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Yejin Lee

Pianist Yejin Lee is an active soloist and a chamber musician based in the United States. Yejin’s performances have been praised for her “coloristic and poetic expressions” and “compelling and thrilling rhythmic senses,” and she has been invited to perform in many prestigious venues around the world. Yejin had her solo debut at Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall in New York with the invitation from the Annual Velia International Music Festival, and her appearances include as a guest artist at the Cultural Art Center in Jaen, Spain and the Tyler Recital Hall in Florida, and Seoul Arts Center as a soloist with Korean Symphony and Yong San Art Hall in Seoul, Korea. Claimed top awards at a number of national and international competitions, including at Dallas International Piano Competition, Kingsville International Piano Competition, Wideman International Piano Competition, Yejin also had a privilege to perform at leading music festivals and masterclasses at the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg, Banff Music Festival, Gijon Music Festival in Gijon, Spain and Piano Texas International Academy & Festival, where she shared musical inspiration with great pedagogues and pianists in this century like Richard Goode, Dmitry Bashkirov, Stephen Hough, John O’Conor, John Perry, and Karl-Heinz Kammering. Yejin holds both piano performance and vocal accompanying degrees from Oberlin Conservatory with honors under Haewon Song and Philip Highfill and Masters and Doctorate degrees from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University under Boris Slutsky. She currently serves as a piano faculty at Washington Conservatory of Music, a Professorial Lecturer at the George Washington University, and a pianist member of Baltimore Musicales. Additionally, as the Founder of Matinee.M, a house concert series in Mclean, VA, she is committed to bringing classical music to the community, and performs with talented guest artists in the DMV area, including members of the National Symphony Orchestra.

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