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Yuma Sung

Yuma Sung

Music Adjunct Faculty

Music and Performing Arts Professions

Yuma Sung has been a member of the Grammy Jazz Ensembles and the Disneyland All-American College Band, and has played with/for Oscar Peterson, David Benoit, Dave Brubeck, Patti Austin, Kirk Whalum, Jon Faddis, Gregg Field, Wayne Bergeron, and many more.

He has toured Japan numerous summers, with a CD released on Columbia Music Entertainment called Yuma Style. As a composer/arranger, he received the ASCAP Foundation Fran Morgenstern Davis Scholarship Award – an award given to two music compositions students at the Manhattan School of Music who show great promise in producing original work.

He has had the opportunity to be a part of the Metropole Orchestra Arrangers Workshop, working with the orchestra, Vince Mendoza, and Roberta Gambarini. He holds an MM from NYU Steinhardt's Screen Scoring program and has scored several films with directors from Columbia and the School of Visual Arts.