Ding-Dong with Dong-Won: Round 006 – Composition in Improvisation

As part of Improviser-in-Residence Dong-Won Kim’s 2014 residency, Musagetes and IISCI are pleased to present the sixth round in this ongoing improvisation series, Next Tuesday, Improviser-in-Residence Dong-Won Kim will be holding a lecture, discussion & workshop on improvisation.

Bring your open hearts, open minds, voices, feet, bodies, ears, instruments, curiosity, and joy to this event. Both audience members and performers welcome. No prior experience necessary. See you on Tuesday, November 18 at 7 PM! The event is physically accessible and admission is free.


Please save the date for upcoming events:

When Rivers Meet – Join Dong-Won Kim, the Guelph Symphony Orchestra, and other community collaborators for this celebratory culmination of the residency! | Saturday, November 29, 7 PM (Co-Operator’s Hall, River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St.)

Ding-Dong 007: Homage To Silence | Tuesday, December 2nd, 7-9 PM

Dong-Won Kim is a Korean percussionist, vocalist, composer, and improviser. He has studied Korean traditional music since 1984, including farmers’drumming and dance, shaman music, and Pansori accompaniment. Dong Won Kim is an internationally recognized master of his form who has performed at the United Nations General Assembly Hall as a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silkroad Ensemble Project. Dong-Won has taught at various institutions internationally including Harvard University, the Musikak-Ademie Basel, Switzerland and currently teaches music as a professor of Wonkwang Digital University. http://www.silkroadproject.org/ensemble/artists/dong-won-kim/