World @ Midday: Ensemble Jeng Yi | Korean Drum and Dance

When:
November 14, 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
2019-11-14T12:30:00-05:00
2019-11-14T13:30:00-05:00
Where:
Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
83 York Boulevard
Toronto
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Judy Karacs
416-736-2100 ext. 20054

ENSEMBLE JENG YI is a Korean performing arts ensemble based in Toronto. Since their formation in 1998, the group has entertained audiences with their exciting repertoire of original compositions and traditional pieces.Building upon the conventions of Korean performing arts, Ensemble Jeng Yi has created a variety of innovative productions including intimate mu

sic recitals, site-specific works, interactive performances for young audiences, and ambitious multi-disciplinary productions. Not just talented drummers, the members are also accomplished performers of the ribbon-hat dance in which each member spins a ribboned-hat called the sangmo–all while dancing and drumming.

Guest Artist
Joo Hyung Kim, Kayagum

Joo Hyung Kim is an accomplished performer of the Kayagum,the traditional Korean zither. Born in Korea, she began her traditional Korean music training at the age of six. She majored in traditional Korean music at Kyung Buk University, and completed her M.A. in traditional music at Sook Myung University. She immigrated to Canada in 2005 and has been an active performer and composer.

Admission is free.