Composer | Educator
Korean-born American composer Texu Kim’s works have been performed by New York Philharmonic, Oregon Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, New World Symphony, National Orchestra of Korea, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Ensemble Modern, Alarm Will Sound, Ensemble Intercontemporain, among many others. His music has earned honors and awards from Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Copland House, and SCI/ASCAP Commission Competition.
Having served as the Composer-in-Residence of the Korean Symphony Orchestra and having taught at Lewis & Clark College, Portland State University, and Syracuse University, Texu teaches at San Diego State University as an assistant professor of music and serves as Artist-of-the-Year at the Busan Philharmonic Orchestra. He is also the curator of the New Music Symposium hosted by the Korean Cultural Society of Boston.
작곡가 김택수의 작품은 뉴욕 필하모닉, 오리건 심포니, 미네소타 오케스트라, 뉴 월드 심포니, 국립국악관현악단, 서울시립교향악단, 앙상블 모데른, 알람 윌 사운드, 앙상블 앵테르콩탱포랑, 등등 다수의 단체에 의하여 연주되었다. 그의 음악은 치비텔라 라니에리 파운데이션, 코플랜드 하우스, 전미 작곡가 협회 / 저작권 협회 주최 콩쿠르에서 입상하였다.
코리안심포니오케스트라 상주작곡가, 시러큐스 대학교 교수 등을 역임한 김택수는 2020년 가을학기부터 샌디에이고 주립대학 교수로 후학을 양성하고 있고, 2021년 부산시립교향악단 올해의 예술가로 일하고 있다.
Events in Current Season
7/13/2020 Pahdo, Seoul S.Korea
8/28/20 Homage to Anonymous Ancient Fiddlers, (online) Seoul, Korea
8/30/20 Homage to Anonymous Ancient Fiddlers, (online) Evanston, IL
9/11/20 Co.Ko. - un poco Loco (mov.1), online, USA
9/12/20 Homage to Anonymous Ancient Fiddlers (online) Chicago, IL
10/4/20 Two Easy Pieces (world premiere, online) San Diego, CA
10/5/20 Dub-Stranvinsky (online) New York, NY
10/15/20 Homage to Anonymous Ancient Fiddlers (online) New York, NY
10/17-18/20 Pali-Pali!! (online) New York, NY
11/1/20 Sonata Amabile (world premiere), Seoul, S.Korea
11/2/20 Arirang Love Sonata (Asian premiere), Hong Kong, China
11/25/20 Academic Ritual, Seoul, S.Korea
12/2/20 Five Short Pieces (world premiere), Seoul, S.Korea
1/6/21 Frattalisimmo!! (online) Seoul, S.Korea
March 2021 Dear Luna (world premiere) Tongyeong, S.Korea
3/27/21 Co.Ko. - un poco Loco, Birmingham, AL (online)
April 2021 Zzan!! (world premiere), Busan, S.Korea etc.
5/29/21 Ma$HeD, New York, NY
6/5/21 Jump!! (online, world premiere), Portland, OR
6/23/21 Ma$HeD, Greenville, NC
7/1/21 Ma$HeD, Pittsburgh, PA
7/6/21 America the Polarized (online, world premiere), New York, NY
7/23-24/21 Blow, Fly, Pop!!, Chicago, IL
9/5/21 Phos Hilaron (world premiere) & Ma$HeD, Louisville, KY
10/4/21 Birdsongs (world premiere), Albuquerque, NM
11/13/21 Fanfare for PyeongChang, Singapore, Singapore
11/19/21 new work (world premiere), Seoul, S.Korea
12/16/21 Flash!!, Busan, S.Korea
2/3-5/22 Dub-Sanjo, Detroit, MI
3/3/22 new work (world premiere), Bloomington, IN
4/8/22 new work (world premiere), Holland, MI