Gahyae is a sound designer who creates Aural Mediums to interact with the audience to inspire both listener and collaborator.

Gahyae was credited as a composer and sound designer for an animation, “Wanderer” (2017) which won the Jury Award at Columbia Gorge International Film Festival and the Award of Commendation at Canada Shorts Film Festival. Gahyae’s Aural Medium for Augmented Reality art installation “Islands/Seom” was exhibited at SIGGRAPH Asia Tokyo, INDIECADE Night Game, and DIG Slamdance. She was a sound editor for the film, Hieu, which won Second Prize on Cinéfondation Selection at 2019 Festival de Canne. 

Her selected sound design work includes: “Insura”, dir. Gema Galiana, “Antigone”, dir. Natalia Lassalle, “Protest Song”, dir. Tsukaguchi Tomo, “Hedda Gabler”, dir. Jesse Bonnell, and “Kiss”, dir. Monty Cole. Her associate/assistant work includes: “The Great Leap” (Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA), “How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone” (Korea Creative Content Agency, Korea), “Turn Me Loose” (Arena Stage, Washington DC), and “Until, Until, Until…” (Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco).

She recently worked for Jack Ryan Covert Agents Live Streaming Events on Twitch (produced by Helo, Amazon, MALKA, and Twitch) as a sound designer.

Her upcoming projects are: The Late Wedding dir. Ashley Steed (Son of Semele, LA), The Clean House dir. Kathleen Capdesuner (Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven), and Tea dir. Rebecca Wear (Hero Theatre, LA).

Gahyae received MFA in Sound Design at California Institute of the Arts, BM in Music Production and Technology from the Hartt School of Music and technical internship certificate in sound from Yale School of Drama.