Hyungi Lee

Hyungi Lee

Born in South Korea in 1996 and has been studying percussion for 7 years. She reached the semi-finals of the 2012 BBC Young Musician of the Year Competition and was awarded the Walter Todd Bursary for her performance. She won the first prize in the International Marimba Congress and Competition 2014 (Age II) held in Bamberg, Germany. And recently she won the RCM Percussion Competition twice in 2016 and 2017 and she won the runner-up prize at the Karl Jenkins Award 2017. She was awarded the Leaver's award in honour of Arthur Felsenstein from The Purcell School and an ABRSM scholarship from the Royal College of Music. She is also part of the RCM’s award-winning percussion quartet PERC’M having recently toured with them around Britain with marimba virtuoso Eric Sammut and Anders Astrand.