Faculty Name

Andrew Choi, DMA





Office Location

Milligan 2102


D.M.A., Piano Performance, University of South Carolina
P.S., Classical Piano, Manhattan School of Music
M.M., Classical Piano, Manhattan School of Music
B.M., Classical Piano, Manhattan School of Music


A Korean-American pianist, Andrew Choi, DMA, has performed in the United States, Czech Republic and South Korea. He has played at venues such as the Kosciuszko Foundation, Pilzen Summer Music Academy, and Spears Center for the Arts. His achievements include winning prizes at the Charleston International Music Competition, Quebec International Music Competition, Grand Metropolitan International Music Competition, Golden Classic Musical Awards, and North International Music Competition.

An avid collaborator, he has collaborated with many musicians in concerts and masterclasses. He has also served as a young juror at the 2020 Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition. As a recipient of the President Award Scholarship, Dr. Choi holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees, and Professional Studies Certificate from Manhattan School of Music. He received a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from the University of South Carolina in August 2022. His previous teachers include Dr. Joseph Rackers, Dr. Marc Silverman, and Dr. Donn-Alexandre Feder.

Courses Taught



A Performance Guide to "Four Piano Pieces, Opus 1" by Evgeny Kissin


LISZT Variations on J. S. Bach "Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen", S. 180

Kissin Four Piano Pieces, Op. 1

Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25