Born in Seoul, Korea, Jeanie Lee made her international debut at age 12 with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Upon coming to the United States, she continued her studies as a full scholarship student at The Juilliard School and Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, where she received a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree.
Lee won the First Prizes at the Fine Arts Society Competition, the Piano Forte Magazine Competition, and the Juilliard Concerto Competition. She was invited to the “Virtuosi 2000” International Music Festival in St. Petersburg, where she received the “Best of Festival” award and to perform in Alice Tully Hall as part of the Mozart Bicentennial at Lincoln Center series. Ms. Lee has given recitals at prestigious venues such as the Bunka Kaikan National Arts center in Tokyo, Place des Arts in Montreal, the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Seoul National Arts Center and the Terrace Theatre at the Kennedy Center.
An active chamber musician, she has made numerous appearances in the “Wednesday at Lincoln Center” chamber series, Museum of Natural History concert series, and many others. As a member of Contemporary Music Presenters of Washington D.C., she has performed with members of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and National Philharmonic at the Millennium Stage of Kennedy Center, Strathmore Hall and the Library of Congress.
Pi Kappa Lambda; Piano studies with Ellen Mack, Robert McDonald, Boris Slutsky, and Richard Fabre; Piano Pedagogy with Carol Prochazka.;Chamber music studies with Martin Beaver, Lewis Kaplan, and Walter Trampler; Piano Duo studies with Edward Roberts and Nancy Roldan; Faculty,Rivers Conservatory.