UI's King Sejong Institute to host Korean music series

University of Iowa's King Sejong Institute invites you to attend an upcoming music series intended to serve as an introduction to traditional Korean music. Featuring visiting scholar Eunjin Cho, a senior student at the Korea National University of Arts, classes will take place every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evening, starting Wednesday, June 1, 2016 through Friday, July 29, 2016 in room 200 CC (Communications Center 116 Madison St.). 

All classes are free and open to the public.

Danso (Korean flute):

  • Mondays 5:30-6:30 p.m. (except July 4)
  • Fridays 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Korean percussion:

  • Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays 10:30-11:30 a.m.

The King Sejong Institute is an educational institution which offers various Korean language and culture classes. Sponsored by the South Korean government, its purpose is to spread Korean language and culture throughout the world. There are about 130 King Sejong Institutes serving Korean learners and educators in 50 countries.

Korea National University of Arts (K-ARTS/KNUA) is a national university in Seoul, South Korea. Korea National University of Arts was established in 1993 by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea as the only national university of arts with an aim to serve as a leading institution which cultivates artists.[citation needed] It has 26 departments in six schools: Schools of Music, Drama, Film TV & Multimedia, Dance, Visual Arts, and Korean Traditional Arts.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Joung-A Park at joung-a-park@uiowa.edu, or 651-497-4030. 

Keywords: 

Author: