Native Korean pianist Jungwon Jin debuted at the age of twelve with Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, performing Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1.
She came to the United States to study at the Juilliard School with György Sándor and Martin Canin. She continued her studies at the Manhattan School of Music with Constance Keene, and earned a Doctoral degree under Nancy Bricard at the University of Southern California.
Ms. Jin has been prize winner or finalist in many musical competitions including the Juilliard Concerto Competition, the Manhattan School Concerto Competition, the USC Concerto Competition, the Young Artist Guild Competition, the Sydney and New Orleans International Competitions, and Louise McMahone International Competition.
Ms. Jin also received the Most Distinguished Music Award at the IBLA International Competition in Sicily, Italy.
Ms, Jin’s recital at New York's Carnegie Hall took place in 2005. Recordings include Selected Solo Highlights from the Sydney International Piano Competition, and In Search of Light: Works of Claude Debussy.
The latter was a featured recording at the famed Van Gogh Exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and renditions of Debussy and Rachmaninoff were praised for "their regality and impeccable control of dynamics" by the Sydney Herald.