Gina Hyunmin Lee is a Korean-Canadian pianist, collaborator and educator. Gina’s 2022 – 2023 season included attendance to the Aspen Music School and Festival as an instrumental collaborative piano fellow and competing in the final rounds of the Coltman and the MTNA’s national chamber music competitions. As a recitalist and chamber musician, she has been invited to festivals and venues across North America, France and Austria including Songfest, international sommerakademie of the University of music and performing arts Vienna, Indian River Music Festival, Toronto Arts and Letters Club, and Roy Thompson Hall.
Gina is grateful for her formative years spent at the University of Toronto, where she completed her undergraduate and master’s degrees. There, her mentors were pedagogues Dr. Midori Koga and the late Professor Marietta Orlov. Gina’s master’s research project was awarded Joseph-Armand Bombardier grant by the Canadian Research Council, which focused on the relationship between blindness and developing tactile and aural senses at the piano. At Eastman, Gina is pursuing her doctoral studies with Dr. Andrew Harley, where she serves as a studio accompanying graduate assistant and departmental assistant. Starting this fall, Gina joined the faculty at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where she serves as an applied music lesson instructor and ensemble pianist for the RIT singers.