Barmey Ung is a Cambodian-American composer, guitarist, and mixed-media artist, currently on faculty at the New Music School in Chicago. He has traveled the world to explore genres, mediums, cultures, and philosophies of music. His collected influences have molded his creative work into a “truly unique,” (Jordan Brandes, Lumino Magazine) and constantly evolving expression. His experiences have been integral in the development of his work, for which he received the 2012 Illinois Arts Council Grant and the 2012 Chicago Community Arts Program grant. Barmey received his Bachelor’s degree in Music from the University of Miami, FL where he focused on classical guitar performance and music composition.
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