Hyungjin Choi

Pianist. Composer. Arranger.


Hyungjin Choi

A native South Korean, Hyungjin Choi is a New York-based jazz pianist and vocalist.

After training as a classical pianist from her early age, Choi graduated from the prestigious Seoul Institute of the Arts in 2006 and moved to New York in 2008 to attend the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music where she earned a BFA degree in performing arts in 2010 with a jazz scholarship and the Noah Osnos scholarship.

There, Choi received the finest jazz education from such jazz masters as Sam Yahel, Reggie & Workman, Charles Tolliver, Jimmy Owens, Charlie Persip and Kevin Hays, and also became involved in many projects including that of the great Billy Harper.

She has recorded and performed actively in many venues across the United States both as a sideman and a band leader. She worked as a music director at Onnuri In2 Church in Manhattan and currently a faculty of the Music School of Westchester.

Choi's debut album "Tales Of A Dreamer" was released on March 24th, 2014.