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Sebastian Wang

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Director, UMD Korean Percussion Ensemble
Musicology & Ethnomusicology

3110H The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
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Asian Music

Sebastian Wang was born in Washington, D.C., and has lived in Maryland for most of his life. He encountered Samul Nori when he was six years old and started taking private lessons when he was ten. Wang started to perform with a group when he was 14, performing at various universities as well as the Kennedy Center. After graduating from high school, he continued his study at the Korea National University of Arts in Seoul, Korea, under the renowned Samul Nori master Kim Duk Soo.