Chorong Ryou has all the qualities that we associate with exceptional musicians. She has with her outstanding technical abilities and enveloping warm tone expressed a deep understanding for the music and the composer in her performance of the Haydn Sonata No. 62 in E-flat Major.
Chorong Ryou was born in Chungjoo, South Korea. She began to play piano with her mother, who is also a pianist, at the age of three. She graduated from Hanyang University where she earned a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree. Additionally, she studied with Prof. Alla Blatow as a Konzertexamen student at Dusseldorf Anton Rubinstein International Music Academy.
Currently, she studies with Prof. Andrea Groethuysen at Salzburg Mozarteum University pursuing Postgraduate degree. She won the first place at the American Protege International Competition, second prize at the Vienna Grand Prize Virtuoso International Competition and won several other competitions in Korea.
She has held recitals at Heinric Heine University, Carnegie Hall, and many Korean great halls such as Kumho Art Hall, Youngsan Art Hall.