Grand Upper Hutt

Friday 31 October | 7pm

Choong moved to New Zealand from Korea when he was four and has been learning the piano since he was seven years old. He is also a violinist that has gained the ABRSM Diploma. Choong was a student at Macleans College in Auckland and was awarded 'Musician of the Year' for both 2011 and 2012 as a result of heavy involvement and influence within the music department.

Currently studying with lecturer Dr Jian Liu at the New Zealand School of Music, he performed in masterclasses with internationally acclaimed pianists such as Janos Cegledy Konstanze, Eickhorst and Xiang Zou. Choong received the Director's Scholarship in 2012 and the Expressions Piano Trust Award last year which was awarded to the best second year pianist studying at Te Koki New Zealand School of Music.

Gillies Group Theatre

Tickets: $15 Adult