Ms. Bonghee Lee

Pianist and music columnist, Ms. Bonghee Lee performs actively as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States and South Korea. She graduated from Yewon School, Seoul Arts High School, and Yonsei University with a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance in South Korea. She has also obtained a Master of Music degree from the Peabody Conservatory where she was awarded both the Sarah Stulman Zieler Prize and the Lillian Gutman Memorial Prize.

Having participated in numerous international festivals and concert series, Ms. Lee demonstrates excellence in both virtuosity and musicality. She has performed in master classes for regarded concert pianists such as Leon Fleisher and Oliver Kern. Furthermore, she has performed in various venues including Lincoln Center in New York, Strathmore Mansion, The Baltimore War Memorial, Shriver Hall, Friedberg Concert Hall, Leith Symington Griswold Hall, Hilda and Douglas Goodwin Hall, Falvey Hall, Enoch Pratt Library in Maryland, Gilles-Lefebvre Concert Hall in Canada, and acclaimed concert halls in South Korea.

A passionate teacher, Ms. Lee has more than ten years of experience teaching students of all ages and skills. She is an active piano instructor and pianist, and has been an accompanist at the Peabody Conservatory and Preparatory since 2010.

Currently, under the guidance of Ellen Mack, Ms. Lee is a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University where she was a Graduate Assistant in the Accompanying department from 2013 to 2015. Since 2016, she is an active music columnist at the Korea Times.