Korean pianist Soyeon Lee has been hailed as a pianist with a huge, richly varied sound, a lively imagination and a firm sense of style. Ms. Lee has been rapturously received as guest soloist with The Cleveland Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, and symphony orchestras of Columbus, Napa Valley, San Diego, Scottsdale, Shreveport, New York City’s Park Avenue Chamber Symphony and Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional (Dominican Republic), including performances under the batons of Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, Jahja Ling and Ott-Werner Mueller.
Recital appearances include New York City programs at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall and Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall and Lincoln Center for the Performing Art’s Alice Tully Hall as the recipient of The Juilliard School’s prestigious William Petschek Award. Born in South Korea, Soyeon Lee began studying the piano at the age of five. At age nine, she moved to the United States where she went on to earn her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The Julliard School, where she studied with Jerome Lowenthal and Robert McDonald. While at Julliard, she earned several distinguished awards. Soyeon Lee is a winner of the 2004 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, as well as the Second and Mozart prizes of the Cleveland International Piano Competition and the Bronze Medal of the Paloma O’Shea Santander International Piano Competition.