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Sungji Hong

Sungji Hong graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London (MMus) and the University of York (PhD) in UK. She has received 45 distinctions for her compositions, including the Franz Josef Reinl-Stiftung (1st Prize), the Jesus Villa-Rojo (1st Prize), the Temple Music Composition Prize, ACL Yoshiro Irino Memorial Prize, Ilshin Composition Prize, CFAMC scholarship and others. Her music has been released on ECM Records and broadcast in more than 17 countries and 37 channels including BBC Radio 3, SWR 2, DLF, WNYC 2, Radio Boston, and YLE Radio 1. Her music has been performed in over 44 countries and 204 cities throughout Europe, the United States and Asia. Since 2018, Hong has been teaching composition at the University of North Texas. She serves as Music Director at her home congregation, Denton Korean Baptist Church. (

Last Updated: 01/29/2021

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