Yoon Lee, Piano
The Special Prize winner of the Anton G. Rubinstein International Piano Competition, Yoon Lee, is a solo pianist, chamber musician, and teacher, active in the New York metropolitan area. A pianist characterized by her grounded interpretations and solid sound, Yoon Lee has been on the stages of Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society, Château de Fontainebleau, the Schumann-Haus Museum in Leipzig, Hamarikyu Asahi Hall, and Seoul Arts Center. Her live performances have been featured on WQXR, America’s leading classical radio station in New York, and KBS, the national television station of South Korea. She is the pianist of Noree Piano Trio, a piano trio who won the title of Honor’s Piano Trio from the prestigious Juilliard School. As a collaborative pianist, Yoon Lee has been the pianist for master classes and studios by masters such as Itzhak Perlman, Leonidas Kavakos, Steven Isserlis, Frans Helmerson, David Geringas, Ida Kavafian, and Pamela Frank. Yoon Lee has taught piano and chamber music at Kneisel Hall Adult Chamber Music Institute, Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division, and Bergen Academy of Music. Her interests in other forms of art have led her to be involved with Noree Performing Arts, where she serves as a Principal Dancer and the Music Director.
Yoon is currently co-Artistic Director of Traveling Sounds Ensemble of Noree Performing Arts, while pursuing both a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Manhattan School of Music (Piano Performance) and a Graduate Diploma degree at The Juilliard School (Collaborative Piano).