Songeun Choi is a soloist and enthusiastic chamber musician. She has explored a wide range of repertoire, with a special interest in exploring the music of French composers including Ravel and Debussy. In chamber music, she enjoys exploring and performing works by British composers including Ireland and Sumsion.
She has performed in many concerts including Steinway Hall, Fazioli Concert Hall, Barbican, Wigmore Hall, King’s Place, Klassische Klavier Kultur Festival in Austria, the Venue in Leeds, and The Arts Club. She was the winner of the Open Concerto prize at the Ealing Festival in 2017 and was awarded third prize at the 2015 EPTA Composers Competition. Songeun’s fanfare composition was a winning entry for the Royal Opera House competition.
Songeun is also a member of the Odora Trio formed in 2017. Semi-finalists at the St Martin in the Fields Chamber Competition in 2020, the trio has performed widely throughout London and the UK with major performances including recitals for the National Trust and broadcasts for BBC Radio. They have also performed at venues including Hay Music, Whitstable, Southwark Cathedral, Grantham Music Club, Canterbury Music Club, The London Charterhouse and The Korean Cultural Centre. Their forthcoming engagements include performing for Lake District Summer Music.
Songeun is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music and The Purcell School. Supported by numerous scholarships including the Alfred Knight Award, she received her Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours and Master of Arts with Distinction. Upon graduation, she was also awarded the Dorothy Bryant Award and DipRAM, the highest performing award. Songeun has been under the tutelage of William Fong, Diana Ketler and Carole Presland.