Most recent single release participation for November of 2018 as featuring artist with 2.1 million views in 12 days.
Linah London – WE NEED A CHANGE (Official Video) ft. SeHwang Kim, Karl Kula: https://youtu.be/XOQ2cw3ALE4
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
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.
Member of METal International – January 20th, 2018.
Awarded by Republic of Korea government – Ministry of Culture – as musician contributing for the country through successful music career and network – December 31st, 2017.
Performed and/or recorded with ‘I Musici’ di Roma, London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, etc.. among other world renown orchestras.
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), etc. among other world renown artists.
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).
Worked on over 20 game music sound tracks mainly with Nexon, NC Soft, etc.. among other companies from 2003 to 2014.
McLaren Cars of Korea artist (2015)
Macallan Scotch Whiskey of Korea artist (2017)
1st artist from Korea in instrument brands: Gibson(2016), Orange Amps, BOSS(Roland), D’Addario, AKG, Yamaha Guitars(2006~2016), etc. among other 20 brands.
1st ever Gibson Artist of South Korea.
Gibson artist induction by Mr. Alex Juszkiewicz as part of MüCON – KOCCA – Ministry of Culture – Republic of Korea Government event on October 6th, 2016.
Music releases in 2017
D.C.T.(Dreams Come True) – Kim SeHwang (featuring Simon Phillips & Stu Hamm)
Nostalgia – Kim SeHwang & JungMo – on SM Station.
Member of band, N.EX.T (1994~current)
Head professor of Hanyang University Conservatory(applied music department. instrument division.)
Advisor of MüCON 2016, 2017 – KOCCA – Ministry of Culture – Republic of Korea annual government event.
Music director of MBC – DMC Festival 2017 production team.
DJ and MC on MBC radio / Apple Music program starting in May of 2018.
Co-worked with PD Kim for president, Moon JaeIn political campaign. Nominated. May 2017.
Press kit – Stu Hamm Band (2015) – live at The Iridium NYC.
[Kim, SeHwang]’s bio (written by Stuart Hamm in summer of 2015 in support of The Stu Hamm Band show at the Iridium, NYC.)
link : http://theiridium.com/events/3699/stu-hamm-band-featuring-testament-guitarist-alex-skolnick-drummer-joel-taylor-27-50/
Feb.2016 press release photos
photo by : JoonYoung Kim (owner of La Vie de J)
Career in Academics
Head professor of Hanyang University Conservatory(applied music department. instrument division. 2016~2017.) lectured at Hanyang University since 2005.
Korea International College of Arts : vice-chancellor & director of overseas cooperations. (2015)
Samick Seoul School of Arts : principal (2015~2016)
Seoul Art College – head professor and director of international relations(2009~2014)
Kimpo.University – adjunct professor of applied music department (2014~2016)
Debuted in 1991 forming the band, ‘Downtown’. Album released in 1993 through BMG Korea.
Have released 17albums as artist or member of band. Member of N.EX.T (1994-current), Novasonic (1999-2005). Also active as solo artist.
Monsters of Guitar 2016 concert held in Seoul, Korea.
Appeareance on tVN TV show – ‘Melody to Masterpiece’
Performed for The Citizen’s Official Movement (for Democracy) on December 3rd, 2016 at GwangHwaMoon, Seoul, Korea in front of 1,200,000 people on location, 2,000,000 gathered outside nation-wide, and overall population viewing.
NAMM Show of 2016 at the Hilton Main Stage with Victor Wooten(bass), Muriel Anderson (nylon & harp guitar), Mino Cinelu (perc), Vickie Genfan (finger-style acoustic guitar), Daru Jones (d).
Variety/comedy TV program, JTBC ‘Bros’
Homepage of Cheong Wa Dae, the office of the president of
Republic of Korea – Expanding his reach in music: guitarist Kim Se-hwang
Kim, SeHwang interview on Arirang TV program, ‘The InnerView’.
Orange Amps guitar clinic tour of China in 11cities, 12shows in 13days.
Kim SeHwang Group on EMG TV – with Stu Hamm(b), Mitch Forman(k), & Jeff Bowders(d).