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Armonia Music Group (AMG)

Armonia Music Group (AMG)

Armonia Music Group (AMG)

Tenor Eugene Choi commenced his career as a computer engineer following the completion of his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in computer engineering programs at UC Irvine and USC, respectively. Over a span of fifteen years, he contributed his expertise to various high-tech companies, accumulating a wealth of experience. Upon completing his Executive MBA program at UC Irvine, Eugene embarked on a transformative journey by joining United Exchange Corporation, where he currently serves as the company’s CEO. Outside of his professional role, Eugene actively participates as a board member in prominent organizations, including the UCI Foundation, the Barclay Theater, and the Council of Korean Americans. These involvements underscore his dedication to education, the arts, and fostering cultural connections. Eugene’s deep-rooted passion for music led him to establish Armonia Music Group, a testament to his commitment to spreading messages of love, hope, and faith within local communities.

Tenor Sung Bong Kim earned his Bachelor of Music at Seoul National University, his Graduate Certificate and Master of Music in Vocal Arts at USC Thornton School of Music where he was featured as “Don Ottavio” in Don Giovanni at USC Thornton Opera, and his Master of Church Music at Hope International University. He currently sings in the Los Angeles Opera as a chorister and has appeared in various musical events with choral societies and orchestras as a featured guest singer and a soloist. He also serves as the current conductor of the choir at Orange Canaan Presbyterian Church.

Tenor Kyu Young Lee earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Arts from Seoul National University, a Master of Music degree in Vocal Arts from the University of Southern California, a Professional Studies Certificate, from the Manhattan School of Music, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from Boston University. He received several notable scholarships, including the Music Merit Scholarship for Excellent Academic Record. He also performed with the Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, Chautauqua Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Martina Arroyo Production, and Calliope’s Artist.

Baritone Hong Suk Chae is a baritone who received a full scholarship and earned his Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocals from Claremont Graduate University. He also earned his Master of Music in Voice from UCLA and Bachelor of Arts in Voice from the University of Oregon. He also received a Performance Diploma from Indiana University, an IDA from Music Academy in Rome, Italy, and a B. A from Busan National University. He was a finalist in the Lois Alba Vocal Competition in 2008 and the Belle Voce Competition in 2006.

Pianist So-Mang Jeagal received his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music with highest honors from Seoul National University, and he finished his Artist Diploma at the USC Thornton School of Music. He has won numerous renowned international competitions including the Grand Prize at the Korea Music Foundation Competition, the Washington International Competition for Piano, and the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition.

Music Director Young Jin Choi has been a successful composer and record producer for two decades. With an M.F.A. in Sound Design and Technology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and additional experience in scoring for film and television gained at UCLA, he has worked with a variety of major artists from his base in Los Angeles. He has worked as an orchestra arranger for Brian McKnight and Boyz II Men, as a music composer for The Grammys, Show box (Korea), KBS (Korea), and SBS (Korea), and also won Best CCM Producer at the 2015 Indie Music Channel Awards.


Balboa Bay Resort
1221 West Coast Hwy,
Newport Beach, CA, 92663


Saturday, December 7, 2024

6:00 PM | Reception, Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres
7:00 PM | Dinner and Program


Black Tie

Invitation Only