Director, UMD Korean Percussion Ensemble Musicology & Ethnomusicology Division
B.A. in Korean Traditional Performing Arts, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea
Sebastian Wang was born in Washington DC and has lived in Maryland most of his life. He encountered Samul Nori when he was six years old and started taking private lessons when he was ten. He started to perform with a group when he was 14, performing at various universities as well as the Kennedy Center. After graduating from high school, he continued his study at the Korea National University of Arts in Seoul, Korea, under the renowned Samul Nori master Kim Duk Soo.