slow down, 2021
2[picc.].2.2.2. 184.108.40.206. timp. +3. hrp. pn. str.
The flow of thought during meditation. 9 min.
Rain, thunder, lightning, 2020
picc.2.2.E.Hn.2.B.Cl.2. 220.127.116.11. timp. +3. pn. str.
Awe to Jangma, Korean rainy season. 6 min.
Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer Night, 1998
18.104.22.168. 22.214.171.124. hrp. str.
The way I perceive four seasons. 16 min.
The day before moving, 2022
for alto saxophonist and percussionist
Leaving Baltimore. 15 min.
An Die Music during COVID19. 5 min.
Give me my leg back! (내 다리 내놔!), 2019
for soprano-narrator, alto fl. vc. perc.(snare drum, triangle, vibraphone), el.gui.
Based on the Korean folk tale that tells about the one terrible night journey. 10 min.
Yeo-U Nu-I (Fox sister), 2019
for soprano, mezzo-soprano, cl.gui.
Based on Korean folk tale that questions if you really know the person that is close to you. 8 min.
for percussionist and trombonist
Imagine your favorite food from childhood being cooked… 3 min.
Dear father, 2019
Chamber opera for one soprano, one narrator, and a chamber ensemble
A Longing for education. 20 min.
The Wolf and Seven Little Goats, 2000
Ballet for children. 27 min.
Masha and Three Bears, 1998
Opera for children. 25 min.
exquisite creatures with fins and fronds, 2022
alto sax, pn, perc.
ft. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.
Inspired by the beauty of marine biodiversity. 7 min.
ft. Space Telescope Science Center
About people who observed the Supernova 1054. 11 min.
fl, bn, hn.
Inspired by Korean traditional patchwork. 6 min.
Day of the Sea; 13’, 2017.
fl. Bb cl. perc.(mar. glock.) vl. vc.
Colorful sea throughout a day. 13 min.
Faint clocks strike as from olden days, 2018
mz.sop. fl. cl. vl. vc. perc.(w.bl) pn.
Inspired by a poem by H. Heine. 7 min.
Solo & Duo
she birds, 2023
My bird(watch)ing experience. 6 min.
walk like a wild animal, work in progress
mezzo-soprano, fixed media
about catcalls. commissioned by mezzo-soprano Maddalena Ohrbach
Four short pieces for percussion, work in progress
commissioned by percussionist Benjamin Giroux
Cooking & Gardening, 2022
classical guitar duo
cherishing ordinary days. 8 min.
My experience being near an iceberg. 6 min.
Where the sun blazes like an immortal being, 2022
Inspired by the poem The Book of Life 생명의 서 by Korean poet Yu Chi-Whan. 5 min.
Three images from Assateague Island, 2021
Based on three images from Assateague Island. 7 min.
Under the moonlight they sing and dance, 2020
Inspired by a Korean traditional dance Gang-Gang Sullae. 9 min.
We practiced this every day!, 2020
Electric Gui. Pn.
Music about the synchronized swimmers. 6 min.
Midnight Dance, 2020
D.B., perc. (timp. crot.).
Inspired by Korean traditional dance Salpuri 살풀이춤. 6 min.
Writing a Letter on a Spring Night, 2019
alto sax, pn.
Music about uncertainty and longing. Homage to the Tatiana’s Letter Scene in opera Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky. 6 min.
! , 2019
Music about people daydreaming about beautiful places. 6 min.
‘Puri’ means ‘unwinding’ in Korean. 5 min.
Timpani with crotales
Music lamenting people suffered from Donghak rebellion, 1894. 13 min.
The King Turtle in the Turtle Pond, 2016
Inspired by the turtle pond at UT Austin. 5 min.
솔솔짹짹숲 (Breezing and chirping forest), 2021
piano and narration
Musical story accompanied with narration and piano. 5 min.
Jazzy Little Composers, 2021
Piano, 4 hands
variation based on themes made by little composers. 4 min.
Five Little Composers, 2020
variation based on themes made by little composers. 3 min.
Komaya Komaya, 2017
Piano, 4 hands
Music based on Korean nursery rhyme, exploring various styles in Western music history. 7 min.
Juingong is my best friend, 2007
Children’s choir, pn.
Music written for Hanmaum Zen Center summer camp. 3 min.
Five Little Pieces for Little Children, 2001
Piano, 4 hands
Collection of five miniatures - polka, waltz, march, canzone, tarantella. 6 min.