Meet Sung-Soo Cho!

Name: Sung-Soo Chocho
Originally from: South Korea
Last school attended: Cleveland Institute of Music
Notable performance: Yamaha Artist Services’ Rising Artist Series recital

Sung-Soo Cho began his studies at the age of 5. He attended the Yewon School, Seoul Arts High School, Seoul National University, and the Manhattan School of Music. He has had successes in such piano competitions as the International Piano Competition “Delia Steinberg” in Madrid, Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition, Five Towns Music and Art Foundation Young Musician Competition in New York, Glasgow International Competition for Young Pianists, and the International Piano Academy Competition in Scotland. In Korea, he has received many prizes including the Grand Prize at Suri National Music Competition and Second Prize at the Joongang Music Competition.

Mr. Cho has presented recitals as part of the Yamaha Artist Services’ Rising Artist Series and the Kumho Young Artist Concert Series. He has appeared with the Prime Philharmonic Orchestra playing Prokofiev’s third piano concerto in Korea, the Festival Chamber Orchestra of Lublin Philharmonic playing Mozart’s ninth piano concerto in Poland, and the Ashdod Symphony Orchestra playing Beethoven’s first piano concerto. Recently, he presented his solo debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall for taking the top prize at the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition.

Currently, Mr. Cho is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Cleveland Institute of Music.


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