South Korean soprano Jungwon Choi graduated with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in voice from Kyung Hee University. She is currently studying at the USC Thornton School of Music, where she recently performed Corinna in Il Viaggio a Reims with USC Opera. In 2008, she won a special prize at the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition. She received an Encouragement Award in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Her operatic debut was as Azema in Semiramide at the Seoul Art Center Opera House. Other engagements include performances with the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra, KBS Symphony Orchestra, Seoul Metropolitan Music Orchestra.