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The Korean conductor and composer Jaehyuck Choi was born in Seoul in 1994. He studied in New York at the Juilliard School and attended master classes at IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique) in Paris and in Royaumont, where he collaborated with Peter Eötvös. In 2015, Jaehyuck Choi founded the ensemble Blank in Korea, which is dedicated to contemporary music and which he has since led as composer and conductor. In 2017 Jaehyuck Choi was awarded First Prize for his Clarinet Concerto Nocturne III at the Concours de Genève. His works have been performed in the United States, Korea, and Europe by the Orchestre de Chambre de Genève, the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich, the Ensemble Dal Niente, and the TIMF Ensemble. Jaehyuck Choi, who is also interested in painting and film, lives in New York and Seoul.