Lee, EunAe

LEE, EunAe

BiographyCompetitor Program

EunAe Lee performed at age 14 with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. She has since collected an impressive number of prizes, including the Korea Times National Piano Competition, the CBS Radio National Piano Competition, The Music Journal Piano Competition, the Seoul National University of Education Piano Competition, the Sook-Myung University Piano Competition, and the Karlfied Normann Scholarship Competition.

Ms. Lee won third prize in the Hilton Head International Competition in 2014. She was one of four finalists in The ARD International Music Competition (Munich, 2011). She also received two special prizes: the Alice Rosnet Prize for the interpretation of Béla Bartók and the Bärenreiter Urtext Prize.

Ms. Lee has been a long-time participant and performing associate at the Bowdoin International Music Festival. She has also performed in Mannes College’s Beethoven Institute.

She was one of a select few students who enrolled in Juilliard’s five-year accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree program, studying with Martin Canin. In 2010, she won the Mozart Concerto Competition at The Juilliard School, and performed with the Juilliard Orchestra at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Juilliard in 2009.

She has studied chamber music with Peter Basquin, Earl Carlyss, Rohan De Silva, Joseph Kalichstein, Lewis Kaplan, Seymour Lipkin, Kenneth Merrill, Constance Moore, and Emma Tahmiziàn. She has performed in the masterclasses of Jonathan Biss, Olivier Gardon, Robert McDonald, Richard Goode, Lang Lang, Julian Martin, Yong Hi Moon, and Thomas Sauer.

She has garnered her Artist Diploma at the Mannes College, The New School for Music, studying with Richard Goode. She is currently pursuing her Doctoral Studies in Piano Performance at Northwestern University, studying with Dr. James Giles.

EUNAE LEE  
PRELIMINARY ROUND ONE  
Earl Wild Hommage à Poulenc (after J. S. Bach)
Pierre Boulez Douze notations (1945)
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, op. 110
  Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
  Allegro molto
  Adagio ma non troppo
  Fuga – Allegro, ma non troppo
PRELIMINARY ROUND TWO  
Claude Debussy Etude No. 11 (Pour les arpèges composes)
Franz Josef Haydn  
  Sonata in B-flat Major, Hob. XVI:41
  Allegro
  Allegro di molto
Frédéric Chopin Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, op. 58
  Allegro maestoso
  Scherzo – Molto vivace
  Largo
  Finale – Presto non tanto
SEMI-FINAL ROUND  
Lera Auerbach Prelude in E Minor, op. 41, no. 4
  Prelude in E-flat Major, op. 41, no. 19
  Prelude in D Minor, op. 41, no. 24
Johannes Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, op. 24
Maurice Ravel Sonatine
  Modéré
  Mouvement de Menuet
  Animé
Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12 in C-sharp Minor
FINAL ROUND  
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, op. 23