Kevin Cho (15), born in 2003, began his piano study at four and a half with his mom and has been under the tutelage of Rufus Choi since 2013. His most recent winnings include 1st place at the 2018 National MTNA-Kawai Junior Piano Competition and the Grand prize at the 2017 Young Muse International Music Festival which brought him another performance at Carnegie Hall where he has debuted in 2014. He has also won 1st place at both the 2017 Lansum International Music Festival and 2017 James Ramos Int’l Video Competition. He is a recipient of the 2015 David Weiss Scholarship. He has appeared as a soloist with the Antelope Valley College Symphony Orchestra (2016), SYMF Orchestra (2014) and the Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra (2013). His past top prize winning competitions include Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition, American Protege International Competition for Strings and Piano, Katheryne Gawartin Chopin Competition, Glendale Competition, MTAC Solo/Concerto Competition, Gail Newby Concerto Competition, Robert Turner Piano Concerto Competition, SYMF (Young Artist, Open Solo, Baroque, American Composers and Concerto), CAPMT Sonata festival, CAPMT Concerto Competition, and the WLA- MTAC Alice Frazier Kitchen Memorial Scholarship Competition. He has taken master classes and coachings with Oxana Yablonskaya, John Perry, Charles Fierro, Mark Richman, Dmitry Rachmanov, Sasha Starchevich, and Sarkis Baltaian.