As an avid soloist, chamber musician, and collaborative pianist, Minji Lee, from South Korea, appeared at numerous concerts and festivals nationally and abroad. When Lee was eleven, she made her first debut performing Mendelssohn Piano Concerto in G minor with the National Ukraine Symphony Orchestra in Korea.
Since she arrived in the United States, she has received top awards in Lennox International Young Artists Competition, International Young Artist Piano Competition in Washington DC, and MTNA National Finals. She was also presented in prestigious music festivals, including Aspen Music Festival, Honeywell Arts Academy with a full fellowship and scholarship. Throughout her studies, Lee has been offered full scholarships by the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University and Shenandoah Conservatory. She is currently pursuing her Doctoral degree at Shenandoah Conservatory. She has received masterclasses or mentorships from Leon Fleisher, Richard Goode, Pascal Rogé, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Anton Nel, Ann Schein, Jeremy Denk, Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Anne-Marie McDermott, Finghin Collins, Susan Starr, Orion Weiss, Peter Dugan, and Alexander Bernstein. Her primary teachers have been John O’Conor, Boris Slutsky and Hyoung Joon Chang.