Monday, July 20, 2015

Jammie Lee: 2nd Prize, Piano, Cat.B | 2015

Jammie is presently a Grade 8 student at River Heights School in Brandon, and has studied with Dr. Kyung Kim at Brandon University’s School of Music for the past five years. He was most recently winner of Associated Manitoba Arts Festival (AMAF) Edith Munroe Scholarship (2015 Provincial Music and Arts Festival) and was the youngest ever winner of Western Financial Group Tudor Bowl as the most outstanding senior pianist at the 2015 Brandon Festival of the Arts.

He was previously awarded the P.A. Kennedy Memorial Trophy (Grade 10) and the most promising young performer award at the Brandon Festival of the Arts, and placed second nationally in his age category in the National Finals of the 2010 Canadian Music Competitions. He performs actively throughout the Southern Manitoba and Westman area, including for the Winnipeg Symphony “Musicians in the Making” pre-concert, the Eckhardt-Grammate Conservatory Honors recital, for Neepawa’s Mayfest, and for Gladstone’s Emerging Young Artists Series.

Before immigrating to Manitoba, Jammie was enrolled in the prestigious Musical Academy for gifted children at the Seoul Arts Centre, where he was the recipient of numerous awards, and performed actively in different venues throughout Korea.