Hyokyoung Byun comes to Seattle Girls’ Choir with a wealth of education and experience. She is currently working on her PhD in Choral Conducting from the University of Washington. She has both a Diplom Degree Major in Choral Conducting and Konzertexamen Degree (Doctor of Musical Arts equivalent) from Universitӓt der Kȕnste Berlin, Germany as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Yon-Sei University Seoul, Korea. Hyokyoung majored in church music with an organ emphasis. We feel fortunate to have her accompanying the Vivissimi choir.