Sangbong Nam is a Korean-born composer and a researcher. He is now a Composer-in-Residence with the Prime Philharmonic Orchestra in Korea and a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Arts and Technologies at Seoul National University (CATSNU). He received his doctoral degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in the United States, where he received 2nd prize at the ASCAP/SEAMUS student competition and was awarded the Scott Huston Award and Tangeman Sacred Music Center Award for composition. His teachers there include Mara Helmuth, Joel Hoffman and Michael Fiday.
Before his doctoral study in the U.S., he was a chief researcher at U-tech performance lab at Korea National University of Arts and received his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Music composition at Seoul National University in Korea where he studied with Tai-bong Chung and Donoung Lee.
Works of Sangbong Nam have been concerned with acoustic music, electro-acoustic music and new interfaces for musical expression, and have been performed in AYAF (Arko Young Art Frontier)(Seoul 2014); ICMC (International Computer Music Conference) (England 2011, Montreal 2009); SEAMUS (Society of Electro Acoustic Music in United States) (Wisconsin 2012, Miami 2011); EMM(Electronic Music Midwest) (Chicago 2012); MCS (Midwest Composer Symposium)(Indiana 2011, Cincinnati 2010) ; SICMF (Seoul International Computer Music Festival) (Seoul 2016, 2008); Network Concert (Seoul-San Francisco, 2008); and Asian-Pacific Week Opening Concert (Berlin, 2005).