A native of Thailand, Mintra Rungruengsorakarn began her musical training at the age of 4. She received her master of music degree from Mannes School of Music and her bachelor of music degree from Eastman School of Music.
A pianist with a passion for singing, Ms. Rungruengsorakarn discovered her love for teaching while working with the Yamaha Music Foundation in 2009. She has taught students of all ages ranging from 4 to 17 years old and has a strong desire for all of her students to succeed. She has been an adjudicator for Yamaha Thailand Music Festival preliminary round for voice and piano since 2015. She was also recently selected as one of three pianists to win the Teaching Fellowship at Mannes.
As a performing artist, Ms. Rungruengsorakarn made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2016. Since her first competition at the age of 9, she has won many awards and prizes, including the 8th Bangkok Chopin Piano Competition, the 3rd Beethoven Piano Competition, Yamaha Thailand Music Festivals, and Rondo Young Artist Piano Competition. She has performed in Italy, Singapore and extensively in Bangkok and America.