Native of South Korea, Hyunsung is a multifaceted musician active in composition, research, performance, and teaching.
Her music is often inspired by paintings, moving image, and dance, and aims to write music with a narrative. She has earned degrees from Seoul National University(BM, Music Theory), New York University(MM, Music Technology), and is currently pursuing a MM in composition at CUNY Brooklyn College, studying with Tania Leon and Doug Cohen.
Hyunsung's compositional passion leans towards artistic collaborations involving other disciplines of art such as film, theater, installations, dance, and education, and her recent collaborations include "Miss Julie" with the Brooklyn College theater, and a independent short film titled "A Sympathyte".
In addition, she is taking her research in music and audio perception further, planning for a presentation at ICMPC 2014.
Other than music, Hyunsung enjoys cooking, eating, pondering, and painting.