Washington Conservatory of Music presents
Friday, August 3, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Washington Conservatory at Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD 20812
Admission by Donation | directions
Jaewon Lee is an accomplished pianist and award-winning teacher. She has been a faculty member of the Washington Conservatory of Music since 2008 and maintains a private studio in North Potomac, MD. She also enjoys collaborating with a wide variety of chamber groups and soloists.
Her numerous solo recitals include a performance of all twenty-four Chopin Etudes at the Sejong Cultural Center in Seoul, South Korea. She has won many piano competitions, including a concerto competition with the Seoul National University Orchestra to play at the National Theater of Korea. Jaewon's other achievements include advancing to the semifinal round of the Pro Art in New York, and receiving the William Kurzban Prize from the Cleveland Institute of Music. She has been heard on WCLV, a classical music radio station in Cleveland, and has collaborated with members of the Cleveland Orchestra as a chamber musician. She has played concertos with the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra, the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Central Philharmonic Orchestra, the Suburban Symphony Orchestra, and the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra.
Jaewon is the chair of the Washington Music Teachers Association ConcertoFest. Her students have won numerous competitions including the international American ProtÃ©gÃ© Piano and Strings competition, Music-Fest Rising Talents, as well as Maryland State Teachers Association, Washington Music Teachers Association and Montgomery County Teachers Association competitions. Previously, at the Cleveland Music School Settlement, Jaewon was a member of faculty for fourteen years, coached chamber groups, and founded and directed the summer piano camp. Jaewon Lee obtained her Artist Diploma from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and her B.A. and Master of Music in piano performance from Seoul National University. At the New England Conservatory of Music, she studied with Leonard Shure, a pupil of Arthur Schnabel. She also studied under Paul Schenly and Sergei Babayan at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
An informal one-hour casual concert featuring classical piano to top off your summer evening at Art Walk in the Park. Sit back and relax while you experience the music.
This program is presented in coordination with Art Walk in the Park. Every First Friday, May through September from 6pm to 8pm, the Glen Echo Park Partnership hosts open studios and artist demonstrations in the Park's many visual arts studios and galleries. Each month features different activities.
The Washington Conservatory is a nationally accredited community music school for students of all ages. The Conservatory welcomes both seasoned and novice classical concert-goers and encourages families to attend our concerts with their children.
Parking is available in the large parking lot at Glen Echo Park.
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