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The College of Music and Performing Arts has set a goal to be one of the three most prestigious msic and arts schools in the nation by 2020. It has been striving to meet expectations by creating colorful programs to train sophisticated professionals, exchanging ideas with internationally acclaimed schools, as well as providing excellent curriculum utilizing state-of-the-art facilities.

In 2010, 980 undergraduate students majoring in Orchestral Performance, Vocal Performance, Composition, Piano, Organ, Dance, and Theater took advantage of programs designed to cultivate talented professional musicians, music teachers and theater performers.

Keimyung Symphony Orchestra, Keimyung Symphonic Band, Keimyung Choir, Keimyung Ensemble and Keimyung Opera have all performed internationally by participating in exchange concerts with prestigious foreign schools. Students have contributed to bands, orchestras and educational institutions in Korea and have influenced numerous domestic performers in all fields.

Graduates have been active in national and international orchestras, opera companies, ensembles, professional choirs, and dance; influencing the contemporary Korean arts movements in creative fields such as theater and music composition.

The Keimyung-Chopin Academy, which was established under the direction of the College of Music and Performing Art in 1999, especially, offers closely connected courses of study for students seeking a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees. Taught by professors invited from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Poland, standard and performing courses are offered in order to cultivate outstanding professional artists.

 

  • History

    1961.04.01 The Department of Church Music was established

    1963.03.01 Completion and opening of Campbell Concert Hall

    1965.03.01 Department of Church Music changed to Department of Music

    1977.05.23 Keimyung Opera founded

    1978.03.01 University status achieved (Department of Music promoted to College of Arts)

    1981.03.01 College of Arts changed to College of Music

    1999.02.10 Keimyung-Chopin Academy established

    2003.03.01 All music majors merged under College of Music

    2004.03.01 College of Music changed to College of Music and Performing Arts

    2005.03.01 Construction began on a new College of Music and Performing Arts building and Keimyung Art Center on Seongseo Campus

    2006.03.01 Department of Theater and Film changed to Department of Theater Arts

    2007.03.01 Physical Education Dance Department reorganized under College of Music and Performing Arts.

    2008.03.01 College of Music and Performing Arts relocated to Seongseo Campus.

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  • Educational Objectives

    Musicians who are involved in creating a worthy arts culture

    • Musicians with international credibility
    • Musicians with excellent performance skills
    • Musicians with national pride
    • Musicians with creative research ability
    • Musicians with a mentality to serve the greater societ
  • Facilities

    The Music Hall, built in 2008, has the most up-to-date facilities including multimedia facilities in every lecture room. There are also an abundance of practice rooms for every major.

  • Administration Office
College of Fine Arts
Faculty Major Office Curriculum Information on Faculty members Information on Majors
Music Orchestral Instruments 053)580-6574 Curriculum Information on Faculty members Information on Majors
Vocal Performance 053)580-6575 Curriculum Information on Faculty members Information on Majors
Composition 053)580-6576 Curriculum Information on Faculty members Information on Majors
Piano 053)580-6577 Curriculum Information on Faculty members Information on Majors
Performing Drama and Musical Theatre 053)580-6579 Curriculum Information on Faculty members Information on Majors
Dance 053)580-5522 Curriculum Information on Faculty members Information on Majors
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  • Update date 2017-02-20
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