Chaiwon Ra had graduated Yonsei University. He holds KA Diplom and Master of Chambermusic at The National University of Stuttgart. He also attended the Konzert Examen and Orchestersolist courses at The National University of Mannheim.
Chaiwon the first prizes at Dong-A music Competition, The Music Association of International Art and Culture, Magazine Flute& competitions. He has been also awarded International Competition of Theobald Böhm in 2011. He has appeared regularly as solist with many orchestras including Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester, The Baden Badener Philharmonie, Korean Symphony, Seoul Philharmonic and Prime philharmonic orchestras.
As a soloist he has been invited to appear at The Heidelberg chamber music festival, Sapporo Flute convention, Jeju international festival, PyeongChang Music Festival, Casals Festival in Korea and he had many solo recitals at Stuttgart, Mannheim, Kumho Art Hall and Seoul Arts Center.
Lately he is the principal flutist in Seocho Phiharmoniker and he is a adjunct professor at Yonsei Unversity, Kynghee Unversity, Kookmin Unversity, Dong-A Unversity and as a lecturer at Korea National Unversity of Arts.