In this second installment of the ICEP Spotlight on ChoralNet, it is my pleasure to introduce 2016 ICEP Exchange Conducting Fellows Dr. Jason Bishop from the United States and Sun Young Yun from South Korea. Please help me in congratulating both Dr. Bishop and Ms. Yun in their selection for the 2016 ICEP exchange.
Dr. Jason Bishop
Dr. D. Jason Bishop is Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral & Vocal Studies at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, and Artistic Director of The Greater South Jersey Chorus. A native of Burns, Tennessee, Jason earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting from the University of Oklahoma, where he studied with Dennis Shrock. Jason is a member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), Chorus America, the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO), the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), and the College Music Society (CMS). He recently served on the Board of New Jersey ACDA, and is currently the ACDA Eastern Division R&S Chair for Youth & Student Activities.
Sun Young Yun
Sun Young Yun is the Conductor and Artistic Director of the Seoul National University Dental Chorus, Ehwa University French Choir, and the Jong-Am Protestant Church Choir in Seoul, South Korea. She received her Masters degree in Choral Conducting from Ehwa University. Ms. Yun will be featured in the North Central Division and at the Division Conference from February 16 to February 27.