Jin-Hwa Choi is currently a DMA candidate at the Peabody Institute of Music at Johns Hopkins University, where she earned her MM in composition studying with Michael Hersch and Judah Adashi. She earned her BM in composition and music education and MM in composition from the Seoul National University in South Korea. Choi's musical language is inspired by various aspects of life including painting, poetry, and her own daily experiences. She is Korean and combines Asian and Western musical characteristics in her works. Her compositions tend to illustrate her impressions through boundary-less tonal and atonal language.