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Chungho Lee -- Artists

2nd Prize, 32, South Korean

 Pianist Chungho Lee was born in Seoul, Republic of Korea. At the age of 15, he debuted for a solo recital at Kumho Art Hall in Seoul. He has performed in solo and chamber recitals around Europe and Asia including Chiang-Mai Music Festival, Music Alp Festival and Yeon-eum Piano Festival. He also performed at Chosun-Ilbo debut concert as a top student for graduation at Seoul National University which is the most renowned University in Korea. In addition, he performed in many public concerts as the pianist of the Korea Army Band. He is a prize-winner of numerous competitions, including Marian Garcia International Piano Competition, Thaviu-Isaak Piano Competition, Music Association of Korea Competition, Bechstein-Samik Piano Competition, Suri Music Competition, Seoul National Symphony Competition, Segye-Ilbo Music Competition, Seoul Young Chamber Music Competition, and Korea International Duo Competition. He studied at Seoul National University for his Bachelor of Music degree. He went on to earn his Master of Music from The Juilliard School under the guidance of Professor Matti Raekallio and Hung-Kuan Chen. In the spring of 2021, he earned his Master of Musical Arts degree from Yale School of Music. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts at Northwestern University with Professor Jose Ramon Mendez.