South Korean pianist Minsil Choo

Minsil ChooMinsil Choo: with a desire for music, Choo naturally transitioned into the musician’s world.  She was a scholarship recipient at Konkuk University in South Korea and Michigan State University.  She received her doctorate from the University of Georgia where she studied with Dr. Evgeny Rivkin and was a teaching assistant. While young, Choo demonstrated outstanding piano ability through solo recitals and received multiple awards from competitions. In 2002, she won the Sekwang Music daily competition.  

In 2006, she debuted as a young artist at the invited artists’ concert of Dong-A music daily and performed Mozart’s Piano Concerto in C Major, K. 467 with Ulsan University Symphony Orchestra. She won the Korea Piano Association Competition and had the opportunity to perform as a new artist in the concert. She was chosen as a First Place Winner of the American Protégé International Piano & Strings Competition 2018, and she was invited to perform at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall for the winner’s recital. Also, she won the Georgia Music Teachers Association competition in 2018. Other performances include recitals at Coste Hall(2006), Konkuk University(2009), Mozart Hall(2011) in South Korea, Cook Hall(2015) in East Lansing, Edge Hall and Ramsey Hall(2016)(2017)(2018) in Athens.

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