Professor Suk-Jun Kim

Professor Suk-Jun Kim
Professor Suk-Jun Kim
Professor Suk-Jun Kim

PhD in Composition; MMus (HONS) in Music Technology; Grad. Diploma in Art & Tech; BA in Theology

Personal Chair

Accepting PhDs

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+44 (0)1224 274618
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MR008 School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture, University of Aberdeen MacRobert Building King's College Aberdeen AB24 5UA

School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture


A Korean Composer and sound artist, Suk-Jun Kim has his music published by ICMC, IMEB, and SEAMUS, and M&R.Kim has published two books, "Humming" by Bloomsbury and "Hasla" by Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg. His humming project has produced a solo CD titled "Humming" in 2019. His research also focuses on sound studies, immersive sound, phenomenological approaches to the aesthetics of electroacoustic music, space and place among others. Kim is full professor and personal chair of Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art and Director of Postgraduate Research, LLMVC at the University of Aberdeen.

Internal Memberships

Entreprise and Innovation Lead, LLMVC

Prizes and Awards

His music has received a number of international awards: Métamorphoses (Biennale Acousmatic Composition Competition in Belgium: 2000 & 2008), Regional Composition Prize at 2008 ICMC in Belfast, Concurso International de Música Electroacústica Såo Paulo (CIMESP: 2007), Bourges International Competition (2001),and mentions and finalists in MUSICA VIVA (2005) and MUSICA NOVA (2002 & 2005).

Kim also received commissions from the Bourges commissions (2002, 2006 & 2009), SpACE-Net in UK (2007), and has been a resident composer at Bourges (2004, 2007 & 2009), Visby International Centre for Composer, Sweden (2007 and 2015), Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida (2007), and MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire (2008). Kim was a resident composer at Artists-in-Berlin, DAAD, Germany (2009).


Research Overview


  • Electroacoustic music
  • Sound art
  • Sound studies
  • Immersive sound and composition
  • Futures of listening
  • Humming

Research Areas

Accepting PhDs

I am currently accepting PhDs in Music.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss your research ideas further.

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Accepting PhDs

Research Specialisms

  • Sonic Arts
  • Electronic Music
  • Music Technology
  • Music

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.


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