Friday, July 24, 2020

Enoch Lee | 3rd Prize | Piano | 7th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Enoch Lee, from Pleasanton, California, (15) has studied music ever since he was 5 years old, and currently studies piano with Dr. Mihee Lee.

Enoch has won consistent awards in piano performance. Some of these include four first place medals, two second place medals, and Best Outstanding Gold Medalist Awards from the United States Open Music Competition ever since 2016.

Additionally, Enoch was selected for the Music Teacher’s Association of California's 2020 Panel Honors, and also won a second place award in the 2020 VOCE competition via piano.

He has also received a first place medal in the 2020 Best Prokofiev Performance from the Great Composer’s Competition Series.

Enoch has also played with Young People’s Symphony Orchestra as a pianist and a percussionist from 2018 to 2020, and has participated in several honor ensembles from organizations such as California Band Director’s Association, Northern California Band Association, California Music Educators Association, and San Jose State University. He has also appeared and performed at the 2019 Midwest Clinic.

Enoch also enjoys participating in his school's music ensembles, such as their marching band, concert band, and indoor percussion programs. He enjoys composing music and participating in community events via the Pleasanton Youth Theater Company, where he plays piano in musicals, and the Tri-Valley Symphonics, where the Symphonics ensemble uses a unique approach to combine music and storytelling at local libraries.

Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23, Frederic Chopin, 10 minutes

Vivace from Sonata No. 2 Op. 14 in D Minor, Sergei Prokofiev, 4.5 minutes