About

Kim Se Hwang

ABOUT.

● guitarist & musician in Los Angeles
● inducted to Rock Walk of Fame, Hollywood (2014)
● VP of AlphaNetworks - Asia/Korea, global ambassador
● VP of Artist First Alliance HQ USA - musician1st.org
● member of METal International - Media, Entertainment, & Technology alpha leaders (Beverly Hills, 2018)
● awarded artist of ministry of culture of S.Korea gov. (2017)

THE STORY

Kim Se Hwang bio

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Inducted to 'Rock Walk' at Walk of Fame, at the front of Guitar Center Hollywood in Feb. of 2014. My guitar just so happens to have been displayed in the same window with Eddie Van Halen, Kirk Hammett, & Slash. true honor!

Korean guitarist's treasured item put on display in Hollywood

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Conferred the Doctor of Music in Performance honoris causa from Musicians Institute in Hollywood in May of 2014, becoming the 5th recipient after Herbie Hancock, Steve Vai, Sheila E., Alice Cooper. Billy Sheehan was the 6th artist in 2015.

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Member of METal International - January 20th, 2018.

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Awarded by Republic of Korea government - Ministry of Culture. - as musician contributing for the country through successful music career and network. - December 31st, 2017.

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Performed and/or recorded with 'I Musici' di Roma, London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, etc.. among other world reknown orchestras.

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Performed with Wyclef Jean, Steve Vai, Scott Henderson, Guthrie Govan, Victor Wooten, Simon Phillips, Stu Hamm, Alex Skolnick(Testament), Lee Ritenour, Martin Taylor, Vinnie Moore, Muriel Anderson, Steve Bailey, New Trolls, Mitch Forman(Mahavishinu Orchestra), Jeff Bowders(Paul Gilbert), Joel Taylor, Mino Cinelu(Miles Davis), Loudness, Akira Jimbo(Casiopea), Louie and the Legends(James Brown Band, JBs, Parliament Funkadelic, Sistar Sallye), etc.. among other world reknown artists.

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Performed and/or recorded with Kpop stars as featuring artist : Rain, Psy, IU, Yuna Kim, SS501, 2PM, Ali(Korean female vocalist), Ok JuHyun, Yoon MinSu, Kim YunWoo, Shin SoongHoon, JungMo(Trax) of SM Ent.(SM Station).

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Worked on over 20 game music sound tracks mainly with Nexon, NC Soft, etc.. among other companies from 2003 to 2014.

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McLaren Cars of Korea artist (2015)

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Macallan Scotch Whiskey of Korea artist (2017)

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1st artist fron Korea in instrument brands : Gibson(2016), Orange Amps, BOSS(Roland), D'Addario, AKG, Yamaha Guitars(2006~2016), etc.. among other 20brands.

1st ever Gibson Artist of South Korea.

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Gibson artist induction as part of MüCON - KOCCA - Ministry of Culture - Republic of Korea Government event on October 6th, 2016.

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Music releases in 2017.

D.C.T.(Dreams Come True) - Kim SeHwang (featuring Simon Phillips & Stu Hamm)

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Nostalgia - Kim SeHwang & JungMo - on SM Station.

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Member of band, N.EX.T (1994~current)

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Head professor of Hanyang University Conservatory(applied music department. instrument division.)

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Advisor of MüCON 2016, 2017 - KOCCA - Ministry of Culture - Republic of Korea annual government event.

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Music director of MBC - DMC Festival 2017 production team.

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Co-worked with PD Kim for president, Moon JaeIn political campaign. Nominated. May 2017.
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Co-worked with PD Kim for president, Moon JaeIn political campaign. Nominated. May 2017.
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Press kit - Stu Hamm Band (2015) - live at The Iridium NYC.

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Judge of

KBS TopBand season 1 & 2 (2012~2013)
RedBull Live on the Road / Asia (2013~2017)
Yamaha AsianBeat / Asia (2006~2014)
PentaPort Rock Festival (2006~2016)
Jisan Rock Festival (2007~2012)
Samick Music Contest (2014~2017)
CJ Group (Culture Creation & Conversion Center / 문화칭조융합센터) judge & mentor (2013~2015)
judge of university enterance exams in South Korea 대학 입시 심사 (2007~2018)
judge of MUCON, KOCCA - ministry of culture of Republic of Korea (대한민국 문화부 한국콘텐츠진흥원 뮤콘 아티스트 해외진출 사업 심사) (2016~2018)
Siren Entertainment/SBSi, DSP Entertainment, S.M. Entertainment, JYP, 등.. 주요 메이져 레이블 신규 아티스트 심사 후 1위 경력 120회 이상. (1996~2017)
NasRock (music competetion for teenagers in InCheon 2014)
etc.. and have been the judge for more than 10major Korea domestic and international competitions.