Bora Yoon is a Korean-American composer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, interdisciplinary artist and educator who creates music using objects + sounds from various cultures and centuries.
Her works have been presented at Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Singapore Arts Festival, Nam Jun Paik Art Center (South Korea), Visiones Sonoras (Mexico), MADE Festival (Sweden), Festival of World Cultures (Poland), Park Avenue Armory, and Walker Art Center. Commissions include works written for Brooklyn Youth Chorus, So Percussion, Metropolis Ensemble, 21st Century Consort, and the SAYAKA Ladies Consort of Tokyo. Yoon has been an artist-in-residence at the Park Avenue Armory, The Hermitage, HERE Arts Center, and Ringling Museum, and is a Music/Sound fellow with the New York Foundation for the Arts, Asian American Arts Alliance, United Artists Initiative, Sorel Organization for Women Composers, and is currently a doctoral candidate in music composition and the interdisciplinary humanities at Princeton University.
Sunken Cathedral [Innova]
Journal of Popular Noise
( (( PHONATION )) ) [Swirl Records]
Sound UnBound [MIT Press / SubRosa]
Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Singapore Arts Festival, Nam Jun Paik Art Center (South Korea), Visiones Sonoras (Mexico), MADE Festival (Sweden), Festival of World Cultures (Poland), Gyeonggi Media Performance Festival, Walker Art Center, Brooklyn Museum, SITE Santa Fe, and NYC's 55,000 sq. ft. historic Park Avenue Armory.
Recognition & Awards
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (Music/Sound)
Asian American Arts Alliance | United Artists Initiative
BMI | John Lennon Songwriting Award
Interdisciplinary Humanities Fellowship | Princeton University
MIT Press | SubRosa