Dr. Tae Hong Park
Tae Hong Park is a composer, bassist and music technologist. He received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in electronics from Korea University in 1994 and worked in the area of digital communication systems and digital musical keyboards at the LG Central Research Laboratory in Seoul, Korea from 1994 to 1998. He also holds degrees from Dartmouth College (MA in electro-acoustic music) and Princeton University (MFA and PhD in composition). His current interests are primarily in composition of electro-acoustic and acoustic music, technical research in multi-dimensional aspects of timbre, pattern recognition, signal processing, automatic musical instrument classification and computer-aided music analysis.
Dr. Park's music has been heard in various locations including Austria, Brazil, China, Canada, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, South Korea, Sweden, UK and USA; in venues, conferences and festivals including Aether Fest, Bourges, CEAIT, CYNETart, DIEM, Electric Rainbow Coalition, EMM, EUCUE Series, FEMS, ffmup, High Voltage, ICMC, Into the Soundscape V, ISMEAM, klangprojektionen, LACMA, LITSK, MATA, MAXIS, NWEAMO, Pulse Field, Reflexionen Festival, Santa Fe International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music, SICMF, SEAMUS, Sonorities Festival, Spark Festival, Third Practice and Transparent Tape Music Festival. His works have been played by performers such as the Argento Ensemble, Brentano String Quartet, California E.A.R. Unit, Ensemble Surplus, Wayne Dumaine, Edward Carroll, Entropy, Zoe Martlew, Nash Ensemble of London, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and the Tarab Cello Ensemble.
Dr. Park is editor of Journal SEAMUS, serves as editorial consultant for Computer Music Journal, is president of ICMA and served as chair and organizer of the ICMC 2006 conference. He is on faculty in the School of Music at Georgia State University, where he is a member of the New Media Cluster, a key component of the GSU 2CI (2nd Century Initiative). He previously taught at Tulane University (associate professor) heading the Music Science and Technology programs.