JEAJOON RYU (b 1970 )
Jaejoon Ryu belongs to the most prominent composers of his generation. He has gained a solid education and has wide-ranging musical and extra-musical interests. He studied composition with two great masters—Professor Sukhi Kang in Seoul (South Korea) and Professor Krzysztof Penderecki in Kraków (Poland). He also received a Ph.D. in Music from the Music Academy in Kraków. He has received numerous awards at composers’ competitions. His output includes many outstanding works which testify not only his perfect command of the compositional craft but above all his phenomenal talent.