Sae Yoon Chon


Sae Yoon Chon won First Prize at the 2018 Dublin International Piano Competition and has been a major prizewinner at international piano competitions in Hong Kong, Valencia, Los Angeles, and Seoul, in addition to the Hilton Head International Piano Competition and Young Concert Artists. He first studied piano in his native South Korea with Hyoung-Joon Chang and later received his Bachelor of Music and Artist Diploma at the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, studying with John O’Conor. He is now continuing his master’s degree at The Juilliard School (New York) with Robert McDonald. Sae Yoon made his New York debut at Carnegie Hall and has given solo recitals at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Seoul Arts Center in Seoul, and many others. Sae Yoon has performed with the Cleveland, Hong Kong and Valencia Orchestras, Dublin’s National Symphony Orchestra, and has worked with conductors Jahja Ling, Tania Miller, Bruno Aprea, John Morris Russell, Young-Min Park, Andrew Mogrelia, Erzhan Dautov, Ja Kyung Year and Denis Mastromonaco.