Soyeon Kate Lee
First prize winner of the 2010 Naumburg International Piano Competition and the 2004 Concert Artist Guild International Competition, Korean-American pianist Soyeon Kate Lee has performed as soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Cleveland Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional of the Dominican Republic, Orquesta de Valencia, the Louisiana Philharmonic, the San Diego Symphony, and the Naples Philharmonic, Florida. In recent seasons she has given recitals at New York’s Zankel, Alice Tully, and Merkin halls, Kennedy Center, the Ravinia Festival, the National Auditorium, Madrid and the Herbst Theatre, San Francisco. Second prize and Mozart Prize winner of the Cleveland International Piano Competition and a laureate of the Santander International Piano Competition in Spain, she has worked extensively with Richard Goode, Robert McDonald, Ursula Oppens, and Jerome Lowenthal. She is the co-founder and artistic director of Music by the Glass, a concert series dedicated to bringing together young professionals in New York City. A Yamaha Artist, she is an Assistant Professor of Piano at the Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music.