Meet Vong Pak, a Traditional Korean Drum Performer Busking in the Subway

“Healing Society - that is the Korean drummer’s philosophy,”  says Vong Pak, a local musician, drum teacher and performer. Pak has played the Korean drum for more than 25 years and believes in performing to share Korean identity and culture with the world.

I bring… not just my drumming skills, but also the history of Korea, so they understand the beauty of something different.

This short documentary, directed and produced by NYC-based production company Notable Features, is one of 10 episodes from the Rhythm in Motion series about the City’s subway musicians.

Vong Pak’s music is available to download on iTunes.

Alexandra Hudson

Alexandra Hudson

Contributing Writer

Alexandra Hudson is 21 years old and is working towards a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with a minor in Journalism. When she is not writing an essay or reading Harry Potter she enjoys running long distances and quoting movies.

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