Jiha Park

OneBeat 2013 Fellow

Piri, Saenghwang, Yanggeum player

Seoul, South Korea

Jiha Park is a composer and performer of traditional Korean instruments, such as Piri, Taepyungso, Saenghwang and Yanggeum. As the leader the ‘숨[su:m]’ ensemble, Jiha has worked constantly for six years performing groundbreaking and modern music rooted in traditional Korean instrument performance. She released her first album Rhythmic Space: A Pause for Breath’ in 2010, collaborating with artists across various disciplines including theater, film, dance and architecture. Her 2016 minimalist album Communion received widespread critical acclaim. She followed that up with 2018 album Philos