Young Wook Yang
studied saxophone performance at College of Music Seoul National University (with Daewoo Kim). After graduation, he moved to Paris to pursue further studies and earned diplomas (Fin de Cycle 3, Cycle Professionnel) from Charenton/St.-Maurice Civic Conservatory and Val-de-Marne State Conservatory (with Jean-Jacques Moity). Also, he completed artist diploma (Cycle Concertiste, Niveau professionnel) studies at Charenton/St.-Maurice Civic Conservatory (studied with Jean-Jacques Moity). As one of prominent saxophonists in Republic of Korea, he performed with SNU Symphonic Band (Ronald Binge’s Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Band), Universal Saxophone Ensemble (Jacques Ibert’s Concertino da Camera for Alto Saxophone with 11 Saxophones: Jean-Marie Londeix Version) and Jeju National University Symphony (Roger Boutry's Divertimento). He was invited by Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing (China) to perform Alexander Glazunov’s Saxophone Concerto in Eb Major. He was invited by the University of Cincinati in Ohio where he also had a Master Class, as well as by the University of Illinois at Champagne in Illinois and Miami University in Ohio. As an educator, he taught at the College of Music Seoul National University. He currently teaches at the College of Music, Jeju National University.