Franz von Chossy started his musical education in Munich (Germany). In 1999 he moves to the Netherlands and studies at the "Conservatorium van Amsterdam" with Rob Madna, Karel Boehlee and Rob van Bavel. In 2002 he works as a pianist for the Dutch television show "Flogiston" and the "National Wetenschapsquiz" (VPRO network).
in 2003 he moves to New York and studies at the "Manhattan School of Music". Among his teachers are Kenny Barron, Garry Dial, Dave Liebman, John Taylor and Kenny Werner. Additionally he studies filmcomposition with Edward Green.