Flute students welcome the Galways to Korea

German School of Music flute professor Philipp Jundt (second from left) and his students pose with Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway at Incheon International Airport, where they were welcomed with performances of the traditional Korean folk song Arirang as well as the 4th movement of the William Tell Overture. Jundt, who is artistic director of Gonjiam Music Festival, and executive director Soohyun Paik (3rd from left) invited Sir James and Lady Jeanne for Galway Flute Festival Korea 2016 in January, which commenced with a gala concert at Seoul Arts Center followed by a flute festival with masterclasses, concerts, workshops, exhibitions at Gonjiam Valley in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province. Photo: Charles Ian Chun

Photo: Charles Ian Chun

German School of Music flute professor Philipp Jundt (second from left) and his students pose with Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway at Incheon International Airport, where they were welcomed with performances of the traditional Korean folk song Arirang as well as the 4th movement of the William Tell Overture. Jundt, who is artistic director of Gonjiam Music Festival, and executive director Soohyun Paik (3rd from left) invited Sir James and Lady Jeanne for Galway Flute Festival Korea 2016 in January, which commenced with a gala concert at Seoul Arts Center where Shades of Love by composer Marco Hertenstein made its world premiere. The flute festival continued with masterclasses, concerts, workshops, exhibitions at Gonjiam Valley in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province.

Charles Ian Chun

Editor and web designer, The Kangnam Hakbo (English). Instructor, Department of Liberal Arts.

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