Korean American pianist, Wooju Lee, is an avid performer and teacher of music. He began piano lessons at aged six and clarinet lessons at aged ten. Since then, he has performed in various halls, master classes, and competitions, most notably for Stephen Hough’s Masterclass presented by Chamber Music Connections, in which Mr. Hough called Wooju’s performance of “Ondine” from Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit “good” and “beautiful.” He also won prizes in several competitions, including first place in CEOMTA Buckeye Audition and third place in the Graves Competition. Wooju currently studies with Dr. Caroline Hong at the Ohio State University, where he recently graduated from. Additionally, his past teachers include Jung Ja Kim, Vivian Ripley, and David Thomas (clarinet). Wooju also enjoys teaching and is currently employed at Music & Arts as a piano and clarinet teacher.
You can find Wooju’s 2022 20th Century Music Competition piano performance here.