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Award winning pianist Kyungwha Chu performs as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Canada, Asia and Europe. Her performances have included appearances at New York’s 92nd street Y, Kennedy Center Washington D.C., Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall New York. She has appeared as a soloist with the Seoul Symphony Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Cleveland Institute of Music orchestra, and Royal Conservatory of Music Orchestra. Her awards include top prizes in the Korean Broadcasting System competition, Cleveland Institute of Music concerto competition and Royal Conservatory of Music concerto competition. She has participated in the professional training workshop at Carnegie where she worked with Yo-Yo Ma and Pamela Frank. In 2010 she was one of seven students of Leon Fleisher to perform all 32 Beethoven piano Sonatas in a single-day marathon concert. During the summer of 2014 she participated in the Pearlman Music Program, working with Itzhak Pearlman and Donald Weilerstein. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in piano performance from Cleveland Institute of Music and an Artists Diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music. As a student of Leon Fleisher she completed both the Graduate Performance Diploma and Master’s Degree at the Peabody Institute of Music. Currently, Kyungwha is pursuing a DMA at Stoney Brook University, studying with Christina Dahl and Gilbert Kalish.
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