Jong Ho Won
Born Jan. 14, 1988 .
Jong Ho Won was born in Seoul, South Korea, and started to play piano at the age of four. He first studied at the Sun-Hwa Arts School with professor Kim Keum Tae, who worked extensively on improving his performance skills. Jong Ho Won then left South Korea to pursue graduate studies in Freiburg, Germany, where he was awarded a special interpretation prize at the Arthur Lepthien Competition. He currently studies in Munich at the Conservatory there.
- 2010: Die Hochschule für Musik und Theater München (Munich Conservatory) with Margarita Hoehenrieder and Hans Christian Wille
- 2008-2010: University of Music in Freiburg with Pihsien Chen and Vitali Berzon
Prizes and awards
- 2009: Arthur Lepthien Competition at Freiburg University, special interpretation prize