Soo Jung Ann
Soo-Jung, Ann from Seoul, Korea is a student of John O`Conor of the Royal lrish Academy of Music where she is studying on the Master in Music Performance Programme. She is a former student of Choong Mo, Kang at the School of Music of the Korean National University of Arts where she obtained a Bachelor Degree of Music in February 2007.
Soo-Jung has performed widely throughout her native Korea, in addition to Malaysia, Macedonia, Poland and Japan, and in concerto has worked with orchestras from the Kracow Philharmonic Orchestra to the Tokyo Universal Philharmonic Orchestra. She has also appeared at a number of festivals including the Hamamatsu Music Academy in Japan and Aspen Music Festival and School in U.S.A.
In competition, Soo-Jung has had a number of successes both nationally and Internationally including Fifth Prize of both the International Seiler Piano Competition in Germany and the Moscow Chopin Competition for Young Pianists.
She was also awarded Gold Prize of the International Chopin Piano Competition in Asia in 2005