Michelle Yoon-Ah Choi

Michelle embarked on her musical journey from the age of five years old. From a young age, she has volunteered to play piano for a senior center and is currently student president of a non-profit organization- Friends In Music- that performs there. Michelle also participated in numerous competitions hosted by MTNA, Chopin Avenue, Steinway & Sons, and SYMF. She won multiple awards through MTAC and was a winner for the American Protégé International Competition, thereby performing at Carnegie Hall. She passed as a winner of the branch level at the 2021 SCJBF Bach Festival and the American Classical Youth Musician Award. Michelle also received the Consul General Award for the 2021 Chopin Avenue Piano Competition, honorable mention for the 1st International Music Competition Matopolska 2021 in Poland, second place and Best Villa-Lobos Performance awards in the Excellence Piano Awards Competition, and silver awards for ProMusica International Competition and Opus Music Competition. She recently passed the state levels for Grand Metropolitan International Music Competition and American Talent Competition and will participate on the national level.
She received the certificate of merit of level 10 as the state honor in the previous year.

You can find Michelle’s 2022 Baroque Music Competition piano performance here.

You can find Michelle’s 2022 Spring Music Competition piano performance here.