Living the American dream

Kangnam University graduate Sodam Park works in her office at UEC in Cerritos, California. Photo courtesy of Sodam Park

“Many Young Koreans Yearn for Life Abroad” reads the headline from an April 29 article on the Chosun Ilbo’s English website. But a life abroad has become a reality for Sodam Park, a visual design major and Kangnam University graduate.…

Shin releases 1st single

Shin Woo Jin's 1st digital single "Thank You"

On August 30, Kangnam University alumnus and former Department of Liberal Arts teaching assistant Shin Woo Jin released his first single, a ballad entitled “Thank You” on popular music download services to considerable buzz. Shin, a businessman who studied English…

Students and faculty perform in Germany

Kangnam University German School of Music violin professor Viktoria Kaunzner and her students (from left) Juhee Ihm (3rd-year), Haram Park (4th-year), and Jiwon Lim (2nd-year), who performed in Germany with the Academic Orchestra Berlin over the summer. Photo: Charles Ian Chun

It has been a productive summer for German School of Music violin professor Viktoria Kaunzner, who continues to present challenging opportunities for her students while making her own contributions to musical discourse. After enjoying recent success with her 3rd-year student…

Professor and student join in concert for peace

German School of Music Weimar viola professor Erwan Richard and 3rd-year viola student Lee Hyun Kyung perform with chamber orchestra at a Concert for Unification at DMZ during the 5th Yeoncheon DMZ International Music Festival, 30 August 2015. Image: KBS News

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of Korea’s National Liberation Day, the 5th Yeoncheon DMZ International Music Festival was held between July 25 and August 2. In addition to concerts, the festival’s Music Academy holds private lessons, masterclasses, lectures, and…