Chungho L • Piano Instructor
Pianist Chungho L. was born in Seoul, Republic of Korea. At the age of 15, he made his solo recital debut at the prestigious Kumho Art Hall in Seoul. He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician across the United States, Europe, and Asia including Porto Pianofest, Chiang-Mai Music Festival, Music Alp Festival, Yeon-Eum Piano Festival, Ensemblian Art-Talk series, and Kumho Young Chamber Concert Series.
He is also a prize-winner of numerous competitions and awards including Artcial International Piano Competition, Marian Garcia International Piano Competition, Thaviu-Isaak Piano Competition, Music Association of Korea Competition, Bechstein-Samik Piano Competition, Suri Music Competition, Seoul National Symphony Competition, Segye-Ilbo Music Competition, Music Education News Music Competition, Kookmin News-Hansei University Music Competition, Korea Junior Chopin Competition, Seoul Young Chamber Music Competition, and Korea International Duo Competition.
Chungho earned his Bachelor of Music degree at Seoul National University. He then went on to earn his Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School under the guidance of Professor Matti Raekallio and Hung-Kuan Chen. In the spring of 2021, he earned his Master of Musical Arts degree from Yale School of Music and is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts at Northwestern University with Professor Jose Ramon Mendez.
Having served as a Teaching Assistant at Yale University and Northwestern University, Chungho brings over a decade of private teaching experience to his current role as an instructor at Loyola University and Northside Music Academy. He aims to thoughtfully communicate with students on their perspectives and individual needs, while still striving for the natural and fundamental skill development that every student universally requires. Chungho hopes to meet many wonderful people over his time teaching with NMA and looks forward to providing a proper and enriching piano education to as many students as possible.