Rhythm Connections 2020
Korean Performing Arts Institute of Chicago (KPAC) is dedicated to developing and promoting the traditional Korean performing arts, particularly Korean drumming, dance, and music. With five artists in residence from Korea, KPAC delivers approximately 80 performances each year including concerts, workshops, and other events, impacting an audience of 25,000 people annually. The Rhythm Connections concert is an annual production featuring KPAC’s artists in residence, performing both traditional and contemporary collaborative works.
Rhythm Connections 2020 presents Korean folk song, drumming, and instrumental music programs, as well as collaborative music with saxophone, janggu (Korean drum), and daegeum (bamboo flute).
Byoung Sug Kim – percussion
Chansoo Lee – percussion
Yun Sil Jang – percussion, vocals
Woosung Jung – daegeum (bamboo flute)
Eui Chan Cho – percussion
Suwan Choi – percussion
Jenna Yang – gayageum (string instrument)
Jeff Chan – Saxophone