Born in Seoul, Yoon-soo Cho began studying music at the age of eight at the Yewon Arts School and the Seoul Arts High School. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Seoul National University and then studied at the Peabody Conservatory (USA) and Rutgers University (USA).

A laureate and winner of national and international competitions, Yoon-soo Cho regularly performs at various music festivals, including MusicAlta (France), Rutger SummerFest (USA), and the Aspen Music Festival (USA). She is known not only as a pianist, but also as a lecturer, musicologist, teacher and music critic.

Yun-Su Cho has performed with many orchestras and musical ensembles and is a member of the jury of various international competitions, including: The Central Music School International Competition (Russia), the Hong Kong-Asia Open Piano Competition (Hong Kong), the Dino Ciani International Competition (Italy), and others. Dino Ciani International Competition (Italy) and others. Hong KongAsia Open Piano Competition (Гонконг), Международный конкурс им. Дино Чиани (Италия) и другие.