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. Characterized by her “grounded interpretations and solid sound, ” Yoon Lee has been on the stages of Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Château de Fontainebleau, the Schumann-Haus Museum in Leipzig, Hamarikyu Asahi Hall, and Seoul Arts Center in addition to many other stages in the New York, Europe, and Asia. Her live performances have been featured on WQXR in New York, and KBS, the national television station of South Korea.
As an avid chamber musician, Yoon Lee has performed as a guest artist in the Eat, Drink, and Be Literary series at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in NYC, the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival in Maine, and the Cayuga Chamber Concert Series, among others. In the summer of 2017, she made her debut at the Heifetz Institute. 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 and performs as the representative of the 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 been a member of the hamber music faculty at the Kneisel Hall Adult Chamber Music Institute, the Manhattan School of Music Pre-college division, and the 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 (www.noreearts.info).
Yoon is currently co-Artistic Director of Traveling Sounds Ensemble of Noree Performing Arts, while pursuing both a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the Manhattan School of Music (Piano Performance) and a Graduate Diploma degree at The Juilliard School (Collaborative Piano).