Cellist, Yoon-Kyung Cho has been accepted to the "Classe d'excellence de violoncelle"(2014-2015) of Gautier Capuçon in cooperation with Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris. She also won Second Prize at the Johannes Brahms International Competition in Pörtschach (Austria) and the Concerto Competition at Royal College of Music and will perform Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.1 with RCM Symphony Orchestra in London. In her native South Korea, she has won numerous competitions including Silver Medal at the KBS-KEPCO Music Competition and First Prize in the Busan Times Competition; she has also performed Dvorak's Cello Concerto with the KBS Symphony Orchestra, which was broadcast on KBS TV.
She appeared as a chamber musician at the Sarasota International Music Festival (USA), Heifetz International Institute (USA), and Kirishima International Music Festival (Japan). Yoon-kyung received a Bachelor of Music from Seoul National University with a high distinction and studied at The Juilliard School for a Master of Music with Timothy Eddy. She is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma at the Royal College of Music in London with Melissa Phelps, as an RCM Scholar supported by a Henri Cowell Soiree d'Or Award.