“ Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”
– Plato

About Young Hyun Cho

Young Hyun Cho's concert activities have taken her around the globe. She has performed in Germany, Austria, Italy, Belgium, Hungary, Spain, Poland, Czech Republic, South Korea, China, Thailand, Malaysia, and throughout the United States. Reviews on her piano playing include the Aachen Zeitung of Germany: "Hohe Kunst auf den Tasten" (High Arts on the keys).

A a featured soloist, Young Hyun Cho has performed with Orchestra Filarmonica della Calibria of Italy, North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Teplice, Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfonica de la Region de Murcia of Spain, Budapest Symphony Chamber Orchestra MAV, Euro Sinfonietta Wien, Korean Broadcasting System Symphony Orchestra, Korean Symphony Orchestra, Seoul National Symphony Orchestra, Eurasian Philharmonic Orchestra, Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra, Eastman Symphony Orchestra, Holland Symphony Orchestra, New Philharmonic Orchestra of Irving, Northeast Orchestra, Chamber Ensemble of Rome, and University of Texas at Arlington Symphony Orchestra.

As a guest faculty artist, she has taught and performed at many institutes and universities: Sicily International Piano Festival in Italy, International Piano Festival in Poland, International Music Festival Armonie della sera in Italy, Minimes Music Festival at Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, Piano Texas International Academy, Southern Methodist U., Baylor U., Texas Christian U., Henderson State U., West Texas A&M U., Levine School of Music in D.C., Virginia Commonwealth U., California State University at Long Beach and CSU at North Ridge, Humboldt State U., Louisiana State U. at Baton Rouge, Missouri State U., Bowling Green State U., Auburn U., North Carolina State U., South Carolina State U., U of Central Oklahoma, Northwestern College, Morning College, Briar Cliff U., Seoul National U., Yonsei U., Busan U., Dankook U., Sookmyung Womens U., Donguk Womens U., Kookmin U., Chonnam U., Mokwon U., Chosun U., Sunchon U., Honam Theological Seminary U., Seoul Arts High School in Korea, University-College Sedaya International in Malaysia, Goethe Institut in Thailand, Cina Conservatory of Beijing, Xinghai Conservatory of Guangzhou, Hanshan Normal U., Jiaying U., Guangzhou Open U., Shantou U. in China.

Young Hyun Cho has been a frequent adjudicator for piano competitions. She has judged at Dallas Chamber Symphony Orchestra International Competition, State and Regional divisions of the Music Teachers National Association piano competitions.

She received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester; Master's degree and Graduate Performance Diploma from Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University; and Bachelor's degree from Seoul National University. Her primary teachers include Nelita True, Boris Slutsky, and Mikyung Kim.

Young Hyun Cho is an Associate Professor of Piano at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Prior to this, she was an Associate Professor of Piano at University of Texas at Arlington.

Her solo piano CD (SONY, Beethoven's Last Three Piano Sonatas) was released on February 26, 2021. You can find the recording from the links below.

Apple Musichttps://music.apple.com/us/album/beethovens-late-three-piano-sonatas/1554130077

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