21-year-old Chomchat Silarat, a native of Bangkok, Thailand, stands among the most prominent pianists in the country. Chomchat graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where she received a full tuition scholarship, studying under Arnaldo Cohen. Starting in this Fall, Chomchat will continue her study for the master degree in piano performance at Cleveland Institute of Music under the guidance of Antonio Pompabaldi.
In 2011, Chomchat held her debut concerto performance with Silpakorn Summer School orchestra under the Baton of Maestro Hikotaro Yazaki.
Chomchat has actively performed nationally and internationally, both solo and in collaboration. Winning numerous top awards from competitions, Chomchat had given performances in Asia and Europe including Thailand, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Germany, France and Italy.
Chomchat had her first debut in the States after winning the third place from The American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition resulting in the performance at Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall, New York, USA.
Since 2012, she has been giving charity recitals every Summer in her hometown in order to raise money for the disadvantaged, children, and people with disease. She believed that her ability to perform music can communicate meaningful message to the society.