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Giljae LEE


– date of birth: 4th of May 1992

– is currently studying at the Musikhochschule Lübeck

– studied at Seoul Arts High School, The Colburn School, the Korean National University of Arts with Troels Svane, Kangho Lee, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Ronald Leonard, Sun Yee Chung

– has reached the semi-final in the “Pablo Casals” International Cello Competition

– was selected and performed recitals in the Kumho Young Artist Series, the KNUA Series

Prizes: Laureate of Shinhan Music Awards, Ewha Kyunghyang Music Competition, Joongang Music Concours, Music Association of Korea Competitions, Busan Music Concours

First Round
Popper Etude no. 20 op. 73
Haydn Cello Concerto no. 1 in C major
Schumann Adagio and Allegro op. 70

Second Round
Brahms Sonata op. 99
Ligeti Sonata for Solo Cello
Rostropovich Humoresque op. 5

Enescu Sonata no. 2 in C major op. 26
Shostakovich Sonata in D minor op. 40

Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor op. 104