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Korean-born pianist Jodie Lee, received most of her musical training in Toronto where she studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music. She has been a scholarship recipient of the Jackson Trovell Memorial Award, Felix Galimir Chamber Award, and the Colonel Peacock Scholarship given by the Kiwanis Club of Toronto Foundation. As a soloist and chamber musician, Jodie has been featured at the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music, Walter Hall at the University of Toronto, George Weston Recital Hall at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, the Palm Court Arts Complex of the OC Great Park in California, Anyang Foundation for Culture&Arts Centre in Korea, and the Rolston Recital Hall at the Banff Centre. Jodie was a founding member of the piano trio, Trio Danzka and was invited to the Chamber Music Residency Program at the Banff Centre in 2009 and 2010. She has been a first prize winner in the JoongAng Newspaper Piano Competition in Korea, the Royal Conservatory of Music Scholarship Competition, and was awarded the Felix Galimir Award for Chamber Music Excellence. She has been selected as the 2012 Toronto Heliconian Club's Young Artist and was presented in a recital.
Jodie has worked with many distinguished artists such as Anton Kuerti, John Perry, Gil Kalish, Miriam Fried, Henk Guittart, Steven Isserlis, and Donald Weilerstein. She also had her supplemental chamber studies with Annalee Patipatanakoon, James Parker, Lydia Wong, Shauna Rolston, and Erika Raum at the University of Toronto, and Michael Kannen, Maria Lambros, Violaine Melancon, and Seth Knopp at the Peabody Institute. Jodie received her Bachelor of Music from University of Toronto, received Master of Music degree at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in Piano Performance and was the recipient of the Clara Ascherfeld Award in Accompanying upon graduating. Jodie has recently completed her second Master’s degree in Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music at Rice University. Her teachers include Marietta Orlov, Yong Hi Moon and Virginia Weckstrom.
Her performance experience and her exceptional training with so many of the finest teachers in the world has equipped her to be a dedicated and sensitive teacher who can help students of any level set and attain their musical goals!