B i o g r a p h y
Kyong Hee Cho, BA MA, began her piano studies in Korea at the age of four and made her first concert appearance performing Mozart’s “Piano Concerto K. 488” with the Seoul Symphony Orchestra at the age of eleven. Four years later, at fifteen, she played once again with the Seoul Symphony as the grand prize winner of the Korea Daily News national piano competition, performing Saint- Saën’s “Piano Concert #2”. She continued to win many piano competitions, including the most prestigious Korean national competition sponsored by Dong-A Daily News, before coming to the United States to study at the Manhattan School of Music as a merit scholarship student.
She earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees in piano performance from the Manhattan School of Music and continued thereafter to perform professionally in the United States and Korea, including a solo concert at the Seoul Arts Center.
She has performed in numerous solo concerts to benefit international medical and disaster relief. Last fifteen years, she has performed with the Errante/Cho trio to support non-profit art and music and civic organizations, as well. She presently teaches piano at her private studio in Wilton, Connecticut and provides leadership to her students in the planning and performance of benefit concerts for charitable relief.