Global Pungmul Institute

Artist • Touring • Dance, Music

Global Pungmul Institute (GPI) is a 501(c)3, community-based cultural and educational organization. Primarily serving Chicago and the surrounding region, GPI is dedicated to developing and promoting traditional Korean cultural and performing arts. To meet its mission, GPI presents an array of programming, including classes for youth, workshops, educational presentations, and concert productions that highlight the traditional Korean percussion form of pungmul. GPI is committed to presenting high-quality work and invests in ensuring that instruction and performances are provided by highly skilled and trained master artists. In addition to preserving the traditional aspects of pungmul, GPI also drives collaborative projects with a diverse range of artistic disciplines in order to expand the creative domain of pungmul, raise awareness for the Korean traditional arts, and to foster collaboration between different communities.