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Jucheol Wang

Prior to his arrival in New Zealand, Dr Wang was the founder, director and bassist for the Seoul Uniss Chamber Orchestra. Wang has been an assistant conductor with the University of Iowa Orchestra and Seoul Women�s University Orchestra. As a bassist, Wang has given solo recitals in the USA and Korea at venues such as the Seoul Art Centre, Kumho Art Hall and Kwangju University. As an orchestra player, Wang has freelanced with top leading orchestras including the Asian Philharmonic (maestro Myung-whun Chung), Korean Chamber Orchestra (director Min Kim) and the KBS Symphony Orchestra. He has also been a guest Principal of the Korean Symphony Orchestra. Locally, Wang has been a principal player of Bach Musica, Waitakere Orchestra as well as freelanced with the Auckland Philharmonia. As an educator, Wang has taught at Kun-san National University in Korea, University of Iowa, Clark High School and Armstrong Middle School in Texas. He has published the Double Bass Method Book in Korea, which is the first and only book written by a Korean for the double bass. His qualifications include a Master�s degree in orchestral conducting and a doctorate in double bass performance and pedagogy from the University of Iowa. Wang also holds Master�s degree from the University of North Texas in the U.S.A and Chung-ang University for Bachelor�s degree in Music in Seoul, Korea. Wang has served as a jury member for several major music competitions including the Vienna Music Competition 2000 in Austria, Music Journal Competition and Kookmin Ilbo Competition in Korea. He has been a a jury member for the final round of the 27th World International Music Competition in La Vilavella, Spain on 21 July 2019. During 2018, Wang also conducted the Seoul Uniss Chamber Orchestra�s 20th anniversary concert in Korea. Dr Wang is currently the Head of Music at Rosmini College and president of the Music Association of Korea in New Zealand.

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Jucheol Wang
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