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Dr. Jeewon Lee
Doctor of Musical Arts, Rice University
Master of Music, The Juilliard School
Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University

Praised for her poetic artistry and brilliant technique, Jeewon Lee has performed extensively as a solo and collaborative pianist with appearances in major venues such as, Seoul Arts Center (Korea) the Gewandhaus Hall (Germany), Alice Tully Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Library of Congress and Carnegie-Weill Recital Hall (USA).

Jeewon Lee's charm on stage and distinguished playing has been recognized by many national and international competitions in Korea and the United States. In 2012, she was awarded the Patricia Solomon Piano Prize in 2012 William Kapell International Piano Competition. In 2008 and 2009, she was a finalist of the Houston Symphony's Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition and won the Audience Award for two consecutive years. She was also a top prize winner in Frinna Awerbuch International Piano Competition, Texas Young Artist Competition, Cho-Sun Competition, Young Musicians Foundation Audition and Korea Times Music Competition among many others. Her success in competitions and recognition on solo stages have led to performances with orchestral performances with the Houston Symphony, New West Symphony, the Conroe Symphony and the Shepherd School of Music Symphony Orchestra and numerous performances have been broadcast live on local and national radio stations.

An avid chamber music player, she has appeared in recitals with musicians such as Cho-Liang Lin, Desmond Hoebig and Jing Wang. Jeewon Lee completed a four-city recital tour with violinist Sung-Sic Yang in Korea and formed a chamber music ensemble, Uptown Camerades, with musicians of Sejong Soloists. In the Leipzig International Music Festival, Jeewon Lee was featured on the Leipzig Radio and at the Gewandhaus Hall with the principal cellist of the Gewandhaus Orchestra, Christian Giger. In La Jolla Summerfest 2008, Jeewon Lee performed as a part of the fellowship piano trio in residence and was the most featured artist of the festival. Additionally Jeewon Lee has been in residence at Banff Chamber Music Residency and Sarasota Music Festival.

Jeewon Lee studied with Hae-Jeon Lee and Daniel Pollack privately. After graduating from Northwestern University with a double degree in Music and Economics, she went on to study with Julian Martin at the Juilliard School (Master of Music) and Jon Kimura Parker at Rice University (Doctor of Musical Arts). A committed educator, Jeewon Lee previously served on the faculty at Indiana University - Bloomington, Seoul National University, Seoul Arts High School, Kyung Hee University and Yeungnam University. Recently, Jeewon Lee relocated from her hometown Seoul, Korea to Los Angeles in 2018, and now lives with a loving husband, Jae, and a bright and adorable one-year-old daughter, Gia. Jeewon Lee looks forward to keeping an active performing career and meeting new students in the area.

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Los Angeles, California
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