Bogyeong Lee

Bogyeong Lee was born in Incheon, South Korea and started playing piano at the age of five. Her musical talent soon blossomed when she was admitted to the Incheon Korean Educational Center for Gifted Children. Later on, she pursued studying piano at the Incheon Arts High School and the College of Music of Dankook University, under the tutorage of professor Youngbang Cho. Miss Lee was as a top fellowship student and earned magna cum laude from both institutions. She received Master of Music Degree, studying with professor Emile Naoumoff, at the Jacobs School of Music at the Indiana University with Graduate Tuition Award and Artistic Excellence Fellowship. Currently, she is pursuing her Doctorate of Musical Arts degree under Dr. Ksenia Nosikova at the University of Iowa School of Music, while holding the position of Teaching Assistant of piano department and Pre-College Piano Conservatory as well. Ms. Lee was a winner of the Concerto Aria Competition at the University of Iowa in 2018 and a Special Award winner for the best performance of Contemporary Work from E-Piano Musik Fest in Minnesota in 2017. Her other professional successes include the 1st prize of Carl Czerny National Music Competition in 2010, Korean Herald Music Competition in 2009, the classic music magazine “Edu-classic” Competition in 2008, the Superintendent Youth Music Competition, Seo-got Cultural Festival Competition, and Central Music Daily competition 2006 in Seoul, South Korea. Orchestral engagements include performance of Mozart Piano Concerto in C Minor, K. 491 with the Indiana University students’ orchestra in 2015 and Beethoven Piano Concerto in C minor with the Millennium Symphony in Korea in 2005. Recital performance highlights include solo recital ‘variation series’ in E-won cultural center in Seoul, Korea as a winner from Young Artist competition in 2009.Bogyeong Lee.jpg

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