Suwan Choi

THU NOV 9 | SAT NOV 11

Suwan Choi is a dynamic musician and performer of traditional Korean drumming, or pungmul. He currently serves as Artist in Residence with Global Pungmul Institute, metropolitan Chicago’s leading organization dedicated to the education and presentation of pungmul. Suwan maintains an active schedule, performing across the Midwest in both traditional contexts as well as presentations of his original works that combine multiple musical forms, unified through the architecture of traditional Korean drumming practice.

Suwan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Korean Traditional Performing Arts. He has served as the Performance Director of Korean Traditional Performing Arts Troupe NanJang & Pan and won First Place at the 19th World Samulnori Competition.