Kyung Wha Chung awarded honorary doctorate

27 May 2015

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The New England Conservatory in Boston have celebrated Kyung Wha Chung’s phenomenal career to date by conferring upon her an honorary Doctorate in Music.

In a moving speech, Kyung Wha was described as a trailblazing role model who has shown generations of young Korean women how to be unafraid of being successful.  The true magnitude of her powerful contribution to music-making was beautifully summarised as follows:

“In Korea, Ms. Chung is a national and cultural treasure.  For people everywhere who love music, she is a human treasure.”