ArTravel (Ep.2) Singing With Strings - A Musical Journey In Korea

For 8 days this past August Ben Verdery traveled around South Korea filming for this episode of ArTravelfor Arirang TV, visiting instrument makers, musicians (including the legendary Kayagum master Hywang Byungi), a stunning Buddhist Monastery and various gorgeous locations.
Ben performed for and with Hywang Byungi at his home and with the young virtuoso Jung-ah Song on the edge of the Korean Sea who had learned his piece Mobile. All of the footage was shot live.
The documentary is about 53 minutes long. If you have a little extra time, it is our hope that you will sit back with some popcorn and take this journey with Ben.