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George Chung (1986) enjoys playing the piano and the violin, having received an ARCT from the Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto) for both instruments. His was an accompanist for the Coquitlam District Chorus and was most recently the regular accompanist for the Coastal Sound Youth Choir. He performs on the violin with the Solaris Piano Trio, a Vancouver-area group. In addition to his musical endeavors, he earned a doctorate in Medical Genetics from the University of British Columbia and is currently residing in New York City for post-doctoral training in the field.

As the Ship Went Down

by Woodpigeon, arr. George Chung

SATB with piano  –   CP 1589   – 4:20
SSAA with piano  –   CP 1708 –  – 4:20
How long can you hold your breath? Imagine the trauma of being on a sinking vessel. This very cool song by Woodpigeon (Canadian band from Calgary) makes an exciting choral work with George’s arranging skills – complete with polyphony and canon.  Watch this video – you’ll be convinced!

Voici mon secret

by George Chung

SATB a cappella  –   CP 1409   – 2:05
A life affirming poem from “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. George is very skilled at writing intuitive and evocative voice leading.  This fresh composition really communicates