Sorea is a Gugak (The Korean traditional music) group, a compound word meaning “Sound of Korea, Symbol of Korea and Show of Korea”.
Symbol of Korea : modernizing, globalizing and publishing Korean traditional art so that it will become popular.
Sound of Korea : represents and promotes Korea’s traditional music to the world.
Show of Korea : The performance that represents Korea which is harmonized with the Korean music, composition and the global trend.
photo credit : www.musicasia.net
Sorea is composed with the musicians that majored in traditional, classic and commercial music from Seoul National University, Korea National University of Arts, EWHA Women University’s and others, brings modern harmony of Korean traditional music and introducing Korean music to the world. It’s debut by winning the gold award in the Creative Korean Traditional Music Competition in 2005 followed by receiving the best new album award from the ministry of culture, sports, and tourism secretary 2006.
video credit : Sorea TV’s Channel – Youtube.