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Jin Hi Kim


Examined komungo, a zither of 6 silk strings frequently useful for meditation of male Confucian scholars, young, breaking tradition where most girls research kayagum, a brighter, popular zither. Researched at Seoul Country wide University, digital music and structure at Mills University. Spent some time working with Derek Bailey, Expenses Frisell, Oliver Lake, Elliott Clear, Eugene Chadbourne. Co-founder No Globe Improvisations quartet. Designed electrical edition of komungo, and MIDI-version of changgo, a Korean percussion device in cooperation with Danny Ferrington. Collaborated on pc music works. Many honours and commissions.

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Full Name Kim Jin-hi
Profession Composer
Education Seoul National University
Nationality South Korean
Awards Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
Music Songs Ek for JC, Silk to Metal, Ssareng, Fluttering Tchong, Saturn's Moons, Jupiter's Moons, Dance of Meditation, Nong Rock, Dorang, Piri Quartet, Yoeum, Yellow Seed, Howdy Partner, Yongary Meets Big Foot, Gut Morgen, Naby, Slow View Picnic, Frets Crossing Frets, And It Goes By, Tchong, Komungo Permutations, Movement I, Point, Company, Komungo In & Out, Silky Stream, Movement II, Core, Self Portrait, A Lullaby for the Nativity, Eternal Way
Albums Living Tones, KomunGuitar, Komungo, Komungo 'Round the World

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1 She is a close friend with Honey Lee, who won the 1st place at 2006 Miss Universe Korea and came 4th place at 2007 Miss Universe competition. They are both graduates of Seoul National University.
2 She was born in Pusan, but raised in Ulsan in which she spent most of her youth life. Then, she went up to Seoul for her university.
3 Switzerland Ambassador since 2005
4 She graduated Seoul National University (Major in Fashion Design) in Seoul, South Korea.
5 Older sister of Wan Lee



Yong Pal 2015 TV Series Han Yeo Jin
Dragon Yankee 2015
We Will Be Ok 2014
Jang Ok Jung, Sarange Salda 2013 TV Series Jang Ok Jung, later Lady Jang Hee Bin
Boku to Star no 99 nichi 2011 TV Series Han Yuna
My Princess 2011 TV Series Lee Seol
Grand Prix 2010 Seo Joo-hee
Airiseu: Deo mubi 2010 Seung-hee Choi
Ailiseu 2009 TV Series Choi Seung-Hee / Choi Seung Hee
Ssa-woom 2007 Ji-na
Joong-cheon 2006 So-hwa / Yon-hwa
Rubeusutori in Habeodeu 2004-2005 TV Series Soo-Inn Lee
Kumiho woejeon 2004 TV Mini-Series Shi Yeon
Cheongookeui gyedan 2003 TV Series Han Yuri
Sun Mool 2001 Young Jung-Yeon
Ulemae 7: Dolaon Ulemae 1992



Ailiseu 2009 TV Series Herself
Infinite Challenge 2005 TV Series Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009 Popularity Award Blue Dragon Awards Joong-cheon (2006)
2007 Baek Sang Film Baek Sang Art Awards Popularity Award Female Joong-cheon (2006)
2005 Baek Sang TV Baek Sang Art Awards Popularity Award Female Rubeusutori in Habeodeu (2004)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 Baek Sang TV Baek Sang Art Awards Best Actress Ailiseu (2009)
2010 Baek Sang TV Baek Sang Art Awards Most Popular Actress Ailiseu (2009)

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