Music: Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities

Soyeon Lee (Music), pianist, is among twelve winners of the latest Chamber Music Society Two auditions and will join the CMS Two program in the 2012–13 season. This three-year program provides outstanding young performers in the early stages of major careers with unparalleled professional opportunities. During their residency, members participate in all aspects of musical life at CMS, including national and international tours; radio and television broadcasts; recordings; and performances in Alice Tully Hall, the Rose Studio, and the Kaplan Penthouse. Lee was selected from a pool of more than two hundred international applicants. The illustrious panel for the live round of auditions included CMS artistic directors David Finckel and Wu Han; cellist Laurence Lesser, faculty member and former president of the New England Conservatory of Music; Anthony Fogg, artistic administrator of the Boston Symphony; and Jeremy Geffen, director of artistic planning for Carnegie Hall. Moreover, Lee has numerous fall concerts on her schedule, in Texas, Connecticut, and New York; a winner of the 2010 Naumburg Award, she will perform the first of her Naumburg recitals at Weill Hall on October 13; and at 1 p.m. Thursday, November 3, as part of the Music in Midtown series, she joins Ran Dank (Music) in a piano duo program in Elebash Recital Hall, right here at the Graduate Center.  (posted 10-2011)

Submitted on: OCT 11, 2011

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