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Meet our Jury Members

Maestro Im Sang Yoon

Music Director & Conductor



Doctor of Musical Arts Conducting American Conservatory of Music (2002)  Chicago IL 

Master of Divinity, Haggard Theological Seminary Azusa Pacific University (1999) Azusa CA    

Master of Music Choral Conducting University of Southern California, (1996) Los Angeles CA 

Bachelor of Music Voice   Chung Ang University (1990)

                                                                        Seoul Korea 


                              Current Position 

  • Associate Professor     

      World Mission University, Los Angeles CA (Nov.2004-Present) 

  •  Music Director& Conductor    

        LAKMA (Los Angeles Korean-American Musician’s Association), 


Los Angeles, CA (Jan. 2011-Present) 

  • Music Director& Conductor   

Prima Vera Opera Company LLC, Beverly Hills CA (Jan. 2017-Present) 

  • Radio Presenter “Classic Journeys” Gospel broadcasting Company 

                                        Los Angeles CA   (Jan. 2015- Present) 

  •  Music Director   The Way Church Los Angeles CA   Jun. 2002 – Present 


Professional Experience:

  • Program Set up - School of Music at Shepherd University 

Los Angele CA    Fall 2000

  • Program Set Up – Music Department at World Mission University 

                                                         Los Angeles   Spring 2005


Major Performance Experience    


Walt Disney Concert Hall Performance Series 

  • Friendship &Harmony with LA Jewish Symphony Aug.17 2019 

  • 30th Anniversary Concert with World Mission University 

  Festival Orchestra and Choir July 16, 2019 

  • Peace Concert with LAKMA Orchestra $ Choir Aug.18 2018 

  • “Harmony and Friendship” with LAKMA Orchestra &Choir    Aug. 2017  

  •  “ The Spirit of Korea with LAKMA Orchestra& Choir Aug.  2016  

  •  “The Spirit of Korea” with LAKMA Orchestra& Choir   Jul. 2015

  •  “The Spirit of Korea” with LAKMA, Yoon Hak Won Choral and Brass Ensemble  Aug.22. 2014

  •  “Peace Concert” Verdi Requiem with LAKMA Orchestra and Choir Jul. 12. 2013 

  • “A night of Beethoven” with Los Angeles Korean Philharmonic Orchestra and  LAKMA Choir   Jul. 31 2012

Prima Vera Opera Concert Series

  • La Traviata      Aug. 2017  Thousand Performing Art Center 


Invited as Korean Representative in Asian Choral Festival

  • LAKMA –Arcadia Performing Arts Center  May 2017  

  • LAKMA – Arcadia Performing Arts Center May 2018


 LAKMA Concert Series 

         Church tour concert –   

  • Wilshire United Methodist Church Oct. 2017

  • Pilgrim Church                          Ort. 2017

  • Bell Memorial United Methodist Church Mar. 2016

  • ChoongHyun Mission Church   Mar 2016

  •  Joeun Church                       Apr. 2016

  • San Diego United Methodist Church Oct. 2015

  • Irvine Bethel Church Oct. 2015

  • New Life Vision Church Nov. 2015 

  • Light of Love Mission Church Sep. 2014

  • The Way Church Mar. 2014                                                                                                                          

         Christmas Concert –   

  • Christ Family Night LAKMA Orchestra& Choir–Dec.12. 2017  

  • Christ Family Night LAKMA Orchestra& Choir–Dec.11. 2016  

  • Christ Family Night LAKMA Orchestra & Choir – Dec. 13. 2015

  • Christ Family Night LAKMA Orchestra & Choir – Dec. 12. 2014 

  • Christ Family Night LAKMA Orchestra & Choir – Dec. 8. 2013 

  • Baroque Family Night Christ Family Night LAKMA 

                                       Orchestra & Choir – Dec. 9. 2012


Major Concerto and Choral Orchestra Works done (Last 5 years)



             Violin Concerto No 5 by H. Vieuxtemps

             Violin Concerto No 5  by F. Mendelssohn

             Introduction and Rondo Capricciso by Saint Saens

             Violin Concerto No 1 by Max Bruch 

             Violin Concerto No 4 by W.A. Mozart 

             Piano Concerto No 1 by P. I. Tchaikovsky

             Piano Concerto No 2 by S. Rachmaninoff

             Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano  by L.v. Beethoven     


       Choral Orchestra 

            Requiem by G. Verdi 

            Requiem by W.A. Mozart

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