About this Artist
Jaebon Hwang is Organist and Associate Director of Music at First United Methodist Church of San Diego. This follows her tenure at Westwood United Methodist Church and First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. Awarded the Fellow of American Guild of Organists (FAGO), the organization’s highest level of certification, she is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Organ Performance at the University of Southern California, studying with Dr. Ladd Thomas. Prior to her organ study, she earned degrees in Composition and Scoring for Film & Multimedia from Korea National University of Arts and New York University respectively. As an active member of the American Guild of Organists, she recently directed a Pipe Organ Encounter, an educational outreach program, in Los Angeles this summer, and is sub-dean of the LA chapter. Recently featured at the West Region Convention of American Guild of Organists, she maintains an active performance schedule as a recitalist and as a collaborative artist.