she went to Yewon School.

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