From my Mother's Mother
Composer: Jeeyoung Kim
Composer Bio: As a Korean-born composer who was educated in Korea and the United States, Jeeyoung Kim's music harmonizes the unique cultural aspects from Eastern and Western traditions. Ms. Kim has won awards and recognition from National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the ASCAP, International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM), National Association of Composers, USA (NACUSA), Meet the Composer, Bunting Fellowship from Harvard University, Dale Warland Singers New Music Competition, American Music Center, Seattle Creative Orchestra Competition, Jerome Foundation, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship at Yale University, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Aspen Music Festival, and Norfolk Chamber Music Festival. Her music has been performed by many chamber orchestras and ensembles in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Ms. Kim studied composition in Yonsei University (B.M.) in Korea and Indiana University (M.M.). Ms. Kim received the Doctor of Musical Arts from Yale University. In 2001-2002, she was awarded the Bunting Fellowship at Harvard University, where she composed and researched Asian music and philosophy. She was a composer-in-residence for Chanticleer in 2003-2004.
Librettist: Janine Joseph
Librettist Bio: Raised in the Philippines and California, Janine Joseph holds a B.A. from the University of California, Riverside, an MFA from New York University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Houston, where she was a poetry editor for Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts. A Kundiman fellow and contributing editor for Tongue: A Journal of Writing and Art, Janine is the recipient of a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, an Inprint/Barthelme Fellowship in Poetry, a Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center Fellowship for Collaboration Among the Arts, a PAWA Manuel G. Flores Prize, an Academy of American Poets prize, a Dissertation Completion Fellowship, and other honors. Janine has taught creative writing in the community with Writers in the Schools, Community~Word Project, and the Starworks Foundation. She currently lives in Ogden, UT and is an Assistant Professor of English at Weber State University. Her debut collection, Driving Without a License, winner of the 2014 Kundiman Poetry Prize, is forthcoming in spring 2016 from Alice James Books.
Premiere Date: November 03, 2012
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Composer Web Site: http://jeeyoungkim.com/
Librettist Web Site: http://www.janinejoseph.com/
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