이경숙 KyungSook Lee, PianoMiss Lee is the greatest Korea pianist of our time and in 1985 she won first "Musician of the year" prize awarded by the magazine "Music Dong-A." In 1985and 1988 she was named the "Artist of the year," in 1987 she was awarded "The Nanpa Music Awards," in 1988 "The Korean Cristics Association Awards and the "Kim Soo-Goon Performing Arts Awards," and in 1994 she won "The Korean Artist Prize," and has held achair as a judge on the judging committee in the Munich and Japanese Sonoda
이진상 Jinsang Lee, Piano2009년 스위스 취리히 게자 안다 콩쿠르에서 동양인 최초 우승과 동시에 대회 역사상 최초로 슈만 상, 모차르트 상 그리고 청중상의 모든 특별상을 휩쓴 피아니스트 이진상은 섬세한 감수성과 유려한 테크닉, 날카로운 지성과 카리스마를 겸비했다는 평론가들의 극찬과 대중의 열렬한 호응을 얻으며 세계적인 음악가로서 자리매김했다.
김태형 Tae-Hyung Kim, PianoPianist Tae-Hyung Kim has been recognized by numerous prestigious competitions such as the City of Porto International Piano Competition (the winner and the Best Interpretation Prize of Beethoven Sonata), Jeunesses Musicales International Piano Competition (second prize); Hastings International Piano concerto Competition (first prize and Audience prize), and fifth place
at the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition.
김규연 Kyu Yeon Kim, PianoKyu Yeon Kim has given recitals and concerts in the United States, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands, Japan, China and Australia and has appeared as a soloist with a number of orchestras, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, the National Orchestra of Belgium, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, the KBS Orchestra, Utah Symphony Orchestra, Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra, Bucheon Philarmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie.
이한나 Hanna Lee, ViolaBorn in Korea in 1985, Hanna Lee began playing the viola as a student of Prof. Soon Wha Oh at the Korean National University of Arts, receiving her Bachelor's Degree in 2004. After finishing her studies in Korea, she moved to the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, USA where she received a Performance Diploma under Roberto Diaz, later moving to the New England Conservatory in Boston, completing a Master's Degree under Prof. Kim Kashkashian in 2009.
이명주 Myung-Joo Lee, SopranoGerman newspaper Abendzeitung twice named her “Star of the Week” (Der Stern der Woche). She has also participated in the Mozart Festival (Bad Reichenhall, Germany) as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni. In Asia, MyungJoo Lee has performed with Korea’s most prominent orchestras as well as with the Shanghai Symphony. In 2008 she was Mimi (La Bohème) under Maestro Myung-Whun Chung, who subsequently invited her to sing in the widely broadcast Commemorative Concerts for the Nation.
양지영 Ji Young Yang, SopranoA graduate of the Adler Fellowship program of the San Francisco Opera, the young Korean soprano Ji Young Yang is a gifted singer possessing a voice of sheer beauty and described as “silvery,” “fluent,” and “graceful.” Her recent European debut in a performance and recording of the Soprano Solo in Mahler’s 4th Symphony with the BBC Scottish Symphony in Glasgow and Perth.
Shao-Chia Lu 샤오치아 뤼He won three important first prizes at renowned international conductor competitions: Besancon, Pedrotti, and the Kirill Kondrashin Competitions. He began his opera career as Erster Kapellmeister at the Komische Oper Berlin. Numerous guest performances followed, including the Australian Opera Sydney, the English National Opera, the Theatre de la Monnaie in Brussels, den Norske Opera in Oslo, the Oper Frankfurt, Staatsoper Hamburg, Staatsoper Stuttgart as well as the Deutsche Oper Berlin...
James RobinsonOne of the most sought after directors in the United States, he has directed new productions for the Seattle Opera, Houston Grand Opera, New York City Opera, Minnesota Opera, San Diego Opera, San Francisco Opera, Dallas Opera, and the Santa Fe Opera in addition to working with the Baltimore Symphony, the Hollywood Bowl, and the Minnesota Orchestra.
Mary BirnbaumNominated for Best Newcomer of 2015 at the International Opera Awards in London, Mary Birnbaum has been singled out as a young stage director to watch. Passionate about using live performance as a tool to create community as well as full-throttle acting, Birnbaum has directed opera and theater in New York, regionally and internationally.
Charles Murdock Lucas, Set DesignerNominated for Best Newcomer of 2015 at the International Opera Awards in London, Mary Birnbaum has been singled out as a young stage director to watch. Passionate about using live performance as a tool to create community as well as full-throttle acting, Birnbaum has directed opera and theater in New York, regionally and internationally.
Quartet KQuartet K (originally Quartet Knecht) was founded in 2013 and has rapidly established its reputation as one of the leading quartets in Korea. With three members from the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra (Music Director-Myung Hun Chung), and the violist from Ensemble Modern (Germany), the group is committed to achieving the highest musical integrity and sound. Their first album, an all Haydn CD, was released on Sony Classical Korea and has since been actively invited to perform in nationwide venues.