Minje Jeon
composer | Korea, °1987
 
COMPOSITION 2009 : First Prize
Born in Incheon, Korea, in 1987, Jeon Minje composed his first pieces for piano at the age of six. In 2003 his arrangements of songs by Isang Yun for orchestra were performed at the Tongyoung International Festival. The following year he went to study with Hans-Jürgen von Bose in Munich ; in 2007 he joined the composition class at the Korea National University of Arts. His work À partir du printemps was performed at the International Contemporary Music Festival, in the context of the Nong project. The group of composers of new music that he founded, ‘Sum’, has given a number of concerts since 2008. His works include : Soak, for five percussionists and orchestra (2002), Symphony No. 1 for orchestra (2003), Particle Beam for seven musicians (2005), Altertumklang for clarinet and harp (2007), Affine for violin and contrabass clarinet (2008), Kettenspektra for piano, Le Tombeau d’Anglebert for harpsichord (2009), and a number of pieces for piano (1995-2005).
Piano 2020 postponed to May 2021
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