Matthew Thompson, Assistant Professor of Music-Voice, first pitched and began this project in the summer of 2020, and is the principle investigator.
The U-M ArtsEngine team has supported this project financially, by helping to recruit students to join the team, and choosing this project as a pilot project for the College of Engineering Multidisciplinary Design Program.
HaYoung Jung performed on the September 16, 2022 Korean Art Song concert while studying as a Doctorate of Music Arts student.
Minji Kim collaborated on the project, helping with the purchasing of scores, entering musical information into the database, and performing on the September 16, 2022 concert of Korean Art Song while earning a Doctorate of Music Arts degree (2021-2022).
Yongmin Kim, Assistant Professor of Music and Conductor of the Moody Chorale, created spoken recordings of song texts and performed on the September 16, 2022 Korean Art Song concert (2022-present).
Min Kwon, a Bachelor of Arts in Economics student with a Translation Studies minor, created translations for song texts (2023-2024).
Shin Lee, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science student with a Translation Studies minor, created translations for song texts (2023-2024).
Soyoung Lee helped to create and organize the initial database as a Master of Science Information student (2021).
Jack Morin, a Bachelor of Music – Voice and Music Education student, examined documents about Korean Lyric Diction and created phonetic transcriptions of song texts using the International Phonetic Alphabet and performed on the September 16, 2022 concert of Korean Art Song (2022-present).
Yunah Sung, Korean Studies Librarian & Project Manager made a significant materials purchase expanding relevant materials in the U-M Library (2021-2022).
Allana Tran, a Bachelor of Arts in Art & Design and Bachelor of Science in Information in UX Design student, designed and implemented the logo and edited the website layout (2023-2024).
Vince Yi performed on the Korean art song recital, September 16, 2022, and provided the inspiration for the project.