HoHeup is a traditional Korean drum troupe at Columbia University. We are a multiethnic group comprised of students, alumni, and other members of the Columbia community. Our mission is to promote awareness and appreciation of Korean culture through teaching, learning, and performing poongmul (Korean folk drumming). The troupe was founded by a group of Korean American students in 2003. Since its inception, Ho-Heup has grown to a membership of over 20 students and expanded its repertoire to include samulnori (sit-down stage performance) such as suljanggoo and youngnam in addition to poongmul.

"Hoheup" in Korean literally means to breathe or breathing. However, it has another connotation: the rhythmic harmony that emerges when we work together in unison. Our troupe aims to achieve that unity of body, music, and movement through traditional Korean percussion.