Winner from the 1971 SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Symphony Basis Competition as well as the Merriweather Post Competition in Washington D.C. He performed in his 1st concert when he was eight years of age and continued to wait the Juilliard College in 1967. He began teaching at Yonsei University or college, among the oldest South Korean colleges, in 2003. He wedded and experienced two kids. He spent some time working with many popular conductors, including Seiji Ozawa.