Choong-Mo Kang

Choong-Mo Kang

Choong-Mo Kang graduated from the Peabody Conservatory where he also taught as professor at the piano department exhibiting his exuberant talents as both a performer and an eminent pedagogue. He has appeared with The Moscow Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, The Czech National Symphony and Seoul Philharmonic among many others. His numerous solo appearances include The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Recital Hall, Sydney Opera House and St. John’s Smith Square in London. His honorary performances in Moscow and St. Petersburg to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Russia’s revered pianist Tatiana Nikolaeva’s death received an astounding reception.

He has finished a five year project to complete all of Bach’s keyboard works. His former and present students have won numerous International Competitions including Van Cliburn, Gina Bachauer, Porto, Epinal, Juenesses Musicales in Belgrade and Geneva. He has served as a jury member of the 15th Chopin Competition in Warsaw.

He has finished a five year project to complete all of Bach’s keyboard works. His former and present students have won numerous International Competitions including Van Cliburn, Gina Bachauer, Porto, Epinal, Juenesses Musicales in Belgrade and Geneva. He has served as a jury member of the 15th Chopin Competition in Warsaw.

Among his several recordings are Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Well-Tempered Clavier and both of Chopin’s Concerti. He is currently professor of the Korean National University of Arts, artistic director of Euro Music Festival in Leipzig and professor at the Ishikawa Music Academy in Japan.

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