Adjunct Instructor of Music
D.M.A in Vocal Performance, University of North Texas, in progress
M.M. in Vocal Performance, Southern Methodist University
B.M. in Vocal Performance, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
A native of South Korea, tenor Kwan Kyun Joo has appeared professionally as a soloist on the opera, oratorio and recital stage. Roles include Rodolfo in La Bohème, Alfredo in La Traviata, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Don José in Carmen. Vašek in The Bartered Bride, and Tito in La Clemenza di Tito. Oratorio experience includes Bach’s Mass in b Minor, Beethoven’s Symphony #9, Puccini’s Gloria, Mozart Requiem, Mozart Coronation Mass, Verdi Requiem at Bass Hall, Fort Worth, and Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle with symphonies in Texas, including the Texarkana Symphony, Allen Philharmonic Orchestra, the New Philharmonic Orchestra of Irving, UNT Symphony Orchestra and Grand Chorus, UTA Symphony Orchestra, and Plano Civic Chorus. Mr. Joo holds the Artist Diploma from the University of Texas at Arlington. He also serves as Director of Music at Saesoon Korean Baptist Church in Carrollton, Texas.
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