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John Lee

Consultant Teacher - Piano

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MMus -The Royal College of Music

BMus -The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts



Hailed as "a young but immense pianist" displaying "his absolute control and unwavering technique, combined with elegance, natural phrasing" (La Verdad, críticas de música), John Lee has quickly won over audience and critics alike over his début performance with the Murcia Symphony Orchestra (ÖSRM) in Spain, which was described as a "surpassing performance over the preceded'.  


John has been a frequent winner in international competitions. He was awarded the First Prize in the Watford International Piano Competition, CLAMO International piano competition, Hong Kong International Piano Open competition and He was the recipient of the Hopkinson Gold Medal in RCM Chappell medal competition. He also won the Silver Medallist in the 16th Chopin International Piano Competition in Asia and in the 79th Steinway and Sons International Youth Competition. 


A recipient of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund, he obtained his Bachelor of Music degree from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, studying with Ms Julie Kuok and professor Gabriel Kwok. Upon graduation, he achieved his Master's degree at the Royal College of Music, under the tutelage of Russian pedagogue Dina Parakhina.  


John has been a frequent performer around the globe, he has performed extensively in the UK, Spain and China. Recently in 2021 & 2023, John was invited to perform in the RTHK Beethoven 250th anniversary project and the Rachmaninoff 150th anniversary concert series. Both concerts are broadcasted and extremely well received. 

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