Artistic Director

Euijoong Yoon
Artistic Director

Welcome to THE NATIONAL CHORUS OF KOREA

In November 2017, conductor Euijoong Yoon was inaugurated as the Artistic Director of the National Chorus of Korea. With his great sense of musicality and exquisite conducting, he is one of the leading conductors of choral music in Korea. Growing up in a musical environment, conductor Euijoong Yoon started to learn piano and violin at an early age. He studied at Yewon School, Seoul Arts High School, and has graduated from Seoul National University as a violin performance major. Euijoong Yoon also studied at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music for his masters and doctoral degrees in choral conducting. He was mentored by Dr. Rivers, one of the greatest maestros in choral conducting in USA. While he was studying abroad, Euijoong Yoon was a member and assistant conductor in the Cincinnati Renaissance Consort and the CCM Concert Choir, upon which he built his chorale experiences by performing varieties of repertoires. After returning, he conducted in many different city chorales such as Seongnam, Bucheon, Ulsan, Busan, Daegu, Pohang, Changwon, Masan, Jeju, Gimhae, and Suwon. He also conducted in other professional choirs as a guest conductor. Since 2005, Euijoong Yoon has been serving as the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Changwon City Chorale, the largest city chorale in Korea for 10 years. He has successfully conducted many concerts of a variety of genres from classical to pop, making the Changwon City Chorale accessible and popular to multiple demographics. With his great leadership abilities, he was awarded the title of ‘Choir of Changwon’ at the Choral Federation of Changwon. Euijoong Yoon was also hosted by the Changwon Grand Prix. Furthermore, he has contributed widely for Changwon’s amateur and youth choirs through many choral conducting academies. With his achievements, Euijoong Yoon later on became the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Suwon City Chorale. Because of his exquisite musicality, he was loved by the citizens of Suwon. Euijoong Yoon is also very active internationally. In 2004, he was invited to the International Choral Festival in Salt Lake City to teach in seminars and to perform. In 2005, he was the first in Korea to be invited to the International Boys’ and Men’s Choir in Minneapolis as a guest conductor for the 500 choir members who were chosen globally. In 2006, he was invited to Herning, Denmark as a guest conductor for the Men’s and Boys’ Choir. He was also invited as a judge for the Choir Olympics in Germany in 2004, the Choir Olympics in Austria in 2008, the Choir Games in China in 2010, the Choir Olympics in Cincinnati in 2012, the Choral Summit by the IFCM in Beijing in 2012, and was invited as a jurist and lecturer in 2014 for the National Ecclesiastical Choir Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia, and the 2nd Singapore International Choral Festival in 2015 and 2016. Euijoong Yoon has made many efforts by training choral conducting to students at Hansei University as the dean and professor. He is now the Artistic Conductor and the Executive Conductor at the National Chorus of Korea and is putting forth great efforts to show the talent of Korea’s choral music to the world.