Author: Yoon

My Octopus Teacher

I’ve been watching Netflix documentaries recently and “My Octopus Teacher” is a particularly beautiful one.  The film is one man’s discovery of a female octopus and witnessing her brief year long life. It is beautiful, magical and something I highly recommend. Read more →

Letting Go Social Media

Hello! It has been a very very long time since I updated my website. It has been an intense time as we all know. I have deactivated my Facebook account and deleted all my other social media accounts. I hope you will come and visit this site to see what I’ve been doing. Thanks all! Read more →

Debut Show: The Lion and The Scorpion

This Friday, April 20, 2018 at 9:00pm, will be the debut performance of the collaborative duo, The Lion and The Scorpion.  The wonderful Hank Mason is my fellow collaborator and he will be deep in the synths, beats and computer while I sing and have fun with some electronics and my new favorite instrument, the pocket piano. We’re playing at… Read more →

In Memory of Sophia Rosoff

On Thursday, November 22, 2018, my brilliant, wonderful piano/music teacher Sophia Rosoff passed away at her home.  She was 96. It is difficult to describe how much Sophia impacted my life.  Sophia brought me back to the piano and I am literally a born again pianist because of her. I met Sophia in August 2011.  After having a baby I… Read more →

Korean Food In Park Slope

A few weeks ago, on 7th Ave, I noticed a little sign in a window that looked like a Korean food joint.  It was!  Today I decided to try it out. Hanki “Everyday Korean” in Park Slope at first looked like an order and go joint.  The opening is small and cramped but very clean.  When I entered, the server… Read more →

Composition

Today I did a photography composition workshop at http://www.wearebkc.com in DUMBO.  We spent a few hours studying composition and then went out to make some photos. It was fun to analyze famous paintings and photographs and what makes them successful, compositionally speaking.  Some of the things to keep in mind when creating a photo are lines, shapes, color contrast, texture… Read more →

Focus

Tomorrow I do an all day photography workshop on the “Art of Composition.”  I’m excited to learn more about how to see and create a good photo.  I have already gone to a composition seminar and have been reading a lot about the essentials of photography.  I’m happy to be going into the work shop with a little bit of… Read more →

Create More

I wanted to shut down and watch Netflix tonight.  Just as I was about to open up good ole Netflix, I remembered a line from a photography blog I’ve been reading http://erickimphotography.com/blog/start-here/ he says, “create more.”  I picked up my staff paper and wrote another line of counterpoint.  It was hard and I wanted to quit but I realize that I always… Read more →

Owls At Night

  Over the past year I have created a new trio with violinist Dana Lyn and drummer Vinnie Sperrazza. This is a completely new thing for me because I not only singing but also playing the piano and composing all the music. THIS IS BIG! Not to get into too many details but in a previous post, I talk about… Read more →

Dan Loomis: Jobs Trials

Tomorrow night at 8:00pm, I’m performing Dan Loomis’ Jobs Trials at Ibeam in Brooklyn. This music is based on the bible’s Book of Job. There are great musicians performing alongside with me. A wonderful singer out on the scene from Korea, Songyi Jeon, great guitarist, Jeff Miles, Nathan Ellman-Bell on drums (where did this guy come from? Awesome!), the all… Read more →

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