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Kyung-Hwa Lee participated and received awards in both domestic and international competitions such as the ChosunIlbo Concour, Teenager Concour, Dr. Josef Dichler Wettbewerb in Vienna, Citta di Marsala in Italien, Jacopo Linussio in Italien, and Padova. She is one of the last pupils of the world-famed pianist Hans Leygraf where she participated in the making of the DVD series for Fundamental Piano Lessons to preserve Leygraf’s legendary piano pedagogy techniques.

She currently serves as the director of Piano Boulevard, Korea’s leading piano ensemble, and is in charge of the management of the ensemble. Since 2013 Piano Boulevard had performed more than 10 concerts in Goyang Aram Nuri, Mapo Arts Center, and Busan Hall of Film. She was invited by Music for One Cambodia to offer masterclasses and seminars for the students of the Royal University of Fine Arts. In 2016, she co-directed the concert Piano Meets Film at the Yonsei Kumho Arts Hall. Most recently, she was involved in the Peace and Life Zone (PLZ) Festival as the Performing Arts Director which took place at the DMZ National Botanical Garden along with the United Nations’ Chamber Ensemble and Seoul Arts Center Youth Performing Arts Company.

Kyung-Hwa Lee has a great interest in modern Korean composers where she analyzed 5 Pieces for Piano by Lee-sang Yoon during her study in Austria. She continues to display her interests in the modern works of Korean composers through sponsorship and invitations through various organizations such as the Korean Association of Music and the Korean Society of 21st Century Music.

Kyung-Hwa Lee was admitted to the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna at the age of 16 where she later received Bachelor and Master degrees, then continued further at Mozarteum University Salzburg on Konzertexamen. She then returned to Korea where later received a doctoral degree from Hansei University. Her doctoral thesis, A Comparative Study of Clavier Sonata VB 195 & 196 by Joseph Martin Kraus, was highly recognized by the music community as the first scholastic research that had compared two piano pieces by Kraus. She introduced Kraus’ work at her solo recital held at the Kumho Art Hall in 2016 and plans to record the works of J. M. Kraus near future. She currently is an adjunct faculty at the Kangwon University, Gyewon Arts High School, Gyeonggi Arts High School, and Hansei University. She is also an appointed researcher at the Hansai University Cultural Convergence Research Center. 

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