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As previously reported Soprano Jumi Kim will sing the world premiere of an original poem in English set to music and dedicated to President Barack Obama by South Korean educator/composer Joo Poong Kim in Seoul, Korea. Dr. Joo Poong Kim has not revealed the title of the poem/art song to date. Pianist Estrella Hong will accompany Jumi Kim during November 21, 2015 world premiere, DAR Constitution Hall, Washington DC (150th Anniversary 13th Amendment Abolition of Slavery CONCERT)
Additionally to celebrate the legacy and DREAM of MLK Jr., Soprano Jumi Kim will sing 'CANDLE LIGHT' for soprano-original poem set to music by Joo Poong Kim in the Korean language. Pianist Estrella Hong will accompany Jumi Kim.
'CANDLE LIGHT' for soprano premiered during the 50th Anniversary MLK Jr 'Symphony of Brotherhood' Concert-tribute to 1963 'I HAVE A DREAM' speech during March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom. Jumi Kim was accompanied by pianist Phoenix Park-Kim. 'Symphony of Brotherhood' Concert was produced by MusicUNTOLD on August 18, 2013 in Los Angeles and sponsored by Colburn Foundation and Employees Community Fund of the Boeing Company.